NOMMA’s 2014 Metalfab Education Expo & Exchange, March 12-15, 2014. The National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA) will host its annual convention at the Embassy Suites in St. Charles, MO. For more information, visit www.nomma.org.
Traditional Building Conference Series, April 2-3, 2014. The first stop of this year’s Traditional Building Conference Series will be in Washington, DC.
For more information, call Carolyn Walsh, 781-779-1560 or Judy Hayward, 802-674-6752 or go to www.traditionalbuildingshow.com.
For sponsorships, contact Peter Miller, email@example.com.
Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference, April 9-13, 2014. The Society of Architectural Historians will hold its 67th annual conference in Austin, TX. For more information, visit www.sah.org.
ICAA’s Grand Tour of Sicily: Palermo to Taormina, April 25-May 4, 2014. ICAA in conjunction with Classical Excursions will be leading its fourth guided tour through Sicily, Italy. For more information, go to www.classicist.org.
Traditional Building Conference Series, May 7-8, 2014. The second stop of this year’s Traditional Building Conference Series will be in New Orleans, LA. For information, call Carolyn Walsh, 781-
779-1560 or Judy Hayward, 802-674-6752 or go to www.traditionalbuildingshow.com. For sponsorships, contact Peter Miller, firstname.lastname@example.org
CNU 22 Conference, June 4-7, 2014. The Congress for the New Urbanism will host its 22nd annual conference in Buffalo, NY. For more information, visit www.cnu.org.
SGAA Annual Summer Conference, June 9-11, 2014. The Stained Glass Association of America will host its summer conference at The Elms Resort & Spa in Excelsior Springs, MO. For registration and conference updates, visit www.stainedglass.org/html/SGAAconference.htm.
AIA 2014 National Convention and Design Exposition, June 26-28, 2014. The AIA 2014 National Convention & Design Exposition will be held at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Participants will have a chance to earn Learning Units through education sessions and location tours. Registration will be expected to begin in January. For more information, visit www.aia.org.
Traditional Building Conference Series, July 16-17, 2014. The third stop of this year’s Traditional Building Conference Series will be in Boston, MA. For more information, call Carolyn Walsh, 781-779-1560 or
Judy Hayward, 802-674-6752 or go to www.traditionalbuildingshow.com. For sponsorships, contact Peter Miller, email@example.com
Traditional Building Conference Series, September 25-26,
2014. The fourth and last stop of this year’s Traditional Building
Conference Series will be in St. Paul, MN. For more information, call
Carolyn Walsh, 781-779-1560 or Judy Hayward, 802-674-6752 or go to
www.traditionalbuildingshow.com. For sponsorships, contact Peter Miller,
Preserving the Historic Road 2014 Conference, September 26-28, 2014. Historic Roads will host its biennial conference in Savannah, GA. For more information, visit www.historicroads.org.
Association for Preservation Technology Annual Conference, October 26-30, 2014. The conference will be held in Quebec City. For more information, go to www.apti.org.
National Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, November 10-14, 2014. The conference will be held in Savannah, GA. For more information, go to www.preservtionnation.org.
American College of the Building Arts. Six craft specializations are offered at this school in Charleston, SC, including iron, wood and trowel trades. For more information, go to http://buildingartscollege.us/.
Preservation Education Programs. Throughout the year, the
Preservation Education Institute, a program of Vermont-based Historic
Windsor, Inc., offers workshops on various preservation skills, and practices for building and design professionals, property owners and
others. For a complete listing of current programs, go to www.preservationworks.
org or contact Judy Hayward at 802-674-6752.
Wood-Carving Workshops. Classically trained master wood-carver Dimitrios Klitsas conducts classes in wood carving at his studio in Hampden, MA, for novices as well as professionals looking to take their skills to the highest level. For more details, go to www.klitsas.com or call 413566-5301.
Workshops on Historical Lime Mortars. A comprehensive two-day course details the hows and whys of using lime putty mortars for re-pointing historic masonry. Call 773-286-2100 or go to www.usheritage.com/events.htm.
Woodworking Classes. The North Bennet Street School holds woodworking classes, including fine woodworking and preservation carpentry, year-round in Boston, MA. Visit www.nbss.org or contact program director Janet A. Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-227-9292.
National Building Museum Programs & Exhibits. The National Building Museum in Washington, DC, offers a series of exhibits and programs throughout the year on topics dealing with architectural design and building. The building itself is worth the visit, and 45-minute walk-in tours are offered daily. www.nbm.org.
