History / Preservation

May 28, 2005, 5am PDT
Fallujah, once known as the "city of mosques", is still largely in ruins four months after major fighting in the city ended.
Reuters AlertNet
May 19, 2005, 1pm PDT
Plans for the California river finally overcome all obstacles.
Los Angeles Times
May 16, 2005, 12pm PDT
Turn of the century courthouses in the South are changing with the times, while retaining their sense of history.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 1, 2005, 5am PDT
Increasingly, historic perservationists are using revitalization as a tool to save cities’ treasured buildings in historic cores.
The Planning Report
April 25, 2005, 11am PDT
A 53-minute documentary from 1961 on Philadelphia's traffic congestion problems, reported by legendary local TV newsman John Facenda, is recovered and restored.
April 24, 2005, 7am PDT
A military regime's attempt at conservation worries experts.
International Herald Tribune
April 8, 2005, 1pm PDT
A new study quantifies a substantial return on historic tax credits in Rhode Island.
Grow Smart RI
April 1, 2005, 10am PST
Officials at the National Trust for Historic Preservation that the role of preservation is changing to include neighborhood revitalization and the fight against urban sprawl.
The New York Times
March 25, 2005, 2pm PST
Establishing a military base on the site of the ancient city of Babylon called a "reckless act of cultural vandalism."
The Nation
March 24, 2005, 1pm PST
The only way to identify and hopefully preserve the architectural gems in a vast, overlooked neighborhood is to catalog every single building in it.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 21, 2005, 10am PST
Thomas L. Friedman writes that the Bush administration's energy policy and the "obsession" to drill for oil in Alaska's wildlife refuge "endangers" the U.S.
Star Tribune
March 15, 2005, 2pm PST
The city with nation's oldest and largest collections of historical structures cannot afford the tens of millions of dollars needed to acquire and preserve them.
St. Augustine Record
March 9, 2005, 7am PST
Historic value can't always save buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright from demolition.
The Christian Science Monitor
March 8, 2005, 6am PST
A Washington Native American tribe confronts the state for building over the burial sites of its ancestors.
Seattle Weekly
March 7, 2005, 10am PST
Wal-Mart's latest solution to ordinances that limit the size of stores is to build two smaller stores side-by-side.
The Washington Post
February 20, 2005, 5am PST
University officials are threatening eminent domain to acquire a Champaign local landmark to demolish and make way for a 900-space parking deck.
February 19, 2005, 9am PST
Archaeologists have begun excavations of what is believed to be an ancient city that was uncovered by the Dec. 26 tsunami.
Yahoo! Newswire
February 13, 2005, 9am PST
Under new management, the D.C. City Museum will reopen within the year.
The Washington Post
January 27, 2005, 9am PST
A panel of experts discusses Los Angeles' groundbreaking, city-wide historic resources survey.
The Planning Report
January 26, 2005, 10am PST
An upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case ruling could have a major impact on preservation and community revitalization.
National Trust For Historic Preservation