History / Preservation

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.
News-Gazette
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
January 12, 2005, 7am PST
Architects and planners are eager to help tsunami victims rebuild. But Western solutions are not always the best.
The Guardian Unlimited
January 10, 2005, 9am PST
The debate over preserving L.A.'s Ambassador Hotel is a perfect case study in historic preservation in this 'equivocal city.'
The Los Angeles Times
January 6, 2005, 5am PST
APA Senior Research Associate James Schwab discusses lessons to be learned and explores what we already know about tsunamis from prior research.
American Planning Association
January 3, 2005, 2pm PST
The 41-story Singer Building, an elegant Beaux-Arts tower, was the tallest in the world when it was completed in 1908. Why was it demolished in 1967?
The New York Times
January 3, 2005, 8am PST
Poorly planned development has made India's coastlines vulnerable.
Channel News Asia
December 14, 2004, 1pm PST
A Canadian company wants to begin extracting gold and silver from a mountain in Cerro de San Pedro.
The Christian Science Monitor
December 14, 2004, 12pm PST
Philadelphians debate whether an imitation colonial-style building from the 1960s should be preserved for its historic significance.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
December 13, 2004, 6am PST
Historic facade easements create a tax windfall in D.C.
The Washington Post
December 7, 2004, 10am PST
Xochimilco (the “Venice of the New World” located 20 km from Mexico City), a World Heritage Site designated in 1987, is threatened with removal from the list because of the impacts of pollution, erosion, and urban sprawl.
The Courier-Journal
December 7, 2004, 8am PST
Rick Caruso aims to reinvent a cultural icon -- the mall.
The Los Angeles Times
December 3, 2004, 7am PST
An architectural consultant outlines the city's need to connect its historical treasures.
Philadelphia City Paper
December 2, 2004, 11am PST
Only 36,000 visited the museum in its first 15 months of operation.
The Washington Post
November 28, 2004, 5am PST
New Delhi's rich heritage of Lutyens bungalows is safe for now... or is it?
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