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Chicago Tribune
9 big events on the architecture landscape for fallThe coming architecture season promises to bring the world — and a world of ide
9 big events on the architecture landscape for fall
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
The coming architecture season promises to bring the world — and a world of ideas — to Chicago. The headliner is the Chicago Architecture Biennial, which will make its much-anticipated debut Oct. 3 and run through Jan. 3. Billed as North America's... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
How a controversial landmarks bill thrusts an obscure rule into the spotlightAt the heart of a battle over proposed deadlines for the city's Landmarks Prese
How a controversial landmarks bill thrusts an obscure rule into the spotlight
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 hours ago
At the heart of a battle over proposed deadlines for the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission lies an obscure but powerful process called calendaring—an extra layer of red tape deliberately added to the construction process to put a property into... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Vieux Carré Commission votes to remove Battle of Liberty Place MonumentThe Vieux Carré Commission voted unanimously to remove the Battle of Liberty Pl
Vieux Carré Commission votes to remove Battle of Liberty Place Monument
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
The Vieux Carré Commission voted unanimously to remove the Battle of Liberty Place Monument after a public meeting Wednesday. The monument sits on the edge of the French Quarter between the aquarium and Canal Place. It commemorates former... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Vieux Carré Commission votes to remove Battle of Liberty Place MonumentThe Vieux Carré Commission voted unanimously to remove the Battle of Liberty Pl
Vieux Carré Commission votes to remove Battle of Liberty Place Monument
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
The Vieux Carré Commission voted unanimously to remove the Battle of Liberty Place Monument after a public meeting Wednesday. The monument sits on the edge of the French Quarter between the aquarium and Canal Place. It commemorates former... Read more
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DNA Info
These Historic Harlem Properties May Become LandmarkedAccording to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, St. Joseph's is the oldest
These Historic Harlem Properties May Become Landmarked
DNA Info / Posted yesterday
According to the Landmarks Preservation Commission, St. Joseph's is the oldest existing church north of 44th Street. It is among a handful of buildings Uptown that will be considered for landmark designation in November. View Full Caption HARLEM —... Read more
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CIO
How the Red Sox brought new tech to baseball's oldest parkFrom its famed Green Monster to the quirky red Ted Williams seat in the right f
How the Red Sox brought new tech to baseball's oldest park
CIO / Posted yesterday
From its famed Green Monster to the quirky red Ted Williams seat in the right field bleachers, Fenway Park is a living museum in the heart of Boston. But going to a Red Sox game at Fenway isn't just about baseball. It's about experiencing America's... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Showdown looming over controversial landmarks billA City Council bill that would change how sites are landmarked will be debated
Showdown looming over controversial landmarks bill
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
A City Council bill that would change how sites are landmarked will be debated next week. Opponents and supporters of a City Council proposal that would impose time limits on the Landmarks Preservation Commission are girding themselves for a public... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
The Orpheum Theater reopens in style"I call this the ghost room." That's how sixth-grader Mary Grace von Kurnatows
The Orpheum Theater reopens in style
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 2 days ago
"I call this the ghost room." That's how sixth-grader Mary Grace von Kurnatowski, scaling a metal stepladder, introduces the second-floor mezzanine of the refurbished Orpheum Theater. The iconic Beaux-Arts building was first opened in downtown New... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Changes at Indian Mound Will Include Removal of Most TreesThere are currently seven large trees on the Mound, with six of them to be remo
Changes at Indian Mound Will Include Removal of Most Trees
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 4 days ago
There are currently seven large trees on the Mound, with six of them to be removed. Apparently there are a couple of reasons, one being those heading up the state Division of History and Cultural want the trees removed to make it look like it was... Read more
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Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Nancy Hanks cabin controversy heats up commission meeting KEYSER - A discussion about the fate of the Nancy Hanks replica cabin got a b
Nancy Hanks cabin controversy heats up commission meeting
Mineral Daily News-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
KEYSER - A discussion about the fate of the Nancy Hanks replica cabin got a bit heated Tuesday during the Mineral County Commission meeting, and was brought to a close by one commissioner... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
WVU professionals helping Harpers Ferry fire victimsAnd that's how she referred to the buildings - by the owners' names - while wal
WVU professionals helping Harpers Ferry fire victims
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 7 days ago
And that's how she referred to the buildings - by the owners' names - while walking on a sidewalk beside the scarred structures. That reaction took time, however, because her grief made it impossible to immediately visit the area - even though it's... Read more
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Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Nancy Hanks cabin is declared Historic LandmarkANTIOCH - The Nancy Hanks replica cabin, which seemed several months ago to be
Nancy Hanks cabin is declared Historic Landmark
Mineral Daily News-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
ANTIOCH - The Nancy Hanks replica cabin, which seemed several months ago to be doomed to be torn down, has now been designated as a Mineral County Historic Landmark. By Liz Beaverslbeavers@newstribune.infoTribune Managing EditorANTIOCH - The Nancy... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Regional NewsAshley Madison stats find New Orleans among the 'most adulterous' citiesAshley
