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Lighting Macon’s Past and Present

[The second  of a three part series on Macon’s College Hill Corridor.]

Preservation is always high on the to-do list of cities with a good stock of historic properties. 541 more words

Travel

Sanford Heirs Visit Hurricana

Friends of Sanford Stud Farm is a charitable organization dedicated to preserving the history of Stephen and son John Sanford’s thoroughbred horse farm in the Town of Amsterdam. 477 more words

Amsterdam

“The ability of places to catalyze the imagination” – Jane’s Walks, summed up

Amidst the absurd embarrassment of riches online, I stumbled yesterday on this article on the wonderful website www.nextcity.org (if you don’t read it, you should), and the first paragraphs encapsulated for me what the global Jane’s Walk adventure is all about. 215 more words

Chicago

Suzassippi's Mississippi: Coldwater School

The Coldwater School may not look like much on a gray and raining day, but a closer inspection reveals some nice details.  The classroom and auditorium buildings, completed in 1944, were attributed to Edgar Lucian Malvaney (Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory).

Historic Preservation

Meet the Grey Sisters of Montreal

In 1737, Saint Marguerite d’ Youville and three of her companions made a secret consecration to the task of helping anyone in need. Thus the Grey Sisters (sometimes called nuns) of Montreal were born. 723 more words

History

National Historic Landmark: National Trust to American Enterprise Institute Headquarters

Black and White image is cropped 4 x 5 film photograph (C)National Trust for Historic Preservation, taken Nov. 2013

Color image taken July 2014, (c)Bill Lebovich,2014.

Beaux Arts