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The Buffalo News
Board vote paves way for Chautauqua Amphitheater demolitionThe historic Chautauqua Amphitheater outlasted two world wars, the Great Depres
Board vote paves way for Chautauqua Amphitheater demolition
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
The historic Chautauqua Amphitheater outlasted two world wars, the Great Depression and the Great Recession. But the National Historic Landmark – the nation’s highest preservation designation – may have met its match at Saturday’s vote by Chautauqua... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Board votes to rebuild Chautauqua Institution amphitheaterCHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Leaders at the Chautauqua (shuh-TAW-kwuh) Institution v
Board votes to rebuild Chautauqua Institution amphitheater
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Leaders at the Chautauqua (shuh-TAW-kwuh) Institution voted to demolish and rebuild its amphitheater rather than preserve the 122-year-old space that has played host to speeches and performances from such luminaries as Susan... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Demolition DecisionThe venue has been the centerpiece of the cultural enclave since 1893. The dec
Demolition Decision
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The venue has been the centerpiece of the cultural enclave since 1893. The decision was announced at a press conference Saturday evening that was closed to the public. While no formal announcement was planned, hundreds of Chautauquans gathered... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Demolition DecisionThe venue has been the centerpiece of the cultural enclave since 1893. The dec
Demolition Decision
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
The venue has been the centerpiece of the cultural enclave since 1893. The decision was announced at a press conference Saturday evening that was closed to the public. While no formal announcement was planned, hundreds of Chautauquans gathered... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Chautauqua Institution board vote paves way for Amp demolitionThe historic Chautauqua Amphitheater outlasted two world wars, the Great Depres
Chautauqua Institution board vote paves way for Amp demolition
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
The historic Chautauqua Amphitheater outlasted two world wars, the Great Depression and the Great Recession. But the National Historic Landmark – the nation’s highest preservation designation – may have met its match at Saturday’s vote by Chautauqua... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Board votes to rebuild Chautauqua Institution amphitheaterCHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders at the Chautauqua (shuh-TAW-kwuh) Institution v
Board votes to rebuild Chautauqua Institution amphitheater
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders at the Chautauqua (shuh-TAW-kwuh) Institution voted to demolish and rebuild its amphitheater rather than preserve the 122-year-old space that has played host to speeches and performances from such luminaries as Susan... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Board to vote on fate of Chautauqua Institution amphitheaterCHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders at the Chautauqua (shuh-TAW-kwuh) Institution a
Board to vote on fate of Chautauqua Institution amphitheater
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders at the Chautauqua (shuh-TAW-kwuh) Institution are nearing a decision on whether to preserve or rebuild a 122-year-old amphitheater that has played host to speeches and performances from such luminaries as Susan B.... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Board to vote on fate of Chautauqua Institution amphitheaterCHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders at the Chautauqua (shuh-TAW-kwuh) Institution a
Board to vote on fate of Chautauqua Institution amphitheater
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) - Leaders at the Chautauqua (shuh-TAW-kwuh) Institution are nearing a decision on whether to preserve or rebuild a 122-year-old amphitheater that has played host to speeches and performances from such luminaries as Susan B.... 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 6 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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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tired 1853 home gets some loveIn an industrial pocket of Little Rock between Hanger Hill Historic District an
Tired 1853 home gets some love
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
In an industrial pocket of Little Rock between Hanger Hill Historic District and Heifer Village, an imposing, 2½-story antebellum home peeks out from behind the bare, gnarled branches of a 50-foot-tall oak. The historic William E. Woodruff House --... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
2,500 comment letters received on 710 Freeway project, as legislators take sides710 Freeway Tunnel: Who’s for it, who’s against it Caltrans has received more
2,500 comment letters received on 710 Freeway project, as legislators take sides
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
710 Freeway Tunnel: Who’s for it, who’s against it Caltrans has received more than 2,500 letters responding to the 710 Freeway extension project, so many that two weeks after the six-month comment period has closed, the state transportation agency... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Stockyards ShortyFort Worth’s growth has spurred development at the speed of the Game of Thrones
Stockyards Shorty
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
Fort Worth’s growth has spurred development at the speed of the Game of Thrones theme. Natives have marveled at new shops, houses, restaurants, hotels, and apartments that have sprung up in areas like West 7th, South Main Street, Fairmount, and... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
What's the Future of Downtown's Citizens Warehouse?Designed by Roy Place (1887-1950), who designed several buildings on the Univer
What's the Future of Downtown's Citizens Warehouse?
