A landmark in the history of tennis springs back to life in Virginia
Two years ago a post on this blog drew the relationship between two US landmarks in the history of tennis - the International Tennis...
86 Riverside Drive - remnant of the Gilded Age for sale
"single-family mansion that's still brimming with most of its original details" New York's Gilded Age was once marked by fashionable...
Ladies' Mile in New York City - a Gilded Age shopping district is born, and preserved
“Many of its older stores are a developer’s dream—soaring spaces with ornate exteriors in the heart of major American cities” The Gilded...
City parks, not just national ones, give DC the edge!
"The most comprehensive evaluation of park access and quality in the 100 largest U.S. cities." Trust for Public Lands ParkScore Index...
Tuxedo Park, NY - Gilded Age, International, Modernism in one place
"When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain." Mark Twain During America’s Gilded Age, numerous people focused on the...
For bibliophiles new and old – public libraries, personal collections, and looted manuscripts
“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
The historic legacy of Pullman Palace Cars
Pullman Palace Cars were once known as “the largest hotel in the world” During America’s Gilded Age, numerous people focused on the new indu
Happy 100th birthday to Grand Canyon National Park!
"unique combinations of geologic color and erosional forms…that overwhelm our senses through its immense size" On February 26, 201
Cow paths, illicit trails, desire paths, and other urban trails
“We say the cows laid out Boston. Well, there are worse surveyors.” Boston, one of the earliest cities in British North America, was founded
Sustainable urban landscapes - 21st-century ideas meet 19th-century infrastructure
Realizing “nature’s ability to rejuvenate the mind and body” In the United States, Boston Common (in Boston, Massachusetts) is regularly con