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Historic Preservation Highlights in Denver

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‘Resilience,’ the theme of the 2014 ASLA Annual Meeting, is particularly relevant to our PPN’s collective work in cultural resources and historic preservation. 734 more words

Historic Preservation

Sustainable and Historic, The Glade at West End Aims For Global Distinction as One of Few LEED Neighborhoods

By Deborah Johnson Wood
Photos by Chad Nance

A new neighborhood of 15 period-style homes and seven luxury condominiums rising in the heart of Winston-Salem’s historic West End Neighborhood could soon be an international leader in an emerging trend: whole neighborhood eco-sustainability. 1,116 more words

Deborah Johnson Wood

Outside the Westville Gates: Prelude to a Peaceful Rally in Support of Saving Westville

Tomorrow, October 23rd at 3:15pm, I will stand a couple dozen feet from a place so familiar to me that I once called it home. I’ll be across the street from Historic Westville’s entrance gates on Singer Pond Road in Lumpkin, GA, and I won’t be invited inside. 551 more words


Mellon Square: A Modern Masterpiece

Recently restored to much ado through a six-year process, Mellon Square in Pittsburgh was the first Modernist space in the nation built over a subterranean parking garage. 822 more words

Landscape Architecture

In a Volatile Period

“We are at the volatile beginning period when all the plants are fighting it out. We have to help the newly planted grasses dominate,” said Larry Weaner, … 983 more words

Landscape Architecture

Lynville School Complex: Home Economics Building and Teachers' Houses

Last week we toured the WPA-built Lynville school building, with some good news about efforts to restore the building for community use.  The home economics building was constructed that same year, in 1941.  334 more words

Historic Preservation

Some Pensive Perspectives in a Six-pack Squabble

The six-pack silos — and their recent makeover — have people across the region talking, and the viewpoints vary widely.

For some it is playful art; for others it is the very opposite: vulgar commercialism and a defacement of one of several world-renowned, historic structures. 1,001 more words