Historic Homes

Anyone with an Internet connection can tell you when a city was founded. But after the trauma of urban renewal and suburban flight, how much historic fabric remains? Wendell Cox ranks metropolitan areas by their shares of pre-World War II homes.
Feb 15, 2013   New Geography
Of the thousands of historic homes across the country, many are seeing steep declines in visitors, reports J. Freedom du Lac. Consolidation and new technologies, such as smartphone apps, may be the best alternatives to closing doors.
Dec 29, 2012   The Washington Post
A new series from the BBC tracks six homeowners trying to convert historic (or just plain old) buildings into modern homes.
Jul 6, 2011   The Telegraph
A citywide documentation project is underway in Los Angeles, where planners and preservationists (and the public) are documenting the city's important historic and cultural sites.
Apr 9, 2009   Los Angeles Times
<p>In Newburyport, Mass., critics tried to stop Mark Roland from converting an historic clam shack into a home. Roland claims: 'It's recycling.'</p>
Jun 11, 2008   The Boston Globe
<p>San Francisco city planners take a hard line on renovating the city's stock of historic homes. Homeowners, architects, and even preservationists are saying the department has gone too far.</p>
May 27, 2008   The San Francisco Chronicle
<p>Critic Christopher Hume bemoans the destruction of historic homes in Toronto to make way for new residential condo towers.</p>
Mar 24, 2008   The Toronto Star
<p>After years in waiting, two historic Victorian neighborhoods in Brooklyn are finally coming up for historic designation approval.</p>
Mar 23, 2008   The New York Times