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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...

Millennial, Civic Leaders Advocate for America's Oldest HBCU

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

Many in the widespread coalition that make up "Heeding Cheyney's Call," are stating that the racially inequitable funding formula is the main reason that Cheyney, an all-time great institution, now has an all-time low student enrollment.

For Sale: 18th Century Plantation Designed By Thomas Jefferson

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Homes designed by Thomas Jefferson don't come onto the market very often, so if you're looking for a country retreat along the banks of ...

One Year After Irene, New York Historic Sites Still Recovering

AP | CHRIS CAROLA | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York

FORT JOHNSON, N.Y. -- A single line of blue duct tape wrapped around Old Fort Johnson marks where the floodwaters crested when Tropical Storm Irene sw...

PHOTOS: Martha's Vineyard Shines

Meg Pier | Posted 10.19.2012 | Travel
Meg Pier

Since 1869, every year Martha's Vineyard celebrates "Illumination Night," when the community adorns their pastel-painted cottages with Chinese and Japanese lanterns, many of them family heirlooms.

Denver Civic Center A National Historic Landmark?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.16.2012 | Denver

Denver Civic Center is one step closer to becoming a National Historic Landmark -- if it gets approval, it would be the first designation of this kind...

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.

Philly Jazz Lovers Seek To Repair Coltrane House

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA — Music enthusiasts in the City of Brotherly Love are looking to rekindle a love supreme for the deteriorating John Coltrane House,...

Uncovering the American Latino Story

Sec. Ken Salazar | Posted 04.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Sec. Ken Salazar

The Department of the Interior has launched the American Latino Heritage Initiative to explore different pathways to better recognize the countless contributions Latinos have made.

Bill Barret Company Gets OK To Drill UNDERNEATH Protected Land

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — An energy company received federal approval Thursday to take natural gas from a largely untouched, picturesque region of Utah b...