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Princeton Council To Resolve Fate Of Lytle House Tonight

Princeton Council are scheduled tonight to approve a plan to knock down the historic house at 31 Lytle Street.  The house was acquired by a developer, with plans to demolish and build townhouses… 464 more words


With Your Coffee

It’s the With Your Coffee Monday edition, as the weekends are much too nice to spend time in front of a computer screen. Wouldn’t you agree? 152 more words

Historic Preservation

Ashland's Star: Henry Clay

If you love Ashland, you’ll love this.  Curator Eric Brooks leads a fascinating video tour of Ashland, focusing on Henry Clay.  This was done for C-SPAN in June.   28 more words


The Razing of the Ruck House

Years ago central Salem was oriented both towards its harbor as well as around an adjacent pond formed by the South River: Mill Pond, which was filled in to accommodate the growing city in the later nineteenth century. 547 more words


Strange Obsession

A few weeks ago I went on a road trip to Louisiana in search of more material. Admittedly, New Orleans isn’t New Orleans if your memory isn’t a slight bit hazy when you get back. 282 more words


How Do I Build A Great Flipping Life?

If your city is like mine, there are a ton of super cute little gems like the one below.  I absolutely LOVE these old houses; and in a place where cookie cutter, pre-build developments dominate, these amazing old houses are getting left in the dust. 376 more words


Convergence: Nantucket & Newport, 2004

I became acquainted with Sydney Parkinson in the summer of 2004, when I was still a student in college and enrolled in the University of Florida’s Preservation Institute: Nantucket. 1,123 more words

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