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who turns down the honor of a pennsylvania historical marker? devon horse show (apparently)

Just when you think stupid can’t happen again at Devon Horse Show, up crops the news that much like Britney Spears oops they did it again… 1,437 more words

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On Preservation and Physical History

“Why do you care about old, dilapidated buildings? What’s the big deal? They should be knocked down for something new.”
^ A real statement, one that sent my eyebrows up to my hairline. 467 more words


A Springtime Preservation Song

Springtime brings everything back to life; it makes everything seem magical. Leaves and flowers blooming. New seasons work wonders. Inspiration, hope, optimism – these are all foundations of preservation. 58 more words

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Biloxi's 2015 "Preservation in May" event schedule released

(Biloxi’s) 8th Annual “Preservation in May”
Thursdays, May 2015
Various times and locations in Biloxi

In observance of May being National Preservation Month, each year the City of Biloxi, Biloxi Bay Chamber, Biloxi Main Street, Biloxi Public School District, USM, and Local History & Genealogy Department of the Biloxi Public Library organize this free program series for residents and tourists to explore the past at different venues eachThursday in May.

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A nod to the past and the future

I was first introduced the term ‘adaptive reuse’ during my third year in the architecture program at Woodbury University. There was an exhibit in one of the studio galleries which showed some of the students’ work during their summer travel abroad in Paris and Barcelona. 698 more words


Inclusionary development as a terrible millstone? According to this Oregonian op ed, anyway.

This is fresh.  As of *today*.  This runs counter to most things I assume to be true about inclusionary zoning, and it’s so new I’m still reading it, but it seems to like to play devil’s advocate. 72 more words

Lincoln's Tomb Site At Risk in State's Budget Play

Tens of thousands of people are gathering in Springfield, Ill., this weekend to watch a recreated hearse commemorate Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession, which took place 150 years ago. 167 more words