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For every sleazy developer who destroys an old house, there are many, many more Salem homeowners who take great care to restore and preserve their old houses, showering them with effort, energy, and… 197 more words


Looking Back at Looking Back: Katrina+10

It is hard to believe it’s been ten years since Hurricane Katrina.  Both because Mississippi has come so far but also because there are projects that are languishing (33rd Ave School) or have only begun (Gulfport’s FBO Hangar)  and so many empty lots remain where much-loved historic places once stood.   218 more words

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The Gardens of August: Wyndygoul

Part of a Research, Reachout & Restore series on historic and cultural landscapes

A century after the start of the First World War and 53 years since… 835 more words

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Architects of Mississippi: Fred Wagner (II)

Today’s post is a continuation of yesterday’s article by Mark Davis of the Pearl River County Historical Society about Bay St. Louis architect Fred Wagner. … 852 more words

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Urban Renewal in Hong Kong: The Struggle for Social Cohesion

Urban Sustainability Problem (Land Use): In the past two decades, over 50 government-led redevelopment projects in Hong Kong have had negative and positive impacts on social and cultural bonds. 421 more words

Urban Planning

Older, Smaller, Better: Arizona

Working within the guidelines of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Green Lab, our class applied the “Older, Smaller, Better” analysis to select cities in Maricopa County, Arizona. 503 more words

Urban Planning

Deco Details

Straying once again from the subject of landscape architecture, I am posting some photos of my favorite style of historic architecture. Art Deco buildings are not very common in the northeastern U.S., and I always get excited when I see a well-designed structure in this style, especially those with interesting details. 141 more words

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