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Tell the Planning Commission You Support Historic Designation for Albright

If you cannot attend the public hearing on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (time, date & hearing location details are available here), you can send a letter supporting historic designation for the Albright Church building. 118 more words

Friends Of Albright Updates

Historic Preservation, Community Identity, & the Gospel of Progress in Britain and America

This excellent article from the National Trust for Historic Preservation came to my attention today: https://savingplaces.org/stories/a-tale-of-two-planners-jane-jacobs-and-robert-moses#.VyMoSjArKCg.  It describes the 1960’s struggle to save Greenwich Village and other parts of lower Manhattan from the threat brought about by a developer’s plan to build a massive elevated highway that would have destroyed Washington Square Park, as well as parts of Little Italy and SoHo.   811 more words

Georgia

Paltan Ghar: HOUSE OF WARRIOR

TEXT: Swati & Mohein                              Photos: Mohein Ranjitkar

A midst the systematic chaos of Ason, a door camouflaged by the busy shops goes unnoticed by many passersby. 818 more words

Architecture

A Celebration of Historic Preservation

The National Historic Preservation Act turns 50 years old this year. The impact of that Act on our lives in Mineral Point is undeniable. We were the first City in Wisconsin to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and in 2007, the National Trust for Historic preservation recognized us as one its annual Dozen Distinctive Destinations. 431 more words

Mineral Point

Tue 5/3: Support Albright at Pgh Planning Commission Hearing

The next step in the Historic Designation process for the Albright church building is a public hearing in front of the City of Pittsburgh Planning Commission. 158 more words

Historic Preservation

Simeon’s Reconstruction Update, 4/2016

After the metal stud walls and fireproof gypsum board went up, it looks like another layer has been applied to the exterior. On portions of the structure that will be covered by brick, a closed-cell spray foam was used. 133 more words

Ithaca

SAVE THE RAILS

To the elected officials of Ulster County

My name is Richard Frisbie. I’m a voting resident and business owner in Ulster County. I greatly resent the County’s attempt to remove an important historical element of our cultural heritage – the rails that follow the Rt 28 corridor west from Kingston to Belleayre and beyond. 199 more words