History / Preservation

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
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