Regional News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
Ashley Madison stats find New Orleans among the 'most adulterous' citiesAshley Madison stats find New Orleans among the 'most adulterous' cities The Ashley Madison website hack has many people who were looking for someone other than their spouse in... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Regional NewsJeff Davis Sheriff's Office: Two girls found living in 'extreme filth' in Jenni
Regional News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 13 days ago
Jeff Davis Sheriff's Office: Two girls found living in 'extreme filth' in JenningsJeff Davis Sheriff's Office: Two girls found living in 'extreme filth' in Jennings (Source: Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office) A Jennings man was arrested after a... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
New Orleans church leaders call for Confederate monument removalNearly 100 pastors, clergy and other faith leaders in the New Orleans area have
New Orleans church leaders call for Confederate monument removal
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 14 days ago
Nearly 100 pastors, clergy and other faith leaders in the New Orleans area have signed a letter supporting the city's attempt to remove four Confederate monuments. "As spiritual leaders of New Orleans, we know the power of symbols, which is why we... Read more
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The Source Weekly
A Historic HazardFrom the outside, the plain rectangular building is unremarkable. Chipped white
A Historic Hazard
The Source Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
From the outside, the plain rectangular building is unremarkable. Chipped white wood siding frames three carriage doors, askew from years of squatter traffic. One is boarded up with a large sheet of plywood in a vain attempt to keep trespassers out.... Read more
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The Advocate
Confederate monument debate gives Bobby Jindal, David Vitter chance to take sudden interest in New OrleansWhen, exactly, did Bobby Jindal and David Vitter become so concerned about New
Confederate monument debate gives Bobby Jindal, David Vitter chance to take sudden interest in New Orleans
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
When, exactly, did Bobby Jindal and David Vitter become so concerned about New Orleans? The lame-duck governor and the senator who wants his job, both conservative Republicans, rarely focus on local matters in the most Democratic city they... Read more
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The Advocate
Confederate monument debate gives Bobby Jindal, David Vitter chance to take sudden interest in New OrleansWhen, exactly, did Bobby Jindal and David Vitter become so concerned about New
Confederate monument debate gives Bobby Jindal, David Vitter chance to take sudden interest in New Orleans
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
When, exactly, did Bobby Jindal and David Vitter become so concerned about New Orleans? The lame-duck governor and the senator who wants his job, both conservative Republicans, rarely focus on local matters in the most Democratic city they... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
School NewsStudents and parents gear up for the first day of schoolStudents and parents ge
School News
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
Students and parents gear up for the first day of schoolStudents and parents gear up for the first day of school Several school districts in the mountains and South Carolina head back to school Monday morning.More >> Several school districts in the... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Shepherdstown land may be included in National ParkAccording to Edward Dunleavy, president of the Shepherdstown Battlefield Preser
Shepherdstown land may be included in National Park
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 17 days ago
According to Edward Dunleavy, president of the Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association, Inc., a Special Resource Study published by the National Park Service in 2014, determined the Shepherdstown Battlefield would make a good addition to... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Historic black gym in Huntersville could be demolishedCHARLOTTE, NC (Jonathan McFadden/The Charlotte Observer) - A historic black gy
Historic black gym in Huntersville could be demolished
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
CHARLOTTE, NC (Jonathan McFadden/The Charlotte Observer) - A historic black gymnasium in Huntersville that for a half-century was a community gathering place faces demolition now that county officials say its aged electrical system and possible... Read more
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The Advocate
'Heritage Act' cited by Bobby Jindal admin to defend Confederate statues apparently doesn't existThe hope that Gov. Bobby Jindal might invoke a state “Heritage Act” to keep the
'Heritage Act' cited by Bobby Jindal admin to defend Confederate statues apparently doesn't exist
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
The hope that Gov. Bobby Jindal might invoke a state “Heritage Act” to keep the four controversial public monuments in New Orleans in place may be a lost cause. Though Jindal’s administration pledged Thursday to research the law and its possible... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Jindal will fight to keep Confederate monuments in New OrleansGov. Bobby Jindal opposes the tearing down of Confederate monuments in New Orle
Jindal will fight to keep Confederate monuments in New Orleans
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 19 days ago
Gov. Bobby Jindal opposes the tearing down of Confederate monuments in New Orleans and has instructed his staff to determine the legal authority he has as Governor, if any, to stop it, according to a Jindal spokesman. The Historic District Landmarks... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jindal will fight to keep Confederate monuments in New OrleansGov. Bobby Jindal opposes the tearing down of Confederate monuments in New Orle
Jindal will fight to keep Confederate monuments in New Orleans
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 19 days ago
Gov. Bobby Jindal opposes the tearing down of Confederate monuments in New Orleans and has instructed his staff to determine the legal authority he has as Governor, if any, to stop it, according to a Jindal spokesman. The Historic District Landmarks... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Jindal will fight to keep Confederate monuments in New OrleansGov. Bobby Jindal opposes the tearing down of Confederate monuments in New Orle
Jindal will fight to keep Confederate monuments in New Orleans
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 19 days ago
