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Reblog via Untapped Cities ~ Saving Place: 50 Years of NYC Landmarks, Interview with the Curators

On April 21, 2015, the Museum of the City of New York will open Saving Place: Fifty Years of New York City Landmarks, exploring how the pioneering landmarks legislation, passed in 1965, has been a key contributor to the rebirth of many New York City neighborhoods. 641 more words

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Expositor Named Historical Property #292

Cross Posted with permission by Chris Rocha at VintageFresno.com

Thursday morning*, the Expositor building (Fresno’s first newspaper) was voted in by Fresno City Council as Historic Property #292. 511 more words

Downtown Fresno

A Return to the Orchid Tree Inn

In 2013 during a visit to Palm Springs I shared images of a vacant (and at the time, for sale) hotel and adjacent church. It was The Orchid Tree Inn and the Community Church of Palm Springs, and you can view the first visit… 414 more words


Itinerant priests, wards against evil, and hidden history

Starting once again with lectures by Okada-sensei, we had a combination of two talks in the morning and touring experiences in the afternoon. The theme of the morning was customs of Ise, and we began with  1,676 more words


London - A City A-Buzz

I’m a bit buzzed myself. Having just returned from travelling solo to London and not blogging while I was there, I have a lot to say and question. 535 more words

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Marshall, Michigan

What a difference a day makes when it comes to Michigan weather. Today’s highway stop for a diaper change quickly escalated into a lengthy architectural detour. 32 more words


Spring Exhibition Preview: Saving Place

An exhibition like Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks is not only the kind of thought-provoking show the Museum of the City of New York is adept at presenting, but also one that I personally love to organize. 275 more words