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Washington Post: Historic Preservation Reaps Economic Benefits
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NTHP: New Life for Eero Saarinen's Bell Labs Building
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NTHP: Preservation awards
Original Green: Curse of the Craftsman
Historic Home Shows
Call for Nominations: Art and the Landscape
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Coming Very Soon: Classical Tradition Conference in Salt Lake City, Feb. 6-8
Victorian Summer School
APT: Abstracts Due March 1
Metropolis: New Life for Bell Labs?
Cleveland.com: Historic Cram Church in Danger of Demolition
Feb. 13: Untermyer Gardens Lecture in NYC
Atlantic Cities: Should Portland Save This Michael Graves Building?
NewsOK: Five Oklahoma Properties Listed on National Register
NTHP: Historic Church Renovated into Indiana Landmarks Center
Huffington Post: 10 Historic Places That Were Saved in 2013
Deadline to Apply for Water Street Atelier is February 1
Newark Advocate: Foundation Seeks Funds to Save Louis Sullivan Building
NY Times: Brooklyn Church Discovers Beauty in High Places
Classical Tradition Conference in Salt Lake City, February 6-8
NTHP: Fort Monroe Set for Revitalization
NTHP: Community Seeks to Save Historic Pool in NH
Real Finishes: In Defense of Craft
The Republic: South Dakota's Corn Palace to be Restored
NTHP: UNH Threatening to Close Swimming Pool Built in 1938 by Civilian Conservation Corps
Reading Eagle: Woodrow Wilson's South Carolina Home Restored
SPAB: Q&A on Timber Windows
ICAA Winter Class Schedule Includes Reading Palladio
Building Green.com: New Standard for Stone
Kansas City Star: New Life for Capitol
Philly.com: Historic Theaters an Endangered Species in Philadelphia
Metro Pulse: Nine Practical Reasons to Save Old Buildings
Architectural Record: Robert A.M. Stern is "Unfashionably Fashionable."
USA Today: Voters Reject Plan to Save Houston's Astrodome
NTHP: Court Rules That Post Office Sale Failed to Comply with NEPA
NYT: "For Rent: Fixer-Uppers in a National Park"
Architizer: Why Preservation is Good for Business
The State: Historic Buildings in South Carolina Need Help
Columbia Daily Spectator: Proposed Apartment Building too Close to St. John the Divine in NYC
USA Today: Voters Reject Plan to Save Houston's Astrodome
Architects Journal: Prince Charles Says Future Generations Deserve Better Buildings
New England Chapter of ICAA Announces 2013 Bulfinch Awards
Arch Daily: Ted Talk Features Jeff Speck on Walkable Cities
Curbed: Frank Furness/George Hewitt Church in Philadelphia Will Become a School
Architect: Good News for Architecture and Construction Jobs
Smithsonian.com: Colonial Era Tavern Unearthed in NYC
Metro Pulse: Nine Practical Reasons to Save Old Buildings
Curbed: Last Surviving Building from Harlem's Insane Asylum
Grade A for Older Buildings
NYT: Showing Its Gilded Age, the Monument to William Tecumseh Sherman in New York City Rides High Again
INTBAU: Noted Traditionalist Christine Franck to Head New Architectural Initiative at the University of Colorado Denver
"Masonic Temples Reborn as Luxury Condos"
NRDC: "The Greenest (Historic) Building Is the One That's in the Right Context"
Architect: "The Problems with Modernizing Old Museums"
Columbus Dispatch: So Barn Good! In Ohio, Preservationists Save a Barn Built in the 1830s
NYT: "A Return to Duty for the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital"
WSJ: "This Man's Castle Isn't His Home"
WSJ: In New York City, Five Venerable Buildings Head Toward Landmark Status
Next City: "Misunderstanding Historic Preservation"
Smart Growth America: Two Senators Are in the Hunt for Improving, Not Negating, the Historic Tax Credit
NTHP: The Ups and Downs of Installing Green Roofs in Historic Buildings
Arch Daily: In Brooklyn, from 19th-Century Warehouses to 21st-Century Commercial Centers
Lecture and Book Signing with Michael Imber, October 10
The Atlantic: "How Gothic Architecture Took Over the American College Campus"
Marvin Windows and Doors Announces the Winners of Its 2013 Marvin Architect's Challenge
NYT: "Spuyten Duyvil, the Bronx, Defined by the Views"
Atlantic Cities: "Why Are Some States Trying to Ban LEED Green Building Standards?"