Gov. Bobby Jindal opposes the tearing down of Confederate monuments in New Orleans and has instructed his staff to determine the legal authority he has as Governor, if any, to stop it, according to a Jindal spokesman. The Historic District Landmarks... Read more
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The Advocate
Want to weigh in on discussion of New Orleans' Confederate monuments? City to begin public meetings next weekCity officials will begin holding public meetings next week to discuss the futu
Want to weigh in on discussion of New Orleans' Confederate monuments? City to begin public meetings next week
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
City officials will begin holding public meetings next week to discuss the future of four monuments in New Orleans that have come under new scrutiny as officials across the South reconsider the wisdom of leaving Confederate symbols in public... Read more
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The Advocate
Four Confederate statues in New Orleans recommended for removal, but Bobby Jindal trying to block the moveAs a committee of city government called Thursday for taking down four controve
Four Confederate statues in New Orleans recommended for removal, but Bobby Jindal trying to block the move
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
As a committee of city government called Thursday for taking down four controversial statues that celebrate Confederate officials and a white supremacist group’s violent fight against a biracial state government during Reconstruction, Gov. Bobby... Read more
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The Advocate
'Heritage Act' cited by Bobby Jindal admin to defend Confederate statues apparently doesn't existThe hope that Gov. Bobby Jindal might invoke a state “Heritage Act” to keep the
'Heritage Act' cited by Bobby Jindal admin to defend Confederate statues apparently doesn't exist
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
The hope that Gov. Bobby Jindal might invoke a state “Heritage Act” to keep the four controversial public monuments in New Orleans in place may be a lost cause. Though Jindal’s administration pledged Thursday to research the law and its possible... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Cabrillo Boathouse renovation project awaiting final approvalThe Santa Barbara Planning Commission will review renovation plans for the Cabr
Cabrillo Boathouse renovation project awaiting final approval
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
The Santa Barbara Planning Commission will review renovation plans for the Cabrillo Boathouse and Pavilion on Aug. 20. The city-owned historic landmark at 1118 E. Cabrillo Blvd. has hosted many community programs since its 1926 inception,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monumentsThe Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Human Resources commissions
2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monuments
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 days ago
The Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Human Resources commissions voted Thursday to remove four confederate monuments in New Orleans. Under the proposal, the Jefferson Davis statue and Battle of Liberty Place monument would be... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monumentsThe Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Human Resources commissions
2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monuments
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 20 days ago
The Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Human Resources commissions voted Thursday to remove four confederate monuments in New Orleans. Under the proposal, the Jefferson Davis statue and Battle of Liberty Place monument would be... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Engine test rocks Stennis with sound of progress2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monuments2 city commissions vote
Engine test rocks Stennis with sound of progress
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 days ago
2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monuments2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monuments The Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Human Resources commissions voted Thursday to remove four confederate monuments in New... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monuments The Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Human Resources commission
2 city commissions vote to remove Confederate monuments
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 days ago
The Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Human Resources commissions voted Thursday to remove four confederate monuments in New... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Confederate statues receive recommendation for removalThe New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) recommended today
Confederate statues receive recommendation for removal
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 20 days ago
The New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) recommended today that four Confederate monuments "may be removed" following a push from Mayor Mitch Landrieu as well as the New Orleans City Council to consider the statues' futures. The... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
City commission votes to remove confederate monumentsThe Historic District Landmarks Commission voted to remove four confederate mon
City commission votes to remove confederate monuments
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 20 days ago
The Historic District Landmarks Commission voted to remove four confederate monuments in New Orleans. The agency voted 11-1 for the removal of each monument. There is a second public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. The New Orleans Human Relations... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
City commission votes to remove confederate monumentsThe Historic District Landmarks Commission voted to remove four confederate mon
City commission votes to remove confederate monuments
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 20 days ago
The Historic District Landmarks Commission voted to remove four confederate monuments in New Orleans. The agency voted 11-1 for the removal of each monument. There is a second public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. The New Orleans Human Relations... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
City commission votes to remove confederate monumentsThe Historic District Landmarks Commission voted to remove four confederate mon
City commission votes to remove confederate monuments
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 20 days ago
