Archive for September 28th, 2011

“The City Will Not Remain Static”

September 28, 2011  |  Vantage

Bruce Laverty, Athenaeum archivist, on the past, present, and future of preservation > more

Great Depression meets Great Recession

Great Depression meets Great Recession

September 28, 2011  |  Found

At 7th and Thompson, a New Deal-era mural in a post office to be closed. > more

Opportunities Lost

Opportunities Lost

September 28, 2011  |  Soapbox

We've given away our power to wow, delight, and inform. Perhaps more than art or literature or even film, architecture is a barometer of the times. Post-Franco Spain exploded with ambitious, progressive-minded buildings; post-Reagan America fizzled into pastiche, cheap materials, and poor memory. > more

Speaking In Code

Speaking In Code

September 28, 2011  |  Morning Blend

Zoning code reform stirs community anger, will Parkside's bridges ever be repaired, and the Wistar expands > more