The Financial Times Reviews London's New Buildings: One "Looks Like a Giant Arse"
Architect: Architect Deborah Berke Takes on Richardson and Olmsted
NTHP: "Powering Historic Buildings: Solar Panel Projects Around the Country"
The Mighty Guastavinos: Web Site Covers Work of Pre-Eminent Craftsmen from the Early 20th Century
NTHP: Preservation Rounds the Bases, Again, at Chicago's Wrigley Field
NTHP: For Several Buildings in New York City, 1913 Was a Very Good Year; So Is 2013
BuzzFeed: "21 College Campuses That Make You Feel Like You’re at Hogwarts"
Detroit News: Putting the Brakes on Demolishing Old Ford Plants
National Journal: Two Years Later, National Cathedral Still Quaking
WSJ: "A Small Town in an Old Printing Plant"
WSJ: "Napa's New Harvest: Winery Sales"
NYT: In This Post Office, Mighty Murals Make Mailing a Letter Seem Like an Artistic Experience
Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock Is Trying to Draw "All the Buildings in New York"
CBS News: "Martha's Vineyard Lighthouse on Edge of Disaster"
NYT: “Second Act for Temple of the Stars” on Wilshire Boulevard
The Guardian: Morris's Famous Red House Reveals Something New
NYT: "Central Park South, the View That Sneaked Up on the City"
Atlas Obscura: "Rococo Monstrosities: Too Much Is Never Enough"
NTHP: The Washington Monument—Lights, More Lights!
2Modern: "A Cardboard Cathedral for Christchurch"
Architect: New Urbanist Andres Duany Reveals His Alternative Design for the Eisenhower Memorial
UrbanTurf: Wonder of Wonders—in D.C., One-Time Wonder Bread Factory Gets a Second Life
EcoBuilding: Salvaged Materials Gain Favor, While Prices Rise
BuzzFeed: "Seven Haunting Abandoned Mansions"
WSJ: Cass Gilbert's Grand Woolworth Building Is Once More Offering Peeks of Its Historic Lobby
Forbes: "Building Green Increases Demand for Traditional Materials"
USGBC: All Along, These Historic Buildings Were in the LEED
NTHP: "Jack White Lends a Hand to Detroit's Masonic Temple"
NTHP: Indy Calling
EBN: Energy Retrofits Could Be Big Business for Architects
Confluence: In Denver, These Restaurants Are Examples of Adaptive Reuse at Its Tastiest
The Architect's Newspaper: "Fallen Angels Rescued Parametrically"
NYT: Stripping Buildings Before Knocking Them Down
NYT: "With a Virtual Tour, Preserving the History of East Harlem"
Historic Fay House at Harvard Wins the Gold, LEED Gold
Washington Post: "The Washington Monument Looks Broken. Let's Keep It That Way"
Atlantic Cities: "A Beautiful, Bewitching Map of Portland's Aging Buildings"
SustainableBusiness.com: Model Behavior--Retrofit of Empire State Building Being Copied Across the Country
Livability: Ten U.S. Cities Where Historic Preservation Is Primo
Flavorwire: "Ten Incredible Repurposed Train Stations"
ICA&A: Head to St. Petersburg, Russia, This Fall, to Take in Three Centuries of Architectural Splendors
WSJ: Quincy, MA, Tries Its Hand at Urban Redevelopment
NYT: Back in Action--the Statue of Liberty Is Open Once More
NTHP: "Signed, Sealed, Reimagined: Historic Post Offices Adapted for New Use"
Yatzer: "Design in a Nutshell: From Gothic Revival to Postmodernism"; Six Fast-Paced Animations
UDA on Urban Squares
NYT: "In the Village, an Intersection of Paint and Quaint"
The Telegraph: Bats in Belfrey Causing Big Trouble in Medieval Churches
Washington Business Journal: NTHP Sells Venerable Headquarters Building in D.C.
