LI teen arrested for taking part in social media challenge targeting historic buildings
The 18-year-old, who was not identified by police, allegedly threw a rock through a window at the former Dowling College property in Oakdale around 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Hiding in Plain Sight!
Back in Spring of 2015, WAPC (Weiser Architectural Preservation Committee) got a call from the Folke family who live on Eaton Road adjacent to the UPRR crossing. They reported having an old “garden shed” in their backyard they wanted to donate so they could provide a play area for their young children. Through the years, we’ve been contacted by folks seeking help with historic homes, barns, schools, even grange halls, but a garden shed? Then they shared the rest of the story.
The historic West Bottoms is revived, and more renovations and additions are in the works
Bella Patina (pictured above) is located at 1320 W. 12th St. in the West Bottoms in Kansas City, Missouri. It was one of the first stores of vintage and antique items to open in the historic vintage district.
P&Z Limits Intensification of Non-Conforming Use at Homestead Inn to Existing Footprint
Toward the end of a marathon P&Z meeting Tuesday that began at 4:00pm and ended close to midnight, the commission discussed and voted on an application for a Final Site Plan and Special Permit for the Homestead Inn at 420 Field Point Road. The 2.73-acre property is located in the...
Binghamton offering matching facade grants
BINGHAMTON, NY (WIVT/WBGH) – The City of Binghamton is hoping to spruce up the appearance of some of its buildings with matching grants. The Binghamton Local Development Corporation is offering commercial facade improvement grants. The BLDC will pay 75% of the cost of upgrades including repairs, painting, siding, doors, windows, awnings and signage. The maximum […]
The Preservation Dallas 24th Annual Preservation Achievement Awards
Preservation Dallas has just announced the 2023 Preservation Achievement Awards recognizing outstanding projects that preserve, rehabilitate, and enhance Dallas’ built history and neighborhoods. Nominees submitted projects for consideration that focus on the historic significance of a building or site and the goals and challenges of the work performed. Nominations...
Bier Stube demolition project moves forward with commission approval
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A beloved, longstanding bar and other small businesses near Ohio State University are one step closer to demolition. A six-story, 95-unit apartment building proposed at North High Street and West Ninth Avenue was unanimously approved by the University Area Commission Wednesday night, as developers returned with promises to work with small […]
Federal funds to be used to support historic redevelopment
(The Center Square) – A new federal investment will help Maine’s State Historic Preservation office transform communities. Congress appropriated $1.3 million this week, U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-ME, said, with the preservation office set to receive $877,873. The Passamaquoddy Tribe will receive $117,521; Penobscot Nation will get $113,769; Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians will receive $103,705; and Mi’Kmaq Nation will receive $96,176. The funding comes from the National Park Service’s...
Parkway to move historic Center City Gulf Station to Fairmount Park
PHILADELPHIA - Quite the sight in Center City Wednesday night as the Parkway Corporation prepares to move an historic Gulf Station to Fairmount Park. The antique gas station has been sitting on the corner of 20th and Arch streets for almost 95 years. Residents came out to say goodbye to a building that some got to know and appreciate.
Online petition opposes apartment house in Jugtown Historic District
More than 900 people have signed an online petition to prevent the development of a four-story apartment building that would be attached to an historic home in the Jugtown Historic District. Developer RB Homes Inc. has proposed building a 20-unit rental apartment building at 344 Nassau St., on the corner...
Exploring the charming historic town of Pleasanton, California: a memorable experience
I recently spent a lovely morning wandering around the historic downtown area of Pleasanton during my holiday in California. It was late January, and the weather was cool and crisp, perfect for a leisurely stroll around the quaint little town.
20 Towns and Cities in Montana
Montana is famous for its stunning natural beauty as the state includes Yellowstone National Park and Glacier National Park, two of the best outdoor destinations in the USA. Its cities form an ideal base to relax and unwind before heading out on hiking expeditions into the mountains. The cities in Montana offer a wealth of history and unique heritage.
Historic buildings, Wilmington spelling quirks and a heroine of 1898
A lot of historic Wilmington places have quirky spellings and contain odd punctuation. If you know, you know. Also this week, we take a look at historic downtown buildings that are living their best 21st century lives, and we look back at a Wilmington woman whose singing had a worldwide influence, and whose story is part of the tragic tale of 1898.
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Eight of the world's most colorful cities
Slide 1 of 9: Today we take you on a virtual journey to discover some of the most picturesque and surprising cities in the world, characterised by their vibrant, colourful facades. These cities are a veritable explosion of colour, with buildings and houses painted in bright and bold hues, creating a unique and spectacular backdrop. The photos you will find in this gallery capture the essence of these cities, capturing the beauty of their streets, their markets, their historic buildings and their architecture, glow with the colours of their façades. From the canals of Burano, Italy, to the pastel houses of Willemstad, Curaçao, via the blue houses of Chefchaouen, Morocco, this photo gallery will take you on a journey to discover unique places where colour becomes a distinctive element of the city and a symbol of its culture and identity.
Welcome to Shepard Farm (Cottage Grove)
Visit Shepard Farm in Cottage Grove for nature hikes, naturalist programs and more!. Have you visited Dodge Nature Center’s newest property? It’s called Shepard Farm, and it opened to the public in April 2022 in Cottage Grove. This nature destination is open for daily hiking for FREE! On...
21 Best Free Things To Do in Gatlinburg, Surrounding Areas
Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate and a partner of other affiliate programs including Booking.com, CJ and Tripster, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases via links found in this article. Vacationing on a budget can be tough. And even if you’re planning on hitting most of the major attractions, it’s...
Returning To Fort Lowell
Ms. Karen and I had visited the museums at Fort Lowell several years ago, long before the onset of the recent pandemic where it was closed by the Arizona Historical Society. Now, in mid-March 2023, the museums were still closed and their contents are in storage, awaiting eventual reopening. But...
Waterville’s façade & building improvement program announces new funding cycle
Complementing revitalization within downtown Waterville’s Main Street corridor, Central Maine Growth Council (CMGC) has announced the successful grantees of its Façade and Building Improvement Grant Program (FBIGP). The grant program, funded by Colby College and the Bill and Joan Alfond Foundation, provides a reimbursement of up to 50...
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