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Chicago Tribune
Marina City landmark status welcome, long overdueWith so many midcentury modernist buildings under threat or already demolished,
Marina City landmark status welcome, long overdue
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
With so many midcentury modernist buildings under threat or already demolished, it's tempting to turn cartwheels over the Chicago City Council's vote to grant permanent landmark status to Marina City, the city within a city best known for its iconic... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Full-block meatpacking district project has to be redesignedA plan to redevelop a full block in the meatpacking district will have to be re
Full-block meatpacking district project has to be redesigned
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
A plan to redevelop a full block in the meatpacking district will have to be redone. The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission told BKSK Architects to revise its proposal for its Gansevoort Street projects, according to DNAinfo. The architectural... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Father of slain Blacksburg teen caught daughter trying to contact older guysWest Virginia Senate passes bill requiring drug testing for some welfare applic
Father of slain Blacksburg teen caught daughter trying to contact older guys
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
West Virginia Senate passes bill requiring drug testing for some welfare applicantsWest Virginia Senate passes bill requiring drug testing for some welfare applicants CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A proposal to drug test some welfare applicants has... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia Senate passes bill requiring drug testing for some welfare applicants CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A proposal to drug test some welfare applicants has
West Virginia Senate passes bill requiring drug testing for some welfare applicants
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A proposal to drug test some welfare applicants has... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Authorities: West Virginia man posted nude images of teacher on Facebook MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A Berkeley County man has been arrested after autho
Authorities: West Virginia man posted nude images of teacher on Facebook
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - A Berkeley County man has been arrested after authorities say he posted... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Campaign Against Church Demolition ContinuesCommunity members have been rallying for the protection of the Shrine of Christ
Campaign Against Church Demolition Continues
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
Community members have been rallying for the protection of the Shrine of Christ the King church on 64th Street and Woodlawn since the Archdiocese of Chicago filed for the demolition of 92-year-old building in early January. The Coalition to Save the... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Shrine Receives $450,000 From Anonymous Donors for RepairsNews“Landmarks mean a lot to all of us collectively, as citizens of the city of
Shrine Receives $450,000 From Anonymous Donors for Repairs
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 4 days ago
News“Landmarks mean a lot to all of us collectively, as citizens of the city of Chicago. When they’re destroyed, it destroys part of our culture and architectural heritage.” Members of the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Parents, family members, and residents voice concerns at B.O.E. meetingPolice, Fire, Rescue respond to multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77Police, Fi
Parents, family members, and residents voice concerns at B.O.E. meeting
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 4 days ago
Police, Fire, Rescue respond to multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77Police, Fire, Rescue respond to multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77 More than a dozen vehicles are involved in a pileup on Interstate 77 in Mercer County. More than a dozen... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Police, Fire, Rescue respond to multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77 More than a dozen vehicles are involved in a pileup on Interstate 77 in Merce
Police, Fire, Rescue respond to multi-vehicle pileup on Interstate 77
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
More than a dozen vehicles are involved in a pileup on Interstate 77 in Mercer County. More than a dozen... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Ronceverte commemorates historic people and businessesThe Ronceverte Historic Landmarks Commission is bringing a sense of nostalgia t
Ronceverte commemorates historic people and businesses
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
The Ronceverte Historic Landmarks Commission is bringing a sense of nostalgia to the city and its residents. While walking through the city, you'll find pieces of history on plaques on the sidewalk. It's all part of Ronceverte's Bronze Marker... Read more
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The Advocate
Rare clash about zoning at New Orleans City Council meeting; Wendell Pierce's property at heart of spatNadine Ramsey wanted Susan Guidry to back off. The former turned on the latter
Rare clash about zoning at New Orleans City Council meeting; Wendell Pierce's property at heart of spat
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Nadine Ramsey wanted Susan Guidry to back off. The former turned on the latter Thursday as the City Council considered allowing demolition of a former St. Claude Avenue auto parts store. The property, owned by actor Wendell Pierce and businessman... Read more
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The Advocate
Opponents of removing Confederate monuments in New Orleans lose another round in courtOpponents of City Hall’s plan to remove four Confederacy-related monuments in N
Opponents of removing Confederate monuments in New Orleans lose another round in court
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Opponents of City Hall’s plan to remove four Confederacy-related monuments in New Orleans lost another round in court Friday when a Civil District Court judge shot down a request to keep the statues in place while a trial plays out. The ruling is... Read more
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The Advocate
Council agrees to let actor Wendell Pierce, ex-mayoral candidate Troy Henry demolish St. Claude Avenue propertyIn a move that showcased racial tensions in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods a
Council agrees to let actor Wendell Pierce, ex-mayoral candidate Troy Henry demolish St. Claude Avenue property
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
In a move that showcased racial tensions in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods and pitted preservationists against developers, a divided New Orleans City Council approved the demolition of a former St. Claude Avenue auto parts store on Thursday. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
State asked to give Willow Glen Trestle historic statusA group of San Jose residents says it recently uncovered a "rich and intriguing
State asked to give Willow Glen Trestle historic status
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
A group of San Jose residents says it recently uncovered a "rich and intriguing background" that warrants declaring the Willow Glen Trestle a historic landmark. The group, which calls itself Friends of the Willow Glen Trestle, has asked state... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
City OKs Wrigley Field marquee face-lift—with one conditionWrigley Field's historic marquee is getting a makeover before returning to its
City OKs Wrigley Field marquee face-lift—with one condition
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 9 days ago