Showdown! In Marvin's Challenge, Vote for Your Favorite Projects
NTHP: "'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner on Why Don Draper Is a Preservationist"
Crain's New York Business: Hot News--Energy Savings at the Retrofit Empire State Building Are Bigger Than Forecast
NTHP: "Ten Ways to Fight for Your Local Post Office"
Pop the Cork! Celebrating 35 Years of Historic Tax Credits
Bulfinch Awards: Call for Entries
NTHP: Now Out—the 2013 List of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
NYT: "New Milford, CT: One Town, Many Neighborhoods"
EBN: Feds Provide New Guidelines for Energy Retrofits in Historic Buildings
EBN: Study Says "Retrofits Are a Better Bet Than Stocks and Bonds"
WSJ: "A Real-Estate Renaissance in Florence"
Mail Online: 10 Train Stations Where You Wouldn't Mind Delaying Your Departure
Urban Ghosts: Britain's Beautiful Abandoned Swimming Pools
NYT: "Two Architectural Gems in a Changed Setting"
INTBAU: Summer School in Poland
Summer Tours at the Gamble House
Place Economics: Economic Impact of Main Street Iowa, 1986-2012
Call for Entries: Driehaus Prize
NTHP: Why Historic Structures Are Greener Than New LEED Buildings
Hyperallergic: "A Guerrilla Registry of Historic Places Pops Up in Brooklyn"
NTHP: Big Energy Efficiencies in Small Buildings
NBC News: "America's Most Beautiful College Campuses"
C-SPAN: Video Inside and Behind the Scenes at the White House
Nominations for Driehaus Prize Due September 20
Gizmodo: "Why Is This 112-Year-Old Building Floating in the Air?"
Architect: Memorial Tribute to the First Lady of Architectural Criticism, Ada Louise Huxtable
NYT: "Jack White Pays Back Taxes to Save Detroit's Masonic Temple"
NCBS: "The Newest Thing in Architecture: Something Old"
NYT: "A Streetcorner Serenade for the Public Plaza"
NYT: "Spared Demolition, an 1889 Building Gets a Second Life"
Royal Russia News: Recently Restored, Czar’s All-Wood Palace Is Quite the Site
NYT: "On a Road Trip in Sicily, Churches Everywhere"
NYT: "The Majesty of Classicism"
Atlantic Cities: For Vacant Properties, Back to Life in Baltimore
Curbed: Amateur Video of New York City—in 1939
Summer Solstice at Untermyer Gardens
Web Urbanist: "Seven Destroyed Architectural Wonders of the Modern World"
Atlantic Cities: The Detroit Institute of Arts Gets Set to Duke It Out
NTHP: "From Wild to Whimsical: the Gargoyles and Grotesques of Washington National Cathedral"
Architizer: "Demolished Too Soon: 11 Buildings That Should Still Be Standing!"
WSJ: "Where the Rubber Meets the Headquarters"
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WTTW (PBS): "10 Buildings That Changed America"
National Building Museum Design Show Accepting Applications through May 15
NYT: "New Bells and Whistles at the Old Firehouse"
WSJ: "A Stage for Women's Rights in Illinois"
WSJ: "Where the Rubber Meets the Headquarters"
BD&C: New Group on the Web Wants to Revitalize Abandoned Buildings Worldwide
NYT: Henry Hope Reed, Historian, is Dead at 97
NBM: The National Building Museum Is Now Accepting Apps for Its First-Ever Design Show
Changes to LEED Benefit Existing Buildings
Curbed: In New York City, Beaux Arts Beauty Headed for a $10 Million Facelift
NYT: "With Taller Buildings Coming, Knee-High Relics Endure"
NPR: "How One Family Built America's Public Places"
Indiana Landmarks: Mansion-Turned-Library Gets a Magnificent Restoration
Atlantic Cities: "How Historic Architecture Can Anchor Economic Development"
Architect: TCU's Adaptively Re-Used Neo-Georgian Dance Hall Goes LEED Gold
Atlantic Cities: Laser Beams Yield Beautiful Images of Old Buildings
NYT: "Buildings That Lie About Their Age"
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WSJ: In El Paso, Texas, Development Beats Preservation
Atlantic Cities: The Balancing Act Behind the Renovation of St. Louis's Central Library
Henri Labrouste at the Museum of Modern Art
NYT: "Damaged by Hurricane Sandy, Verizon's Jazz-Age Frescoes Glow Again"
EcoBuilding: "From Derelict to Dynamic"
NYT: The Ceiling at Grand Central Station Is "Lost in Space"
Mark Your Calendars: APT Conference Oct. 11-15 in NYC
Atlantic Cities: "The Case Against Saving Midcentury Office Buildings"
WSJ: "A Conductor's Colorful Chapel"
NYT: "Before Reopening, a Dispensary Must Untangle Restrictions"
WashPo: "In Gorlitz, Germany, a Walk Through History"
BuildingGreen: How the Federal Government Builds Green--and Why That's Important
Architect: AIA Objects to House Bill That Would Dump Gehry's Design for Eisenhower Memorial
NYT: Giving Up May Be a Way to Save Old Buildings
Architect: House Bill Would Delete Gehry's Design for the Eisenhower Memorial
NYT: The Dazzling Work of 19th-Century Architect Henri Labrouste
WSJ: "London's 'Village' People"
Architecture Source: San Francisco's Historic Flood Building Gets an Energy Retrofit
The Verge: New Software Helps to Complete Gaudi's Old-Style Masterpiece
Skyscraper Museum: New York City's Famed Woolworth Building Turns 100
Michael Graves to Deliver Annual McKim Lecture April 3 in NYC
NYT: "Post Office Buildings with Character, and Maybe a Sale Price"
Washington Examiner: "Crumbling Capitol Buildings Desperate for Repairs"
NYT: "Eye Candy, Structual and Natural"
Atlantic Cities: Boom in Micro Apartments Brings Iconic Greek Revival Structure in Providence, RI, Back in a Big Way
NTHP: Ah, Yes! Yosemite's Historic Ahwahnee Hotel
EcoBuilding: In Grand Junction, CO, Net-Zero History in the Making
EBN: FTC Moves Against False and Exaggerated Claims About Replacement Windows
NYT: "A Reunion, with Apologies for Last Time"
NYT: "Vestige of a Bygone Era Endures Time, and Talk of Its Demise"
Atlantic Cities: Is the Pan Am Terminal in Terminal Condition?
