The cabin doesn’t look like much. Tucked into a stand of trees and covered in vines, its log walls and stone chimney slightly off-kilter, the neglected building has sat empty for years. But its humble appearance belies a big slice of history: In 1864 it served as the birthplace of Charles Young, an African-American colonel who fought discrimination to build a remarkable military career.... Read More →
Beautiful 1912 Mediterranean Revival -- Morristown, N.J.
Located in Jersey’s distinctive, historic Morristown, just three blocks from downtown, this elegant home has been preserved and restored from top to bottom. 700 square feet of the first floor is zoned for professional office use, so the space is perfect for someone running a business from their home. Price: $975,000... Read More →
Fall is when the leaves change color, the temperature lowers, and we look to places that bring us warmth and comfort. It is the season when we return home, the space where the first spark of the past comes together in a real and personal way. Autumn is a visible reminder of the passage of time, and when we Americans articulate our thanks for what the year has brought.
This fall, I am thankful for the people of preservation.... Read More →
Residents of San Antonio watched last week as the 1955 Univision building fell to the wrecking ball, despite a long, hard battle fought by the city’s preservationists and activists to save it.... Read More →
Over the past six months, we’ve brought you a number of toolkits focused on saving different types of historic places -- your local post office, the older church in your community, historic cemeteries, and many others. In this week’s 10 on Tuesday round-up, we’ve gathered all of these posts into a one-stop shop of toolkits to help you save (almost) any kind of place that matters to you.
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