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Traditional Building | October 2017

The October 2017 issue of Traditional Building features a profile of The Jeffris Foundation, The Restoration of Al. Ringling Theatre By Isthmus Architecture, John G. Waite Associates' restoration of Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda at the University of Virginia, and more. 

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VOL. 30 | NO. 5 | October 2017

Traditional Building | October 2017

The Jeffris Foundation
The Jeffris Foundation of Janesville, WI, may be small but its influence on historic preservation has reached many communities throughout the Midwest.

The Restoration of Al. Ringling Theatre By Isthmus Architecture
One of the earliest Rapp & Rapp theaters, the Al. Ringling Theater in Baraboo, WI, has been restored to its original elegance by Isthmus Architecture

John G. Waite Associates Restores Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda
Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, had fallen into disrepair. It has now been restored by John G. Waite Associates.

Lord Aeck Sargent Renovation of Patterson Hall
Formerly the first women’s dorm on campus, Patterson Hall at the University of Kentucky has found new life as a living/ learning center, thanks to an effort led by Lord Aeck Sargent.

Book Reviews
The Past and Future City
With fervor and clarity, The Past and Future City highlights the significance of honoring the varied and vivacious history of America, and explains why and how the preservation of historic buildings and places is essential in the present and future world of urban planning.

Learn To Timber Frame
Read about the book Learn to Timber Frame, by Will Beemer, reviewed by Judy Hayward.

Statues in Urbanism
Urbanism needs statues. Some simply become old friends, but others shout and you listen.


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