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Blues Ice Rink Again

The federal government has refused to allow construction of an ice arena on a environmentally fragile site in Creve Coeur Park. Last week officials from the federal government were in town to hear grievances from local politicians. 77 more words

Historic Preservation

Ocean Springs' Charnley-Norwood House Wins National Award

The Louis Sullivan-designed Charnley-Norwood House in Ocean Springs has won a preservation award from the prestigious Victorian Society in America, based in New York City. Two other projects won an award in the VSA’s annual meeting earlier in October: the restoration of the U.S. 406 more words

Historic Preservation

Reversing the Process of Decay

I am on the board of the Strong City Preservation Alliance. Our current project is the restoration of the Opera House, also called the auditorium, or the movie theater. 625 more words

From Rachel

2nd Annual Graduate School Fair

Students flooded the lobby in anticipation for the 2nd annual Graduate School Fair held in ENVD 134. During this fair there were schools as local as Boulder and as far away as Oregon. 301 more words

Environmental Design

N.D. grad's Rome restoration

Yesterday’s post, “Preservation at Notre Dame,” introduced readers to the new Master of Science in Historic Preservation at Notre Dame’s School of Architecture. The program’s inaugural graduate, Eric Stalheim, investigated, for his master’s thesis, the restoration of the Roman Forum to public use as one among possible strategies of historic preservation. 631 more words


The Ruinous Authoritarian Impulse: Rules For Housing and Diversity

I’m following up on an earlier post with a few thoughts on two topics: the “unexpected” harms of affirmative action and the left’s unwitting promotion of inequality via restrictive housing policies in many American cities. 600 more words

School Choice

Red Wing and the River Towns of Minnesota

River Towns Historic Preservation Skilled Crafts and Manufacturing Traditions

The River Towns of southeast Minnesota are located 60 miles from the Twin Cities. Winona is an arts and cultural center with three major galleries that hold works by Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet that depict lakes, oceans and rivers. 107 more words