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This house reminds me of Boo Radley’s in To Kill a Mockingbird, so naturally I wish it was mine. Boo is one of my favorite characters in literature. When I was younger, I used to imagine that a Boo character lived in an abandoned house up my street and I ran as fast as I could to avoid him. . I reread TKAM when I was older and was struck by how Boo wasn’t scary at all. He was misunderstood, and really just another innocent person that people falsely accused of being scary. . Also, maybe Boo had a nice old house like this one and didn’t see the need to leave. As a fellow homebody, I can relate. 💁‍♀️ . Sadly, this house has “Keep Out” signs posted all over it. I wish I could buy it, paint it, and place a little free library outside to talk to my neighbors about books like TKAM! Ah, the dream. . . . #iloveoldhouses #tkam #harperlee #booradley #hauntedhouse #keepout #thisoldhouse #oldflorida #gainesville #pleasantstreet #historicgainesville #historicpreservation #misunderstood #iloveliterature #givebooks #fixerupper #littlefreelibrary #oldhomelove #houseandgarden #dreamhouse #scary #tokillamockingbird #favoritereads
Swipe ↔️ through to see what can happen when a group of motivated folks put their heads together and get their hands dirty to preserve a piece of history! Image 1: 2014 a group who grew up in this church and are descendants of its original founders Image 2: c. 1940s Image 3+4: c. 2014 as it looked before restoration Image 5: c. 2016 after work was completed •••• Glendale Methodist- Floyd County. Photos courtesy of Gail Des Jardins. This church was founded in 1878 by Green and Rachel Johnson who were freed slaves in Floyd County, northwest of Atlanta. Built of trees felled on site, services started in 1879 and continued until the 1960s. The church also served as a school for local African American children who were forbidden from studying with white children in the 1940s Jim Crow Era. By the 1960s, the congregation had been reduced to such a small number that the remaining members joined a larger church nearby in Rome. From time to time, it was still used for occasional funerals and homecomings until the last known gathering happened here in 1988. The church sat empty and unused and was being slowly divested of its removable elements by thieves who took the oil lanterns that once adorned the walls and a brass bell that hang in the cupola. At one point, the church was used as a bunkhouse and it is thought that wood from the walls was burned to keep inhabitants warm. In 2012, neighboring land owners (a retired teacher and a retired minister) acquired the church with the intent of reviving it. In 2014, extensive work began to bring the church back to what it looked like in 1878. Exterior restoration was completed in January of 2016 and by December of that year, the interior was finished and pews were moved in. It is featured in episode 2 of our video series, Saving Grace. Says Jennie Johnson Jones of the church: “This was my foundation. Wherever I went, whatever I did, it all started here.” Thanks to Glendale Chapel Group and Mark Davis of the Atlanta Journal Constitution for the extensive historical background on this church!
And sometimes class is just chipping away Portland cement #historicpreservation #charleston #22legare #savingplaces #freelabor
Somewhat new by Salem standards, this beautiful 1915 colonial revival is perfectly framed by the spectacular fence posts next door. . #purelysalem
1920’s Spanish in Los Angeles, CA. Love the differing shades on the green 4x4’s 💚
What does your bedroom look like? 👁👁 Swipe to see a few of ours.😃👍🏼
Indiana's first state capital was Corydon before moving north to Indianapolis, the current capital. #historygeekatlarge #historicpreservation #indianahistory #summer2018 #travelswithgomer #exploreindiana #harrisoncounty #corydonstatecapitolbuilding #corydon #latergram
This fireplace surround is circa 1840; I sourced it from Antique Fireplace Restoration in Dublin. It replaced an ugly Victorian surround, now situated in the room behind. The stove is a Henley 21kw boiler stove, a beast! Georgianrenovation.blogspot.com #renovation #ireland #periodhouse #dublin #joinery #electrician #interior #lime #home #lighting #homeimprovement #renovation #limeplaster #craftsmanship #builder #homerenovation #carpenter #woodworking #decorating #architecture #historicpreservation #furniture #conservation #georgianhouse #plasterwork #ceiling #electrical #painting #stove #radiator #bedroom
