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August 10, 2019

Two years ago a post on this blog drew the relationship between two US landmarks in the  history of tennis - the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island and the home  of Robert Walter Johnson in Lynchburg, Virginia. The Hall of Fame resurre...

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...

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...

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...

April 13, 2019

“The first place I go in someone’s house is their bookshelves. You can tell exactly who they are.” During World War II, the Nazis infamously stole and otherwis

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

March 25, 2019

"unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms…that overwhelm our senses through its immense size" On February 26, 2019, the Grand Canyon celebrate

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

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

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