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Billy Joel Gets Vintage Motorcycle Restored On 'American Restoration'

Posted 05.29.2013 | TV

The “American Restoration” crew got a visit from Billy Joel this week and, surprisingly, he didn’t want them to restore a piano. Instead, he nee...

Billy Joel Calls American Restoration for Help

Reyne Haines | Posted 07.23.2013 | TV
Reyne Haines

ne of my favorite TV shows on collecting is American Restoration. I just love that they backstory to how/why/when all these things we love in life came to be.

Celebrity Collector: Rick Dale

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.06.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Would you ever think being an antique restorer could land you and your business in front of millions of television viewers each week?

The Guys Have Fun With A Tank On 'American Restoration'

Posted 04.17.2012 | TV

On "American Restoration" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on History) Ron Dale and his nephew Tyler took a vintage tank for a spin. Although Tyler acknowledged...

'American Restoration' Puts American Civil War Cannon Back In Action

Posted 04.10.2012 | TV

Here's a tip for anyone standing next to a cannon: If someone looks like they might be about to fire it, stand way back. Not everyone did that on ...

The 'American Restoration' Team Plays Paintball

Posted 02.02.2012 | TV

Rick Dale and his team of restorers decided to take a well-earned break from work on "American Restoration" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on History), so they hi...

Nostalgia 2.0: Has Historic Preservation Become a Spectator Sport?

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 08.23.2011 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The modern historic preservation movement needs to take action: the current climate demands that it recast itself, build better and more strategic bridges with the design community, and in the process get back in touch with its roots.