270 Park will be the tallest building to be intentionally demolished in the world! Last week demolition permits were filed for the Union Carbide building at 270 Park Avenue, which will be replaced by JP Morgan Chase with a new 70-story tower designed by Foster & Partners. Due to its location, the building will not be demolished using explosives. Instead, it will be covered in cocoon netting and disassembled piece by piece, first removing harmful materials, then working inside out to remove everything from doors and fixtures to the steel structural columns and concrete slabs. JP Morgan's new skyscraper will take advantage of the recent #Midtown East Rezoning, which allows developers to purchase and transfer air rights from adjacent landmarked buildings – they ave already made a deal with St. Bartholomew’s Church to purchase 550,000 square feet of air rights for $20.7 million. Currently, no renderings have been released for the new tower, which will break the world record of NYC's 612-foot tall #SingerBuilding , demolished in 1968 and replaced with One Liberty Plaza. #unioncarbide #jpmorgan #270park #modernism #modernistarchitecture #moderninteriordesign #architecture #nychistory #midtowneast #airrights #parkave #seagrambuilding #leverhouse #urbanism #nycurbanism #urbanist #historicpreservation #lpcnyc
Once known as Cranetown after the Crane family. This step stone is all that is left of the Marquis de Lafayette's headquarters during the revolution in Montclair, New Jersey. #historicplaces #historic #forgottenhistory #historicpreservation #historyhappenedhere #marquisdelafayette #revolutionarywar
Once known as Cranetown after the Crane family. This step stone is all that is left of the Marquis de Lafayette's headquarters during the revolution in Montclair, New Jersey. #historicplaces #historic #forgottenhistory #historicpreservation #historyhappenedhere #marquisdelafayette #revolutionarywar
But is there a significance to the fact that these columns are three-sided? Since many of the remains belonged to plague victims, it is possible that Santini's vision was a tribute to “plague columns”, that are found all over Europe. These columns represent people's solace at the end of the plague epidemic, and the 3 sides would symbolize the traditional idea of the Holy Trinity. (To be continued...) . 💀Turn on post notifications, click link in BIO to follow along on our journey, and sign up on our mailing list at: ☩ sedlecossuary.mechanicalwhispers.com ☩ . 🌟 Lots more exciting announcements to come! . . #SedlecOssuaryProject #KutnaHora #skulls #creepy #UNESCO #explore #travel #macabre #death #dark #morbid #unusual #Prague #CzechRepublic #Czechia #church #historical #architecture #historicpreservation #landmark #churchofbones #skeleton #humanbones #mementomori #bones #Sedlec #SedlecOssuary #ossuary #kostnice #MechanicalWhispers @Mechanical_Whispers_Art @VodaZNY @UNESCO
It is extremely important to use a breathable mineral coating when painting bricks. While lime paint is extremely breathable, it is not the most durable. After a short period of time, the lime paint originally used on the Michael S. Brown Village Center at Wofford College began to exhibit severe weathering and biological staining. Wofford College wanted a long term remedy. D/2 Biological Solution was first used to clean algae and mold staining from the surface and prepare it for painting. Beeck Renosil in a custom color was then selected to provide a beautiful appearance that will last for decades. #beeckmineralpaints
While the skull and snake are often seen as a symbol of man's mortality, snakes are also recognized as a symbol of humanity as a whole. (To be continued...) . 💀Turn on post notifications, click link in BIO to follow along on our journey, and sign up on our mailing list at: ☩ sedlecossuary.mechanicalwhispers.com ☩ . 🌟 Lots more exciting announcements to come! . . #SedlecOssuaryProject #KutnaHora #skulls #creepy #UNESCO #Sedlec #SedlecOssuary #ossuary #kostnice #Prague #CzechRepublic #Czechia #churchofbones #skeleton #humanbones #mementomori #bones #macabre #death #dark #morbid #unusual #church #historical #architecture #historicpreservation #landmark #explore #travel #MechanicalWhispers @Mechanical_Whispers_Art @VodaZNY @UNESCO
Atahoe Plantation was once part of Bermuda Plantation. In 1868, the Prudhomme brothers Jacque and Pierre split the lands along the river, and in 1873 Jacque’s land including the main house was renamed Oakland, and Pierre’s lands became Atahoe. #archi_ologie #architecturelovers #historicpreservation #ARCHITECTURE #archilovers #oldhousecharm #iloveoldhouses #thisoldhouse #ipulledoverforthis #oldhouseenthusiast #historicdetails #housestalker #houseportrait #archidaily #chasingfacades #oldhousecharm #casasecaserios #beautifulhousesoldandnew oldhouselove #SLhomes #mysouthernliving #sltravels #creole #creoleliving #visitlouisiana #louisianaliving