Tucson Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
Designed by Roy Place (1887-1950), who designed several buildings on the University of Arizona campus, and the iconic Pima County Courthouse, the Citizens Warehouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was slated for demolition... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Lecture tonight on ‘Lincoln’s Summer Cottage’The Mathews County Sesquicentennial Committee will hold a free lecture at 7 o’c
Lecture tonight on ‘Lincoln’s Summer Cottage’
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The Mathews County Sesquicentennial Committee will hold a free lecture at 7 o’clock tonight on “Lincoln’s Summer Cottage” at the Kingston Episcopal Church parish house on Main Street. Callie Hawkins, associate director for programs at President... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Tenafly building with historical ties targeted for razingTENAFLY — A building with historical ties to the women’s rights movement is bei
Tenafly building with historical ties targeted for razing
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 15 days ago
TENAFLY — A building with historical ties to the women’s rights movement is being targeted for razing, to be replaced by a day care center. The proposal will be subject to public hearing and a possible vote by the Planning Board on Sept. 9. Members... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Vacant Storefront Program launches displayWell, if you haven't, now is your chance to go for a Sunday drive and check out
Vacant Storefront Program launches display
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
Well, if you haven't, now is your chance to go for a Sunday drive and check out our first Vacant Storefront Program (VSP) display. Over the past several months, Downtown PKB's Design Committee, chaired by Rickie Yeager, City of Parkersburg... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
New Shockoe Bottom plan creates parkSo if not baseball in Shockoe Bottom, then what? Well no ballpark was the assu
New Shockoe Bottom plan creates park
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 17 days ago
So if not baseball in Shockoe Bottom, then what? Well no ballpark was the assumption going into a critical community gathering today... Instead, a unique plan reclaims dank and dirty streets, with a proposed park that brightens the area. The park... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Panel: Chautauqua Institution faces tough decision on Amp AP News | 08/14/15 12:02 pm CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) -- The Chautauqua Institut
Panel: Chautauqua Institution faces tough decision on Amp
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 17 days ago
AP News | 08/14/15 12:02 pm CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. (AP) -- The Chautauqua Institution must choose between programming and preservation in deciding the future of its 122-year-old amphitheater, a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two reports on Chautauqua Amphitheater lend weight to anti-demolition advocatesThe 122-year-old Chautauqua Amphitheater needs to be stabilized, but it appears
Two reports on Chautauqua Amphitheater lend weight to anti-demolition advocates
The Buffalo News / Posted 18 days ago
The 122-year-old Chautauqua Amphitheater needs to be stabilized, but it appears sustainable for years to come, according to a new structural engineering report. But preserving the structure, a designated National Historic Landmark, would require the... Read more
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Billboard
Ampitheatre in Upstate New York, a 'National Treasure,' Faces Uncertain FutureThe Chautauqua Institution must choose between programming and preservation in
Ampitheatre in Upstate New York, a 'National Treasure,' Faces Uncertain Future
Billboard / Posted 18 days ago
The Chautauqua Institution must choose between programming and preservation in deciding the future of its 122-year-old amphitheater, a panel of preservationists concluded, adding that a decision to demolish the venue "cannot be reversed, only... Read more
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Salon.com
“Beyond unacceptable”: Conservationists slam judge’s Grand Canyon rulingThis article originally appeared on In June, the Grand Canyon was named one of
“Beyond unacceptable”: Conservationists slam judge’s Grand Canyon ruling
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
This article originally appeared on In June, the Grand Canyon was named one of the “Most Endangered Places” in America by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. But the designation came just two months too late to possibly influence U.S.... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
A night to remember: Visitors to stay in Manor’s slave quartersAMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A corner of the attic at Sylvester Manor, where slaves and
A night to remember: Visitors to stay in Manor’s slave quarters
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A corner of the attic at Sylvester Manor, where slaves and indentured servants were quartered. In the stifling attic of rough boards, the afternoon sunlight caught etchings of sailing ships on a wooden beam near a narrow... Read more
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Independent
Park service expands leasing at Fort HancockThe National Park Service is moving forward with a project to redevelop histori
Park service expands leasing at Fort Hancock
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
