In going through photos for a recent project, I came across this image. I sighed and smiled. It brought back tons of memories of this place I grew to love. 525 more words
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Our tour of the coastal Point neighborhood in Newport, Rhode Island covered colonial history, architecture, and a recent neighborhood concern: flooding. Heavy rainfall and storm surges in Narragansett Bay flood the streets and the basements of houses, leading some homeowners to raise the foundations of their centuries-old homes. 556 more words
CANMORE — A dilapidated, old mine building in Canmore could finally get its place in history.
The Canmore Museum and Geoscience Centre submitted an application to the province last week to have the Lamp House, an old stone building where miners would meet each day, declared a… 610 more words
I was fortunate enough to attend NCPTT’s Digital Documentation for Heritage Preservation Symposium yesterday, hosted by Mount Vernon. There were some pretty cool people there, including a group from the National Park Service (I got into a great conversation about diversity in parks with a young woman from NPS) and some architecture firms specializing in historic preservation. 419 more words
Preservation is defined as the act or process of sustaining the materials, form, and integrity of a historic property. Measures are taken to protect and in some cases repair materials before they are replaced in either an old or new structure. 259 more words