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May 24, 2019

"When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain." Mark Twain

During America’s Gilded Age, numerous people focused on the new industrial fortunes as markets for their services. Richard Morris Hunt became a go-to architect for Gilded Age mansions and Fr...

March 1, 2019

“It's not just for film fans, though “ A previous post on this blog shared examples of historic preservation influenced by the association of historic building

February 19, 2019

Realizing “nature’s ability to rejuvenate the mind and body” In the United States, Boston Common (in Boston, Massachusetts) is regularly considered to be the f

January 24, 2019

"It'll be the tallest skyscraper in the world to be voluntarily demolished." Formerly the site of the Gilded Age Hotel Marguery, 270 Park Avenue’s location was

June 29, 2018

Ecological conversations - what is true for trees is also true for people

When Central Park opened in 1858, it hardly reflected its name, located in what was then the northern reaches of Manhattan Island far away from the burgeoning development downtown. As the populati...

June 18, 2018

Renovating Detroit’s historic train station “is about inventing the future,” William C. Ford Jr., the great-grandson of the automaker’s founder.

The demolition of Manhattan’s Pennsylvania Station in the early 1960s stands as one of the greatest architectural losses in t...

June 7, 2018

A "monument to the ‘nonproductive consumption of time’” is replaced by an icon of the new startup economy

Although many of New York City’s Gilded Age mansions have been demolished, several iconic department store buildings from this era have remained. As previously note...

December 2, 2017

“These visitors wish to walk in the footsteps of their ancestors “

A recent post on this blog shared examples of historic preservation influenced by the association of historic buildings with celebrities and pop culture. Rose Hall on Jamaica is a popular tourist attract...

November 17, 2017

Newport is primarily known today for its spectacular summer cottages such as The BreakersThe ElmsMarble HouseRosecliff, and others from America’s Gilded Age, which are now operated as museums by The Preservation Society of Newport County. But Newport also contain...

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