History / Preservation

September 21, 2005, 12pm PDT
In banishing the Marshall Fields name, Federated Department Stores is just doing to Chicago what's its already done to cities across the country. The implications are anything but positive, writes Lynn Becker.
Repeat
September 20, 2005, 1pm PDT
An Italian enthusiast examning maps of the region around his home using two new Google mapping products discovers the remains of an ancient Roman Villa.
Nature
September 19, 2005, 11am PDT
The preservation of urban wall art is stirring controversy in the city and around the country.
The Christian Science Monitor
September 17, 2005, 11am PDT
Three long-lost buildings from Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House are being rebuilt brick by brick.
The Buffalo News
September 13, 2005, 12pm PDT
Hurricane Katrina devastated historic districts, properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and numerous other historicall important buildings.
The New York Times
September 10, 2005, 7am PDT
Many historic buildings were also lost in the wake of the devastating hurricane.
Sun Herald
September 8, 2005, 1pm PDT
While much attention is being focused on rebuilding and repair, focus should also be placed on regaining the culture.
Dallas News
September 8, 2005, 12pm PDT
Preservationists trying to salvage built heritage damaged by Katrina ask, will these historic sites be the same place anymore?
The New York Times
September 7, 2005, 11am PDT
Eclectic book publisher Taschen reprints Joan Labeu's 1665 "Atlas Maior", one of history's finest examples of mapmaking. [Includes 6 photos.]
Taschen
September 7, 2005, 10am PDT
In order to create a new New Orleans, we need to re-evaluate the role of government in housing the poor, redefine what we mean by homeland security, and learn to love our cities again.
Newsday
September 6, 2005, 11am PDT
Columnist John King examines the lessons about rebuilding a city that can be learned from the San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906.
The San Francisco Chronicle
August 22, 2005, 11am PDT
CBS Sunday Morning examines both sides of debates over historic landmarks in New York City, Chicago and St. Louis.
CBS News
August 20, 2005, 11am PDT
Frank Lloyd Wright's mural will become the focus of a cultural tour. (Includes photos.)
The Buffalo News
August 18, 2005, 1pm PDT
A group of scientists is trying to introduce African wildlife to North America.
The Denver Post
August 17, 2005, 11am PDT
The only remaining active Shaker community in the world has teamed up with 10 other conservation and preservation groups to curb sprawl and preserve their heritage.
Portland Press Herald
August 5, 2005, 11am PDT
WSJ columnist Cynthia Crossen looks back at the colorful Florida land rush of the 1920s.
Wall St. Journal
August 5, 2005, 5am PDT
Los Angeles Magazine profiles environmentalist Joe Edmiston, who may be the most powerful unelected official in the city.
Los Angeles Magazine
July 31, 2005, 11am PDT
Several lumber and furniture companies, are now offering a product line that prominently features salvaged wood.
Sustainable Business Insider
July 30, 2005, 1pm PDT
By utilizing photos, text, and a widespread community effort, 32 new porcelain panels at eight Silverline Bus stops will recount the history of Washington Street "one of Boston's most important -- and most neglected --thoroughfares."
The Boston Globe
July 29, 2005, 2pm PDT
Neighborhood preservationists worry as fast food joints close around the country.
The Onion