Wrigley Field's historic marquee is getting a makeover before returning to its spot overlooking Clark and Addison streets this spring. But city officials are forcing the Cubs to take a few more steps to make sure it doesn't look too different from... Read more
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The Advocate
St. Claude Avenue property owned by actor Wendell Pierce, ex-mayoral candidate Troy Henry, will be demolished, despite neighbor protestA plan put forward by actor Wendell Pierce and former mayoral candidate Troy He
St. Claude Avenue property owned by actor Wendell Pierce, ex-mayoral candidate Troy Henry, will be demolished, despite neighbor protest
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
A plan put forward by actor Wendell Pierce and former mayoral candidate Troy Henry to expand a Franklin Avenue gas station got a boost Thursday from a divided New Orleans City Council, which overturned a previous denial of the pair’s demolition... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
City to weigh in on Wrigley Field marquee face-liftWrigley Field's historic red marquee is getting a makeover before returning to
City to weigh in on Wrigley Field marquee face-lift
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 9 days ago
Wrigley Field's historic red marquee is getting a makeover before returning to its spot overlooking Clark and Addison Streets this spring. The Commission on Chicago Landmarks today is expected to approve a series of cosmetic and operational changes... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
To Save the Stockyards’ Living HistoryRows of dutifully preserved photographs in the Stockyards Museum are all that r
To Save the Stockyards’ Living History
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Rows of dutifully preserved photographs in the Stockyards Museum are all that remain from much of Fort Worth’s early days. Several images capture the enormity of the meatpacking industry at the turn of the last century. Spread over 100 acres, 2,600... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago to consider height guidelines for South Michigan Avenue districtBack in November, after a quarrelsome public hearing on two proposed South Mich
Chicago to consider height guidelines for South Michigan Avenue district
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Back in November, after a quarrelsome public hearing on two proposed South Michigan Avenue skyscrapers, including a 1,001-footer designed by Helmut Jahn, I warned that the plans raised a vexing question: Would new growth mar the wall-like row of... Read more
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The Advocate
Building where Canal Street fire started owned by controversial businessmanThe four-story commercial building on Canal Street that was engulfed by fire ea
Building where Canal Street fire started owned by controversial businessman
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
The four-story commercial building on Canal Street that was engulfed by fire early Wednesday is owned by controversial T-shirt-shop king Kishore “Mike” Motwani, who has been accused in the past of flouting city regulations and allowing his properties... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mayor Walsh announces redesign of lighting at City Hall PlazaThanks to a new, energy-efficient renovation plan, City Hall Plaza should be a
Mayor Walsh announces redesign of lighting at City Hall Plaza
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
Thanks to a new, energy-efficient renovation plan, City Hall Plaza should be a little bit brighter by the end of the summer. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced Monday that new, high-efficiency LED lighting will be installed at the plaza in an effort... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach board recommends landmark status for three buildingsThe opportunity for redevelopment on the town’s former Main Street may be even
Palm Beach board recommends landmark status for three buildings
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
The opportunity for redevelopment on the town’s former Main Street may be even more limited in the future. On Wednesday, the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted 6-1 to recommend that the Town Council landmark the Art Moderne-style buildings at... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Chicago church when King preached could become landmarkCHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emanuel says a church on Chicago's West Side where Ma
Chicago church when King preached could become landmark
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 25 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emanuel says a church on Chicago's West Side where Martin Luther King Jr. preached could become an historic landmark. Emanuel said on Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday that the city's Landmarks Commission will... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago church where Martin Luther King preached could become landmarkThe mayor, who is working to repair his relationship with the city's African-Am
Chicago church where Martin Luther King preached could become landmark
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
The mayor, who is working to repair his relationship with the city's African-American community following the release of the Laquan McDonald police-shooting video, chose Martin Luther King Jr. Day to announce the city Landmarks Commission will... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago church when King preached could become landmarkCHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emanuel says a church on Chicago's West Side where Ma
Chicago church when King preached could become landmark
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 25 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emanuel says a church on Chicago's West Side where Martin Luther King Jr. preached could become an historic landmark. Emanuel said on Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday that the city's Landmarks Commission will... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Church Where MLK Preached to Be Considered for Landmark StatusA church that was the site of many sermons from Dr. Martin Luther King will be
Chicago Church Where MLK Preached to Be Considered for Landmark Status
NBC Chicago / Posted 26 days ago
A church that was the site of many sermons from Dr. Martin Luther King will be considered for designation as an official Chicago landmark. The city announced Monday the Landmarks Commission will review a preliminary recommendation for Stone Temple... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Geneaology class CalendarPARKERSBURG — Local historian Jim Miracle will be offering two free basic genea
Geneaology class Calendar
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
PARKERSBURG — Local historian Jim Miracle will be offering two free basic genealogy classes from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Parkersburg-Wood County Library on Emerson Avenue in Parkersburg. Size is limited to 30 participants each.... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Santa Monica's San Vicente Courtyards Classified "Historic"City Council adopted last night, an ordinance that designates certain propertie
Santa Monica's San Vicente Courtyards Classified "Historic"
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
City Council adopted last night, an ordinance that designates certain properties along both sides of San Vicente Boulevard, generally located between Ocean Avenue and 7th Street, as the San Vicente Boulevard Courtyard Apartments Historic... Read more
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DNA Info
Harlem Homophobic Church Pushes Back Violation HearingThe church posted this message days after a judge at the Environmental Control
Harlem Homophobic Church Pushes Back Violation Hearing
DNA Info / Posted 30 days ago
The church posted this message days after a judge at the Environmental Control Board found it guilty of five landmarks violations in August 2015. View Full Caption The controversial church — which faces violations for making illegal alterations to... Read more

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