Makeover of historic mansion becomes journey of discovery for Black family, their online followers

Any homeowner renovating a historic property knows there’s a possibility of discovering a surprise or two lurking behind the walls. Water damage, mildew, faulty wiring systems and more are not uncommon. But for Black homeowners, the surprises may be more than expensive or hazardous. Sometimes, they’re painful reminders of generational […]

Jersey City housing developers have chance to honor historic church’s past lives | Legends & Landmarks

Editor’s note: This is the first article in “Hope in Preservation,” a special Jersey Journal series about centuries-old buildings that are currently being adaptively reused in considerate and creative ways and which stand as symbols of hope for historic preservation in Jersey City and Hudson County — an area increasingly […]

Building art of ‘flintknapping’ and ‘pargeting’ is at risk of extinction in Britain, warns Historic England

The arts of flintknapping, pargeting and lead-working are at risk of extinction with only a handful of specialists left, Historic England has said. The charity fears historic buildings are at risk of deteriorating and decaying beyond repair, unless a new generation of tradesmen take up the mantle. Building skills from […]

Progressives celebrate historic Haaland vote

Progressives on Monday celebrated Deb HaalandDeb HaalandThe Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Biden to hit road, tout COVID-19 relief law This week: Democrats eye next step after coronavirus relief bill win Democratic majority shrinks, but finds unity MORE’s historic confirmation to lead the Interior Department after the Senate voted […]

Natchitoches Historic Foundation, Cane River Waterway Commission partner to preserve, renovate iconic Pacale-Roque House

The following was released to us by the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Foundation: NATCHITOCHES, La. – The Natchitoches Historic Foundation and the Cane River Waterway Commission have partnered on a project to preserve and renovate one of the state’s most iconic buildings, the Pacale-Roque House at Rue Beauport Riverfront […]