History / Preservation

January 27, 2006, 8am PST
The palatial urban masterpiece is finally back, but its art collection has been called into question by international critics.
The Guardian Unlimited
January 26, 2006, 11am PST
Tired of stalemate, weekend warriors, conservationists, and ranchers are starting to support compromise solutions in the West's land battles.
The Christian Science Monitor
January 23, 2006, 9am PST
Philadelphia's University City neighborhood is seeing existing housing stock moving full circle; having gone from single family to multi-apartment student rentals, it's being reborn as quality family housing.
The Daily Pennsylvanian
January 18, 2006, 7am PST
Where should the landmarks commission draw the line when limiting homeowners' ability to make changes to their historic homes?
The New York Times
January 18, 2006, 6am PST
The borough hasn't seen a trolley since 1956, but a series of new projects and traffic concerns suggest that a system would be a real possibility.
The New York Times
January 16, 2006, 2pm PST
National Trust President Richard Moe Urges New Orleans Mayor to reconsider controversial rebuilding proposal suspending issuance of building permits.
National Trust For Historic Preservation
January 13, 2006, 8am PST
A new book chronicles the state of American urban Christianity in 21 cities.
Detroit Metro Times
January 11, 2006, 1pm PST
Whatever it is, the Museum of the City of New York attempts to capture in a series of creative exhibits.
The New York Times
January 10, 2006, 5am PST
MultiCare Health System wants to buy the property for $6 million -- twice the appraised value -- while a small group of preservationists object.
Tacoma News Tribune
January 9, 2006, 7am PST
The Governor's Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding, and Renewal and Urban Design Associates publishes a 'Pattern Book' offering details and techniques for building and renovating Gulf Coast houses.
Governor's Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding, and Renewal
December 30, 2005, 9am PST
A slew of new building projects have some worried about implications for the town's historic core.
Charleston City Paper
December 28, 2005, 9am PST
Annapolitans are steamed about a proposal to insert the chain into a 1784 tavern.
The Washington Post
December 25, 2005, 11am PST
The real estate boom has helped the fortunes of architects and developer who built in the 1960s and 70’s and who have been fairly obscure until real-estate brokers began resuscitating the reputations of lesser-known mid-century figures.
The Wall Street Journal
December 23, 2005, 11am PST
Demolition looms for historic home: In the era of the 1962 World's Fair, the dream of a "flexible house" became a reality for commercial architect Robert Allan Adams.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
December 21, 2005, 5am PST
Final four members of America's only populated Shaker village, in rural Maine, agree to a preservation plan to protect the enclave from subdivisions.
The Christian Science Monitor
December 13, 2005, 9am PST
Winona, MN, plans for the future by banking on smarter development.
Winona Daily News
December 8, 2005, 2pm PST
A review of a commission director's efforts to turn a Hawaiian island, devastated by years of bombing, into a model of environmental sustainability and cultural healing.
The Maui News
December 7, 2005, 11am PST
Manchester councilman Richard Leese and Jason Prior of EDAW recount the civic-design partnership that helped revive an old city.
The Planning Report
December 4, 2005, 11am PST
His last project was the famous Hamptons 'Houses at Sagaponac' development.
The New York Times
November 29, 2005, 10am PST
Mississippi governor urges rebuilding in hurricane-hit areas to adopt traditional features. Opponents criticize "dominance of New Urbanism" and focus on "historicist designs" in official efforts.