The National Park Service is moving forward with a project to redevelop historic Fort Hancock, expanding leasing opportunities and inviting proposals from nonprofits. After a request-for-proposals (RFP) first issued in January led to negotiations... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Ampitheater Management Not Entirely ForthcomingMy wife and I attended week one of Chautauqua's 2015 season-on our bucket list
Ampitheater Management Not Entirely Forthcoming
The Post-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
My wife and I attended week one of Chautauqua's 2015 season-on our bucket list for some time. We enjoyed and were impressed with programming, grounds, and historic ambiance. However, we were disappointed in the manner in which management presented... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tired 1853 home gets some loveIn an industrial pocket of Little Rock between Hanger Hill Historic District an
Tired 1853 home gets some love
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
In an industrial pocket of Little Rock between Hanger Hill Historic District and Heifer Village, an imposing, 2½-story antebellum home peeks out from behind the bare, gnarled branches of a 50-foot-tall oak. The historic William E. Woodruff House --... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Complaints at Chautauqua Institution concern more than fate of Amphitheater, critics sayConcerns about a controversial plan to replace the historic Chautauqua Amphithe
Complaints at Chautauqua Institution concern more than fate of Amphitheater, critics say
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
Concerns about a controversial plan to replace the historic Chautauqua Amphitheater with a facsimile has revealed a deeper fissure at the Chautauqua Institution, which is known for promoting open discussion and upholding democratic principles. A... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Complaints at Chautauqua Institution concern more than fate of AmphitheaterConcerns about a controversial plan to replace the historic Chautauqua Amphithe
Complaints at Chautauqua Institution concern more than fate of Amphitheater
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
Concerns about a controversial plan to replace the historic Chautauqua Amphitheater with a facsimile has revealed a deeper fissure at the Chautauqua Institution, which is known for promoting open discussion and upholding democratic principles. A... Read more
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Daily Press
James City County Planning Commission votes against Dominion proposal to build Skiffes Creek switching stationJAMES CITY — Dominion received a setback Wednesday evening in front of the Jame
James City County Planning Commission votes against Dominion proposal to build Skiffes Creek switching station
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
JAMES CITY — Dominion received a setback Wednesday evening in front of the James City County Planning Commission, which voted against recommending a proposal from the utility giant to build a controversial switching station at Skiffes Creek. A... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Historic Louisville Water Company buildings to be dismantled, placed in storageLOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Portions of downtown Louisville's historic Water Compan
Historic Louisville Water Company buildings to be dismantled, placed in storage
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 27 days ago
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Portions of downtown Louisville's historic Water Company buildings will be dismantled and placed in storage, Mayor Greg Fischer wrote in a letter dated August 5 to the citizens of Louisville. Fischer said the most... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Highway Patrol: 1 dead in rollover crash near Valley Springs Authorities say one person has died in a rollover on Interstate 94 near Valle
Highway Patrol: 1 dead in rollover crash near Valley Springs
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 28 days ago
Authorities say one person has died in a rollover on Interstate 94 near Valley City. Authorities say one person has died in a... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Group wants North Dakota ranch to be national monumentMEDORA, N.D. (AP) - The National Trust for Historic Preservation is pushing to
Group wants North Dakota ranch to be national monument
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 28 days ago
MEDORA, N.D. (AP) - The National Trust for Historic Preservation is pushing to turn a scenic ranch in the western North Dakota Badlands into a national monument. However, the idea isn't yet being actively supported by the U.S. Forest Service, which... Read more
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Marshall Independent
BarnsThe following is a continuation of a piece written by the late J.A. Josefson of
Barns
Marshall Independent / Posted 30 days ago
The following is a continuation of a piece written by the late J.A. Josefson of Minneota, for the LCHS Museum. "Victor Josephson's father left Iceland in 1872 and established a business in Copenhagen, Denmark - he was a locksmith and machinist. In... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Fort Ticonderoga gets $10K preservation grant for studyTICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) - Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded a $10,000 grant to s
Fort Ticonderoga gets $10K preservation grant for study
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 1 months ago
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) - Fort Ticonderoga has been awarded a $10,000 grant to support the study of the evolution of a building on the historic property that's considered one of the oldest continuously run road houses in the nation. Officials with... Read more
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