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Locals fear Waynesburg University may raze two 80-year-old buildings.
The owner of a 1913 house wants to tear it down to make way for a mansion.
For over a hundred years, the Queen Anne-influenced gables and shingled turrets of Halcyon Hall have risen above the tree line in Millbrook, N.Y., a tranquil hamlet known for its vineyards and horse farms.
The town of Lusk is located in eastern Wyoming, not far from the Nebraska and South Dakota state lines. In this "little town with big possibilities" stands C&H Oil refinery—12,000 miles from the home of its owner, Zahir Khalid.
Driving south from downtown Miami on Highway One, just before taking a right into the elegant city of Coral Gables, one passes a triangle of tranquil and decidedly more modest streets on the opposite side of the road.
The Lawrence Homestead's new nature trail is attracting more students.
On April 15, an early-morning blaze damaged the 1914 pagoda at Point Defiance Park in Tacoma, Wash.
The state will stabilize, rather than demolish, the 1910 building that houses artists' studios.
A small group is restoring a forgotten cemetery outside Louisville.
Once slated for demolition, the Hopewell Depot in upstate New York is on its way to reopening as a visitors center for a rail trail.
The 11-story high-rise has only one occupant.
This fall, students at the University of Georgia will move into Rutherford Hall for the one of the last times. The university, located in Athens, requires additional student housing, and is considering demolishing a historic red-brick dormitory built in 1939, and constructing a new facility in its place.
2008 11 Most Endangered Site Remains Imperiled
Every centenarian deserves a celebration, and the wooden tug Delaware is no exception. For the vessel's 100th birthday next year, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will give the floating exhibition a fitting gift: a makeover that will restore her 1912 appearance.
Navy housing takes on a new use at an Oahu dairy.
Billings, Mont., is looking forward by looking back at its historic schools—thanks in large part to the efforts of resident and activist Kathy Aragon.
Two hundred thirty-five years after George Washington crossed the Delaware River and triumphed in the Battle of Trenton, another battle is raging nearby.
Cranberry bogs, salt marshes, and stone fences dot the landscape around the historic town of Brewster on Cape Cod. And atop a prominent knoll in the center of town stands the Brewster Meeting House, a Greek Revival structure constructed in 1834 that houses First Parish Church.
Now Sanchez, director of the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center and its West Side Historic Preservation Group, is fighting to save one of few historic buildings left in the area.