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Posts in category “Preservation”

A Traditional Christmas Needs a Real Downtown

Not feeling the spirit in the big box stories and strip malls? There’s a reason for that.

Posted December 8th, 2017

Loyalty to Place Can Renew American Towns

Our hometowns—or the places we make our hometowns—deserve our love.

Posted October 10th, 2017

The Perfect Apartment Building Is Hiding in Plain Sight

A century ago, unencumbered by zoning, developers built humane urban residences for the middle class.

Posted September 22nd, 2017

When Historic Preservation Depends on Gentrification

To survive, smaller cities need economic and cultural capital.

Posted July 7th, 2017