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Followup Friday

Back on December 29, I shared photos of the following buildings in A Building’s Story and asked readers to guess what the original purpose of these buildings were. My thanks to Erik from Reader Area Development for guessing the first … Continue reading

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Followup Friday

Occasionally when blogging, topics get dropped as new things pop up with the intention of going back to those topics at a later (but not too distant date).  That doesn’t always happen, so this new blog category, launched today, is … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

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 … Continue reading

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House Tales

I, like many of you, enjoy architectural history.  Spending a year conducting architectural field surveys did not deter that enjoyment in the slightest, actually it reaffirmed it.  Part of my survey work included writing a building history for each surveyed … Continue reading

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Providence Symposium 2012: My Reflections

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Friday portion of the Providence Symposium, entitled Not Always Pretty: Behind the Facade of Historic Preservation in Providence.  It was organized by the Providence Preservation Society and held at the Providence … Continue reading

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Roadside Landmarks

When you are on the road a lot, as I have been over the last 10 months throughout Ohio, certain sights on the road become landmarks, signifying some sort of marked progress on your journey.  For me, one such landmark … Continue reading

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Exploration: Zoar Village

As promised in yesterday’s reblog post from the Ohio Historical Society’s blog about Zoar Village making the list of the 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, here are my pictures from my day in there. In addition each picture is linked … Continue reading

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Green Building: 1930s Edition

Through my travels across Ohio, I’ve gotten to explore some pretty neat places, and also some seemingly ordinary places…seemingly being the key word. Take for example this barn: It’s a relatively standard Erie Shore Barn built around 1933. Sure it … Continue reading

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Exploration: Kelley’s Island

Tuesday saw me up on Kelley’s Island, which was a fabulous outing that involved ferry boat rides, driving around in a golf cart (I now really want a golf cart, so much fun), great architecture, and a cute cemetery.   Overall, … Continue reading

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Protecting Place: Leo Petroglyph Edition, Part 2

Since I couldn’t get more than three photos to load for yesterday’s post, and it seems I still can’t post more than that at one time, I thought I’d show you more of Leo Petroglyph State Memorial in Jackson, Ohio. … Continue reading

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