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The Most Beautiful Building In Every State

Thrillist | Posted 01.22.2017 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Erik Christensen Credit: Flickr/Blake Lewis Our purple mountains and amber waves are nice and all, but we've been building fast and furiou...

12 European Mansion Hotels That Are Postcard-Perfect

Oyster | Posted 09.16.2016 | Travel
Oyster

A stay in a historic mansion-turned-hotel sounds particularly cozy. And sorry North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia (Antarctica, you were never in the running), but nowhere does a stunning estate better than Europe.

Pacific NW Rockers Pay Tribute to Portland's Historic Crystal Ballroom

Logan Lynn | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

"Venues speak to the people that frequent them. The Crystal was built for counterculture. It was on the third floor of the building so the dancers in the '20s had time to 'separate' before the cops could get there. When dancing was illegal they did it at the Crystal."

Trump's Big, Expensive Blow

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Trump will be paying taxes after all on a historic property he complains he paid "too much" for. D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) and memb...

Top Historic Bars on the Planet: A New Meaning to an Old Fashioned

Party Earth | Posted 08.29.2012 | Home
Party Earth

Sure, there's an appeal to a new swanky restaurant, bar, or club opening, but there's just nothing like the cozy feeling you get from dining or drinking in a historic establishment.

How You Could Live In A Historic Landmark Rent-Free

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.27.2012 | Business

Now you can live in an historic building rent-free for decades. The catch? You'll need to use a whole lot of elbow grease. The states of Massachus...

Making the Case for Historic Preservation: Online Competition Leverages Younger and Would Be Preservationists

Stephanie Meeks | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home
Stephanie Meeks

The spirit and direction of the nation are reflected in our historic heritage, and saving these treasures will enrich us and future generations.

Garfield Park Conservatory Damaged, Closed Indefinitely After Hail Onslaught

Posted 08.31.2011 | Chicago

As Chicago continues to recover from Thursday night's unprecedented, decidedly freaky hail storm, the Garfield Park Conservatory closed Friday after r...

WATCH: Fire Destroys Historic Building In Evanston

Evanston, IL Patch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fire crews from Evanston and surrounding communities battled a three-alarm fire late Tuesday night that gutted a historic building at Oak Avenue and G...

Air Fruitcake: Manitou Springs Launches Leftover Fruitcakes

Pam Grout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

The good folks of Manitou Springs fling it, smash it, shoot it from air-powered canons and, some years, fashion it into sculptures such as a Saddam Hussein fruitcake bust.

URBAN ART: Rome's Graffiti Pits Clean-Up Crews Against Artists

wsj.com | By MARGHERITA STANCATI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

ROME--On a recent afternoon, a group of American diplomats gathered on Rome's cobblestones with buckets and rollers, spreading peach-colored paint acr...