Revealing the history beneath our feet – The Stevens and Smith Historic Site

  Following events in Charlottesville this past week, many cities are removing statues of Confederate generals from public spaces. The current debates about where these statues should be displayed are bringing to the fore a troubling issue: what has been … Continued

On ReUrbanism, and Uncovering the stories old buildings can tell us

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Recently the National Trust for Historic Preservation published a timely manifesto for a newly developing concept called “ReUrbanism”, putting preservation in the context of building sustainable cities – The Trust provides ten principles as overarching guidelines for reuse and reinvestment. Among these, I find particularly compelling the principle regarding … Continued