History / Preservation

April 7, 2006, 5am PDT
Demolition of the ostensibly failed modernist development Punta Perotti in Bari, southern Italy, was completed on April 2, to make room for the 10th International Architecture Exhibition (includes videos).
La Biennale di Venezia
April 3, 2006, 7am PDT

Over six months have passed since the tragic events brought on by Hurricane Katrina, and planning and development issues remain at the forefront of the national debate.

David Gest
March 30, 2006, 7am PST
In Baltimore, developers plan to add on to The Rotunda, a historic building that already experienced an innovative reuse in the 1970s.
The Baltimore Sun
March 20, 2006, 8am PST
The prospect of higher property values have caused many residents to form historic districts, though questions arise as to the actual historic significance of the neighborhoods.
Wall Street Journal via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 7, 2006, 8am PST
When CBS profiled the suburban community of Webster Park, outside of St. Louis, few in the neighborhood realized how their culture would appear to outside observers.
St. Louis Riverfront Times
March 5, 2006, 1pm PST
Recent development in one of the U.S.'s three Japantowns could threaten remnants of the neighborhood's historic past.
The San Francisco Bay Guardian
March 3, 2006, 10am PST
The charity English Heritage proposes seven conservation principles for debate.
March 1, 2006, 1pm PST
The editor of the respected and expensive Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World is developing a free printed and online version of the maps so that they can continually reflect new archaeological discoveries.
The Wall Street Journal
February 26, 2006, 7am PST
King County, Washington, executive Ron Sims participated in a roundtable discussion at the Brookings Institution last week to address challenges faced by counties with changing needs.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
February 26, 2006, 5am PST
Herman 'Skip' Mason Jr. is a one man museum, with a personal history collection that preserves both the well-known and oft forgotten details of a proud culture.
Atlanta Creative Loafing
February 25, 2006, 7am PST
A stream of letters reminds property owners, 'Do you know that your property is worth more than its current use?'
The Seattle Stranger
February 24, 2006, 8am PST
There's a thin line between critical revitalization and excessive gentrification.
Philadelphia City Paper
February 23, 2006, 6am PST
In his new book, 'The Destruction of Memory: Architecture at War', Robert Bevan examines why significant architecture is so often targeted in armed conflict.
Times Online
February 17, 2006, 11am PST
In Philadelphia, an exhibition of historic photos of the Big Easy is being viewed in a new light.
The Christian Science Monitor
February 17, 2006, 8am PST
Downtown Los Angeles's urban development gets a boost with a new theatre, as movies, live performances, cultural events, and even Karaoke are planned for the center, developed in partnership with ImaginAsian Entertainment.
The Los Angeles Times
February 7, 2006, 12pm PST
Students demonstrate how to create community spaces with sensitivity.
February 3, 2006, 6am PST
Advanced archaeological technology is shedding new light on what motivated the prolific builders of early America in southwestern Colorado.
Denver Westword
February 1, 2006, 10am PST
An old timer remembers a center of Yiddish theater in New York from the late 1800s to early 1900s.
New York Press
January 30, 2006, 5am PST
Preservationists are protesting the City of New Orleans' intentions to bulldoze historic homes.
Associated Press
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