The Historic District Landmarks Commission voted to remove four confederate monuments in New Orleans. The agency voted 11-1 for the removal of each monument. There is a second public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. The New Orleans Human Relations... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
City commission votes to remove confederate monumentsThe Historic District Landmarks Commission voted to remove four confederate mon
City commission votes to remove confederate monuments
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 20 days ago
The Historic District Landmarks Commission voted to remove four confederate monuments in New Orleans. The agency voted 11-1 for the removal of each monument. There is a second public hearing scheduled for 6 p.m. The New Orleans Human Relations... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Public hearings on Confederate monument removals set for ThursdayNew Orleanians will have the chance on Thursday to weigh in on the possible rem
Public hearings on Confederate monument removals set for Thursday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
New Orleanians will have the chance on Thursday to weigh in on the possible removal of Confederate monuments in the Crescent City. The Historic Landmarks Commission will hold a public hearing at 1 p.m. Thursday at City Council chambers. The Human... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Public hearings on Confederate monument removals set for ThursdayNew Orleanians will have the chance on Thursday to weigh in on the possible rem
Public hearings on Confederate monument removals set for Thursday
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 days ago
New Orleanians will have the chance on Thursday to weigh in on the possible removal of Confederate monuments in the Crescent City. The Historic Landmarks Commission will hold a public hearing at 1 p.m. Thursday at City Council chambers. The Human... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Public hearings on Confederate monument removals set for ThursdayNew Orleanians will have the chance on Thursday to weigh in on the possible rem
Public hearings on Confederate monument removals set for Thursday
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 days ago
New Orleanians will have the chance on Thursday to weigh in on the possible removal of Confederate monuments in the Crescent City. The Historic Landmarks Commission will hold a public hearing at 1 p.m. Thursday at City Council chambers. The Human... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Warder Library can’t be listed separately on historic registryPublicly owned buildings such as the Warder Public Library cannot be placed on
Warder Library can’t be listed separately on historic registry
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 days ago
Publicly owned buildings such as the Warder Public Library cannot be placed on the local historic register because the landmarks commission doesn’t have jurisdiction over government property, according to Springfield’s ordinances. However, one... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
County leaders reportedly considering plans to protect Confederate monumentMecklenburg County leaders are reportedly considering plans to protect a Confed
County leaders reportedly considering plans to protect Confederate monument
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
Mecklenburg County leaders are reportedly considering plans to protect a Confederate monument that has been vandalized twice in the last month. According to our news partners at the Charlotte Observer, the county has spent a total of $750 to have... Read more
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DNA Info
PODCAST: Historic Church's First Female Rector on Fostering a Diverse FlockUPPER WEST SIDE — A 208-year-old building about to go through the city's landma
PODCAST: Historic Church's First Female Rector on Fostering a Diverse Flock
DNA Info / Posted 24 days ago
UPPER WEST SIDE — A 208-year-old building about to go through the city's landmarking process, a plot of land prime for development, and a congregation made up of every background and age. These are just a few things on the shoulders of Kate Flexor,... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Poor Farm property eyed as potential office space for countyKEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission
Poor Farm property eyed as potential office space for county
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission and the county's maintenance department are looking into renovating two buildings at the Poor Farm property in Kearneysville for use as office space. However, the cost of... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Poor Farm property eyed as potential office space for countyKEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission
Poor Farm property eyed as potential office space for county
The Marietta Times / Posted 24 days ago
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission and the county's maintenance department are looking into renovating two buildings at the Poor Farm property in Kearneysville for use as office space. However, the cost of... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Poor Farm property eyed as potential office space for countyKEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission
Poor Farm property eyed as potential office space for county
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 25 days ago
KEARNEYSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Jefferson County Historic Landmarks Commission and the county's maintenance department are looking into renovating two buildings at the Poor Farm property in Kearneysville for use as office space. However, the cost of... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Meetings on relocation of monuments to take place Aug. 13A schedule of public meetings on the proposed relocation of New Orleans’ histor
Meetings on relocation of monuments to take place Aug. 13
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 29 days ago
A schedule of public meetings on the proposed relocation of New Orleans’ historic monuments was announced Tuesday. The Historic District Landmarks Commission hearing will take place Aug. 13 from 1-3 p.m. in City Council Chambers at 1300 Perdido... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Meetings on relocation of monuments to take place Aug. 13A schedule of public meetings on the proposed relocation of New Orleans’ histor
Meetings on relocation of monuments to take place Aug. 13
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 29 days ago
A schedule of public meetings on the proposed relocation of New Orleans’ historic monuments was announced Tuesday. The Historic District Landmarks Commission hearing will take place Aug. 13 from 1-3 p.m. in City Council Chambers at 1300 Perdido... Read more
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