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It’s right here in Tallahassee! And they accept volunteers!

My classmate Kati and I were fortunate enough to be able to help clean up the grounds on a hot day last summer.  147 more words

Worcester Architecture: Lost and Found

Twelve years ago a very well intentioned friend ask me: “Why do people keep writing history? Facts are facts, haven’t they all been figured out yet?” I laughed uncomfortably and probably mumbled something sarcastic about switching to a biology major. 567 more words


Reflections on a Queer Bike Tour of Chicago

In a city whose gay and queer community remains decidedly concentrated within a relatively limited number of neighborhoods, it would seem unlikely a tour of that very community’s history would traverse many neighborhoods outside the current concentration on the North Side. 914 more words


Links to Recent Historical Preservation Travesty in Miami Beach

Links To The Awful Truth About Historic Preservation in Miami Beach


The History of Progress of the High and Mighty in South Beach (continued) 214 more words

Miami Beach

Speedway Concourse and Transverse Road, AKA the Grand Concourse

In 1874 the disparate villages of Westchester County (Morrisania, Kingsbridge, et al.) were annexed to New York City and formed what we now know as the Bronx. 1,270 more words

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Buried Treasure! Antique Loom Found in 1780s Timber Frame

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This week’s guest blog comes to us from our fellow builder and timber framer, Glenn Tarbell, who is currently restoring a 1780s timber frame from Tinmouth, VT.  488 more words

American Heritage

Tehran's Beautiful, Undiscovered Historical Architecture

The old alleyways and houses of Oudlajan, one of Tehran’s oldest neighborhoods and its historic Jewish neighborhood.

While wandering through, a guy noticed us taking pictures and came to enquire as to whether we were originally from the neighborhood. 316 more words