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The Obama Library Is Going in Jackson Park - What That Means

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 07.29.2016 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The last major remaining question about the Obama Presidential Library--which Frederick Law Olmsted-Calvert Vaux-designed park would become the buildi...

Our Prehistoric Playground: Petrified Forest National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

I'm not going to lie and say that either of us had ever heard of Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona until we started this project and plotted it out on our route.

Hillary Clinton Added to National Register of Historic Places

Marty Rudoy | Posted 03.17.2016 | Comedy
Marty Rudoy

WASHINGTON DC (NewS Satire)--Hillary Clinton, a fixture in Washington DC since her 1974 work on the Watergate Committee, has been added to the Nationa...

Photos of Teddy Roosevelt's Sagamore Hill

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.15.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

First there was the career as a rock guitarist in a Spinal Tap-like band. Then came a gig as staff attorney at a corporate litigation firm in New York. Now, the artist known as Xiomáro is stepping up to serious photography.

Tomorrow: This Season's Best Baseball Game

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Sports
Keith Thomson

On Wednesday, May 27 at 12:30 p.m., the Birmingham Barons, currently 21-24 in the Southern League (AA-level minors), will host the last-place Jacksonville Suns. In and of itself, no, it's not the Game of the Year. Still, if you can see just one game in 2015, this is it. Because it's the only game of the year at Rickwood Field.

A Tour of 'Mini-Beantowns' Shows the Sprouts From Boston's Seeds

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Did the towns have any links to New England -- maybe a special sense of history, a general store or central green? Could I find New Bostonians with a soft spot for the Celtics, or a taste for scrod? It would take a road trip to find out.

Desegregation in New Orleans Rooted in 1960s Dryades St. Boycott

Susan Buchanan | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Susan Buchanan

(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the August 4, 2014 edition.) The former Dryades Street below Jackson Avenue in Mid-City New ...

On the 'A' w/Souleo: The Politics of Preserving African-American Historic Sites

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 10.08.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. The home of America's first female self-made millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker is left vulnerable to potential destruction without proper legal protection.

Leap, Baby, Leap! The Military LAND Act

Tom King | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
Tom King

Darrell Issa, (D-CA), representing California's 49th congressional district, fears that history could get in the way of protecting national security -...

Meet the Students Behind the National Register Rap

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.22.2014 | Education
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Julia Rocchi Sam Crystal, Katie DeCecco, Nate Dawes, and Carol Vinatieri: the group behind the "National Register Rap" When the Nat...

2013's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In surveying the year in landscape architecture, "aptness," a word favored by the great Modernist landscape architect Dan Kiley seems, well, appropria...

From Parking Lot to Paradise - the Revenge of Urban Agriculture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 05.17.2013 | Green
Charles A. Birnbaum

Urban agriculture during my baby boomer childhood in New York City, when postwar agricultural production became increasingly industrialized, amounted ...

Historic Manson Is $9.9 Million One-Of-A-Kind Stunner

Posted 11.18.2012 | Chicago

Anyone can pay a visit to a landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but not everyone can actually live in one. With the histor...

The Historic Inns Of The Pacific Northwest

iLoveInns | Posted 11.04.2012 | Travel

The historic church and turn-of-the-century buildings highlight Port Gamble, a rare, company-owned mill town.

PHOTOS: Stylish Historic Getaways Of The Northeast

iLoveInns | Posted 11.03.2012 | Travel

History is alive in the Northeast where many elegant old homes have been transformed into comfortable inns that are now stylish historic getaways.

PHOTOS: New York Harbor's Floating Hotel

Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel

A former New York harbor ferry has been converted into a floating hotel docked in Hoboken, New Jersey on the Hudson River. The five-bedroom, 16-bu...

Historic Black Theater Reopens In D.C.'s Shaw Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After 32 years, the Howard Theatre in the District of Columbia's Shaw neighborhood is reopening its doors once more. Beset by money prob...

PHOTOS: Top Photography Spots In San Francisco | Posted 06.05.2012 | Travel

From a Frank Lloyd Wright House to a Japanese Garden to a Tuscan-style vineyard, enjoy a visit to one of these top 10 photography spots in the Bay Area.

PHOTOS: 7 Haunted Hotels Where You Can Get Your Paranormal On

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 12.29.2011 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

"One bartender almost got fired because he would lock the liquor cabinet every night and the hotel manager would find it wide open every morning." We love a ghost that enjoys a nip!

The 'It Wasn't My Point' Defense of Journalists

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sandy Rosenthal

In the world of journalism, I actually hear this defense: that if a mistake is not central to the point of a piece, then the mistake doesn't matter. Since when did misstatement of facts cease to matter?

Home In One Of Denver's Premier Historical Districts Listed For $995K (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A 6-bedroom home in Denver's historical Humboldt Island subdivision is listed on the market for $995,000. The subdivision was only Denver's second to ...

Chicago's Argyle Street Added To Historic Register

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago has another historic spot. The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency says the West Argyle Street Historic District has been added to the Nati...

Cape Wind Project Faces Obstacle From Massachusetts Indian Tribes

The New York Times | SINDYA N. BHANOO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A decision made yesterday by the National Park Service may create a new hurdle for developers of a long-disputed proposal to build the nation's first ...