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Madison's Mansion Hill - A Rumination on the Role of Historic Preservation

A battle is brewing in Madison, WI over the proposed construction of three four and five-story apartment buildings in one of the city’s designated historic districts: Mansion Hill. 1,683 more words


Mind leak? Tossing bricks. Rushed out.

Messy convoluted brain products.

Comes from constructed walls? Too many angles?

When thoughts bumper car across logic, expect rumbles.

Especially if the grumbling is about historic preservation or common courtesy. 847 more words


Endangered places: Exploring the hutong in Beijing

As Beijing rapidly modernizes, the hutongs — the traditional neighborhood unit of the city dating back to the 1300s — have been disappearing. Hutongs are comprised of narrow grey-bricked alleyways, slanted tile roofs, and square courtyards and were once found throughout the city. 363 more words


Pueblo, A Thriving City With a Lasting Prosperity

Before I move too far away my time in Pueblo, I’d like to say a little something about how much I enjoyed the city itself. It always warms my heart to see any city or town, small or large, take an interest in its history and preservation. 165 more words

Tacky at the Palace

I can’t imagine I’m the only one who grew up loving “Weird Al” Yankovic video spoofs. What’s your favorite? My Bologna? I Love Rocky Road… 181 more words

Past Cuts

We’re staying in West Hollywood with a good friend, and the back garden of his 1920s bungalow is bordered by an unexpected diagonal wall. It’s an odd angle that traces the boundary between this house and the next property. 454 more words


A century of homes: Bird, Tree & Garden Club century house tour showcases some of institution's oldest

A century of homes: Bird, Tree & Garden Club century house tour showcases some of institution’s oldest

Zachary Lloyd | Staff Writer

Illustration by Kelsey Bell… 1,797 more words