This might be a debatable statement in 2019 😉😬 - - - - - - - - #socal #palmsprings #midcenturymodern #vintageadvertising #housetour #historicpreservation
“Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel” —Hamlet— This is a transparent 3D print of a Roman horse excavated this past year. The horse’s skull was placed, still encased in centuries of compacted earth, into a CT scanner. The Metalloids were printed with blue pigment and the bone fragments and teeth printed in red. The soil was printed in a fully transparent resin. #historicpreservation #future #3dprinting
Image extracted from the film we made for our #treasure #love #save this campaign. So many of us are determined to create options for this building, bringing new forms of life and creativity to our city. We know cultural exchanges are a solution for understanding, learning and care for each other. 💜 ————— Our film crew: Tory Dahlhoff, Steven Hinrichsen, Allison Walsh, Seth Hodel, Skyler Edwards, Brandon Towns, Brent Baker, Earl Power Murphy ————— #yakupeoria #repurpose #film #historicpreservation #hmc #architecture #volunteers #repurposing #helping
This was me just dreaming and sketching away and now it is becoming a reality. This is just a piece of what our kitchen will look like. Our house was built in pieces. Originally it is an 1847 colonial farmhouse, the kitchen was added on in the early 1900s when plumbing started being introduced and long time down the road came the addition on the back of our house. I am looking forward to transitioning the newer rooms to the older rooms especially by recreating this archway that is throughout the rest of our home and using some of the wood beams from the wall.😍 [swipe for more]
View from the large barn looking out. Sometimes when I get discouraged I just think of all the possibilities for our farm- and how we will get to share it with people- and it helps me to keep dreaming. • • • #barn #farm #farmhouse #oldbarn #mdfarm #farmer #history #historicpreservation #historicbarn
The evening light at Old Waverly...
It’s been an honor to restore this architecturally significant building designed and occupied by Morris Architects circa 1971 in Houston, Texas. #historicpreservation #morrisarchitects #astrodome #modernism #NLFA #nancylittlejohnfineart
It’s brutally cold out there today. Updating our summer events calendar on the website and thinking of warmer days to come.
A historic building on St. George Street in St. Augustine. St. George Street is a very busy pedestrian only street in the heart of the old city. #staugustine #staugustinefl #saintaugustine #spanishrevival #spanishcolonial #thisplacematters #deserve2preserve #housestalker #historicpreservation #oldhouse #oldhouselove #historichouse #historicarchitecture #floridaphotography
HELP SAVE THE CHURCH! EMAIL BORO PREZ ERIC ADAMS & COUNCIL MEMBER MATHIEU EUGENE Go to:  bit.ly/telleric #preservation #thisplacematters #flatbush #presbyterian #landmark #askeric #telleric #mathieueugene #ericadams #historicpreservation #savenyc #oldchurches
The Van Houten Cocoa Company in Holland wanted to make a splash at the 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair so they decided to build a replica of a 1591 Town Hall. The interior with 18th century paneling and 3,000 delft tiles welcomed visitors to the experience of Dutch chocolate. Nearly all the structures at the Fair were demolished. This one was disassembled however and moved to Brookline to become the home of Charles Brooks Appleton. He evidently fell in love with the building ! Anyway it has just gone through a rehab and remains a single family home. The window shutters are wood and the shrubbery are winter wrapped. #mansardmonday #turrettuesday #victorianhouse #archi_ologie #oldhouselove #dutcharchitecture #brickstory #brooklinema #brickwork #delfttiles #newenglandfineliving #mansardroof #historicpreservation
Stairway to heaven - no but they do lead to the second level of the mansion. In the coming weeks it will get a new coat of paint, the stairs will be sanded and stained. It’s getting good friends, we can’t wait to share the progress with you. . . . #stairwaytoheaven #grandstaircase #historicpreservation #restorationproject #mymississippi #historicstaircase #butterfieldmansion #dreamsdocometrue#favorite #visitbrookhavenms #visitms #brookhavenms #mississippiweddingvenue #mississippiweddingplanner #wedding #weddingvenue #historicweddingvenue #historicphotography #architecturephotography #archilovers #historylovers
We couldn't agree more with these inspirational words from Dr. King. We are proud to do our part revitalizing historic neighborhoods and communities through building preservation and restoration. . . #bmor #bmorcreative #design #historicpreservation #renovation #MOSHNeighborhoods #ilovejax #MLKDay #DrKing #legacy #gratitude
