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San Miguel, Meet My Expectations

I’M IN FABLED SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, waiting for the magic to happen.

This central Mexico town of 80,000, made wealthy half a millennium ago as a way-station between the silver mines to the north and the capital 200 miles to the south, has been a favorite winter destination for North Americans since at least the 1930s, when the famous art school, Instituto de Allende, was founded. 606 more words

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Hardest Hit Fund Should Help the Hardest Hit

As the world’s focus is locked on Flint, where the a catastrophic chain of cause and effect has poisoned the city’s youth. Governor Snyder’s directive to obtain water from a lower-quality source led to corrosive water leaching lead out of the city’s outdated lead pipes. 527 more words

The 34th Annual Symposium on Ohio Valley Urban and Historic Archaeology

Call for Papers and Meeting Announcement

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Campus Martius Museum of the Northwest Territory

601 Second Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750 

Originating in November of 1982 and first convened in March 1983, the Symposium on Ohio Valley Urban and Historic Archaeology serves as an annual forum for the presentation and discussion of regional research in the field of historical archaeology and related disciplines. 349 more words

Randolph Mitchell House

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

What a pleasure to scan/fly/capture this iconic site with friends David Heath and Terry Bennett TWICE at two different times of the year.  The lighthouse just had it’s 250th anniversary and Gordon Benner and the folks at Bristol Parks could not have been more enjoyable to work with.   48 more words

Historic Preservation

Wooden Marvels of Nepal, PAST AND PRESENT

TEXT AND PHOTO : SUKRASAGAR

AS CARPENTERS, MASONS, METALWORKERS, AND PAINTERS, THEY ARE INGENIOUS AND SKILLFUL, AND THE STRIKINGLY PICTURESQUE APPEARANCE OF OLD NEPAL IS LARGELY DUE TO THE AESTHETIC TEMPERAMENT OF THE NEWARS. 1,138 more words

Architecture

112 W Lewis Street Model Progress

The Revit model of 112 W Lewis Street is almost complete! A finalized version should be sent out to the class over the weekend so everyone may begin a more detailed study of the existing structure. 48 more words

Studio

Beaverton, Pendleton downtowns show strength with new Main Street designations

By Sheri Stuart

Oregon Main Street just accepted the Beaverton Downtown Association and the Pendleton Downtown Association at the Transforming Downtown level of Oregon Main Street. 537 more words