Historic Homes

May 16, 2015, 11am PDT
Vancouver, British Columbia's Heritage Action Plan went into effect in January of this year. According to an article in the Vancouver Courier, the policy has failed to achieve its intended goals.
Vancouver Courier
February 15, 2013, 5am PST
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.
New Geography
December 29, 2012, 9am PST
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.
The Washington Post
July 6, 2011, 8am PDT
A new series from the BBC tracks six homeowners trying to convert historic (or just plain old) buildings into modern homes.
The Telegraph
April 9, 2009, 7am PDT
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.
Los Angeles Times
June 11, 2008, 1pm PDT
<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>
The Boston Globe
May 27, 2008, 6am PDT
<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>
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 24, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Critic Christopher Hume bemoans the destruction of historic homes in Toronto to make way for new residential condo towers.</p>
The Toronto Star
March 23, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>After years in waiting, two historic Victorian neighborhoods in Brooklyn are finally coming up for historic designation approval.</p>
The New York Times