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Divergent View 3

Olinka Hrdy, an artist of mystery

The new home of the Oklahoma City University School of Law is the second renovation of what was once Central High School in Oklahoma City and was designed by FSB architects engineers planners. 1,144 more words

Background

To Preserve and Protect Harris County’s Historic Court Records

Following the destruction of records in Franklin County, North Carolina earlier in the year, this article from Texas seems worthy of sharing. It accounts the preservation of Harris County’s (Texas) fragile records by a group of willing volunteers in cooperation with the community — exactly what the Franklin County Historical Society tried to do — except in Franklin County, NC it didn’t work out because of ego’s, unimaginative leadership, and a lack of vision for future generation’s interest in and appreciation of the county’s rich heritage. 12 more words

Musings

The White House Visitors Center Has Re-Opened!

The White House Historical Association, in partnership with the National Park Service, re-opened a revitalized White House Visitors Center this weekend. The Center will give the public a chance to view artifacts from the White House Collection, experience interactive exhibits, and view a film that showcases the history of the White House. 98 more words

Historic Preservation

What is Historic Preservation?

Historic preservation is a movement in planning made to conserve old structures and areas in order to place history to the population and culture. It’s also an extremely important component to eco-friendly building for the reason that it reuses structures which are already present instead of new construction. 365 more words

Arizona Historic Preservation

Ideal Management of Historic Parks & The Application of Dendrochronology to Japanese Cultural Heritage

Ideal Management of Historic Parks: From Past to Present to Future & A Review of the Application of Dendrochronology to Japanese Cultural Heritage by Takayuki Seino and Yasuharu Hoshino… 561 more words

Historic Preservation