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Where My Photography Began

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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Sea to Rising Sea: ProjectARCC at the Keeping History Above Water Conference

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

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Memorial Auditorium

The Memorial Auditorium needs to be reincorporated into the public space in Worcester. The art deco styling of the main auditorium, the murals and remembrance in memorial hall, and the intimacy of the Little Theater must be preserved. 56 more words

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PRESERVING THE 'NOT SO OLD' TO REUSE AGAIN

CLIENT: GRAVEL HILL UMC NEW ADDITION

When the Gravel Hill United Methodist Church experienced a devastating fire, the stained glass windows were able to be preserved and restored for use in the beautiful new, larger building.  89 more words

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Efforts underway to make Canmore Lamp House a provincial historic site

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

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Digital Documentation for Heritage Preservation: DC Symposium

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 Construction Sustains Historical Integrity of Buildings

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

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