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Into the Expositor

Posted by John Rupe

This is my journey to bring awareness to Fresno’s oldest structure, the Expositor building. It all began with an idea to… 323 more words


An Unlikely Home: Historical Preservation in Mooresville

Six months ago, as my car’s GPS directed my car up Gum Street to McNeely Avenue, I got my first glimpse of what would be my new place of employment. 517 more words

Jeffrey Karp

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