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October 25, 2019

The climbing ban for Uluru that was announced months ago finally arrives. The ban goes into effect Saturday, October 26, 2019.


A Climbing Ban at Uluru Ends a Chapter. But There's More to This Australian Story.

By Jamie Tarabay

The New York Times

October 25, 2019


July 26, 2019

"single-family mansion that's still brimming with most of its original details"

New York's Gilded Age was once marked by fashionable department stores, towering office buildings, and enormous mansions, such as those of the Vanderbilt Family that lined Fifth Avenue on Ma...

July 19, 2019

“Outsiders are cursed for disturbing the red-colored Uluru monolith reaching for the sky”

Governments and agencies that oversee some historic cities have in recent years developed policies to limit the number of tourists that visit them. From Barcelona to Dubrovnik, Ven...

June 21, 2019

The Italian government rejected a plan that would have closed the Guidecca Canal to cruise ships

Venice has long been battling the twin threats of rising sea level and hoards of tourists (see various links below). Now, the mayor of Venice - Luigi Brugnaro - is claiming...

June 2, 2019

“Many of its older stores are a developer’s dream—soaring spaces with ornate exteriors in the heart of major American cities”

The Gilded Age in the United States generally referred to the post-Civil War period from the 1870s to the turn of the 20th century, when vast in...

May 25, 2019

"The most comprehensive evaluation of park access and quality in the 100 largest U.S. cities." Trust for Public Lands ParkScore Index

When the District of Columbia was first conceptualized by the new U.S. government, it was seen as a vehicle for protecting the federal i...

April 10, 2019

Pullman Palace Cars were once known as “the largest hotel in the world” During America’s Gilded Age, numerous people focused on the new industrial fortunes as

April 6, 2019

Advances in technology often are viewed as signs of the future, but researchers exploring the past increasingly adapt modern technology in their efforts. Radio

March 15, 2019

“We say the cows laid out Boston. Well, there are worse surveyors.” Boston, one of the earliest cities in British North America, was founded in 1630 on the Sha

March 10, 2019

"Hayden is making good on her promise to throw open the doors of America’s “palace of knowledge” The official research library of the United States Congress st

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