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Spring Exhibition Preview: Saving Place

An exhibition like Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks is not only the kind of thought-provoking show the Museum of the City of New York is adept at presenting, but also one that I personally love to organize. 275 more words

Photography

Jonesin'

At school, my colleagues and I are┬ástarting to wire-frame our architecture design portfolios. Along these lines, I’ve been revisiting some old project work. Below is a collection of pictures of our historical home, which don’t belong in a professional portfolio, but deserve to be shared nonetheless (since we’ve now closed this chapter of our lives). 86 more words

Architecture

From the Collection: Mountain Howitzer

In 1976, Tannehill Furnace No. 1 was re-fired in front of 15,000 spectators as part of the 1976 American Bicentennial celebration. Iron produced from the historic re-fire was cast into souvenir ingots, paperweights and field cannon. 168 more words

From The Collection

January Club Meeting

The January club meeting will take place at Englefield Social Club on Monday 12th Jan.

This month we have Alan Stevens showing some more of his collection of early preservation slides. 51 more words

Club Meetings

Pros and Cons of Paranormal Tourism

Despite positive news about allegedly haunted locations opening their doors for paranormal tours and events, the value of such tourism is still a hotly debated topic. 977 more words

From The Author

Finding your niche: How architecture shaped my life

I’ve been spending the past month visiting graduate schools trying to find a fit for me to study Historic Preservation. I have gone from 3 to 2 choices (one school was way more theoretic than practical and was more focused on science/engineering aspects than I care for myself). 1,416 more words

Life