A busy news week to kick off 2013, it was difficult to stick to 5! Here are some articles I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy!
Architecture to Watch In 2013: Part 1: There were countdowns to close out 2012, so let’s kick off 2013 with a countdown of architecture to look forward to (or not, depending on your opinion).
King Louis XVI’s Blood Found In Decorative Squash Centuries After Beheading, DNA Study Shows: A short but really neat article about a legend that proved to be true.
Urban Trends We Hope Die in 2013: I love Atlantic Cities, and I agree with many of its sentiments in this article. I do like yarn bombing though, but only if it is well maintained, meaning it is taken down by those who put it up before it gets all nasty from being exposed.
202-Year-Old Paris Bakery, City’s Oldest, Forced to Close: A true loss for cultural preservation.
Press Release re: Former North Park Baptist Church: It’s a disappointing loss, but I learned a few things about Historic Preservation tax credits and the difficulty that projects involving churches face in gaining these credits. Thank you to the Vernacular Architecture Forum for bringing it to my attention.
For more stories, check out Bricks + Mortar’s This Week post.