Coming Soon: Designer Craftsmen & Historic Home Show, March 8-10
Architect: ABI Is Flying High
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New Republic: The Real Problem with Gentrification: Monotony
EcoBuilding Pulse: Energize! Eighty-Something Shedd Aquarium Goes for the Green
PRC: How Historic Preservation Can Stop People from Fleeing Cities
Summer School in the U.K.
Brown Daily Herald: Old Bank, New Library
Presenting the Winners of the 2013 Arthur Ross Awards
Arch daily: Preservationists Prevail; Brutal Design Lives On
Scholarship Alert! The American College of the Building Arts Announces a New Program
European Stone Festival June 22-23
EcoBuilding: For Now, GSA Gives a Red Light to Green Standards
Roll Call: Dome Sweet Dome--Finding Money to Restore the U.S. Capitol
Boston Globe: Wholly Devoted--Q&A with Traditional Architect Ethan Anthony on Ecclesiastical Architecture
Washington Business Journal: D.C. Preservation League May Seek Landmark Status for Post Company Building
WSJ: "A Modern Plan for Historic London Market"
Reg Is Now Open for the Year's First Traditional Building Conference
Registration Begins Feb. 15 for Maymester at ACBA
Midwest Energy News: Marking Time in Historic Marktown?
Nj.com: New Life for an Old Church
Tour Guide: Draw and Paint Your Way Through Rome
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Restoration in Store for H.H. Richardson's Grand Allegheny County Courthouse
Hands On: Learning the Techniques of Drawing and Sketching
Atlantic Cities: "As Important As It Is, LEED Can Be So Embarrassing"
Curious Eggs: Rare Color Photos of Paris in the Early 1900s! Magnifique!
NTHP: Money Talks--Applying for Grants from the National Trust Preservation Fund
App Deadline for This Year's Beaux-Arts Atelier Is March 1
Architect: ABI's Growth Spurt Continues
Architect: "Unbuilt Washington"
NYT: "100 Years of Grandeur—the Birth of Grand Central Station"
Best College Reviews: "The 30 Most Beautiful College Cathedrals"
The Art Newspaper: Towering Inferno
Bloomberg: Old Newspaper Buildings Are Getting a New Lease on Life
NTHP: "Ten Benefits of Establishing a Local Historic District"
NYT: In Miami Beach, Preservationists Once More Climb the Battlements
WDAY: Preserving North Dakota's Stained Glass Windows
Huffington Post: Spielberg's Lincolnesque Movie Is About Architecture, Too
The Classicist: Calder Loth Takes on Alternating Pediments
NYT: A Spanish Monastery Comes Back to Life--in California
Urban Indy: "The Genius of Traditional Buildings"
BuildingGreen.com: Building Green Up, Chasing LEED Down
NYT: "Ada Louise Huxtable, Champion of Livable Architecture, Dies at 91"
Daily Yonder: "When School Was Hard to Come By"
Atlantic Cities: Walkability--Good Exercise for the Local Economy
Architect: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
NTHP: The Ten-Step Program: How to Set Up an Historic District
NYT: "City's Law Tracking Energy Use Yields Surprises"
NYT: "In Need, French Museums Turn to Masses, Chapeaux in Hand"
Design Observer: Faulting Foster's Plan for the New York Public Library
NTHP: Pittsburgh's Adaptively Reused Market Square Is All Business Again
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