We have been working behind the scenes working on updating our website and getting ready for the Women in the Built World Symposium (Register in the link in my profile!) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We thought that this would be a great opportunity to introduce the WiIRE Leaders. As Leaders, we are working to provide you with learning and networking opportunities, be sure to join our mailing list so you know when these events are happening! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A. Elizabeth Ortner is our Chicago Leader and can be found on IG at @studio31achicago. She is the Principal of Studio 31a located in Chicago, Illinois. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fun facts about Elizabeth: 1. I sent a semester abroad in Rome, Italy and fell in love with building preservation 2. I have finished 15 marathons and two Ironman’s, retired, now I am a certified yoga instructor 3. I just bought a building in my home town in Iowa and am going to open an Art Gallery ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Check out womenwire.org/about to learn more! . . . #behindthescenes #introductions #womeninrestoration #womenwireorg #womeninpreservation #womenarchitects #womenengineers #womeninthebuiltworld #womeninconstruction #womeninhardhats #architecturephotography #archilovers #architecturelovers #architecturedesign #amazingarchitecture #architecture_hunter #architecture #building_shotz #historicalbuilding #historic #building #historicpreservation #historicstructures #archi_ologie #archi_lovers #thisplacematters #americanarchitecture #preservation
Keeping it high class not high 🎩 with the Little Havana ambassador @mrmiamimarvin and since 2017 with the @nationaltrust @savingplaces and @cityofmiami ! 🇺🇸💪🏻🍕🇨🇺 #Littlehavana includes local variations of American architectural styles, such as deco icons like the @towertheatermiami , Mediterranean-style bungalows, courtyard apartments, and small commercial buildings housing mom-and-pop corner stores. America is a nation of immigrants and this is Miami’s Ellis Island—a place where generations of people have launched their American journey. An internationally recognized symbol of the role of immigrants in the American story, Little Havana remains a thriving, healthy and culturally rich urban neighborhood. A symbol of inclusiveness, a testament to the immigrant spirit that built our nation, and an affordable neighborhood that thousands of Miamians continue to call home, Little Havana is integral both to Miami and to the nation as a whole (from: #savingplaces ) Very cool to step back in time through the banana trees and poke around a 1930s builds off the main drag. We highly recommend! As for Mr. Tapia, 🇨🇴 himself and a true example of what it means to be #miamian , we think you know with whom he’s sharing a stack of #genuinecubano pies... the whole neighborhood! #grateful #ourcity #historicpreservation #resist #littlehavananights #viernesculturales #cubalibre #culture #citylife #miami #cultura #cubano #miamilife #foodculture #versaillesmiami #calleocho #neighborhood #history #people
Martin Luther King ❤️ #riflepaperco
Did anyone see @bravotopchef ’s most recent episode featuring @brownhotel ’s famous hot brown? Comment below if you love the hotel and their signature dish as much as we do! 📷: @ruben529
🇰🇭 This was my first international experience as an adult with large groups of tourists waiting to take photos with something. I couldn't believe how crowded these famous temples were! And it was rainy season! I never thought it would be this bad, since you don't see the hordes of people in travel photos. I guess you could say my first and only culture shock in Cambodia was actually a tourist shock! . . . . . . . . . . #worldheritagesite #angkortemple #visitcambodia #unescoworldheritagesite #unescoworldheritage #buddhisttemple #my_365 #taprohm #Cambodia #laracroft #tombraider #siemreap #historicpreservation #historicalplace #angkorwat #angkor #temples #exploreasia #seasia #ancientcity #khmer #buddhisttemple #wilderness_culture #travelsolo #globelletravels #solotraveler #solofemaletraveler #sheexplores #hapa #hapagirl
Frederick Douglass in downtown Rochester, NY; “The statues, and an accompanying “Discover Douglass” self-guided tour, are a project of “Re-Energizing the Legacy of Frederick Douglass,” a multi-organization initiative to commemorate Douglass’s life during the 200th anniversary of his chosen birthdate.” (@roccitynews ) Designed by artist Olivia Kim @oliviakimstudio #architecture #preservationdirectory #casasecasarios #archihub #mytradhome #verytandc #myhousebeautiful #archi_ologie #oldhouselove #deserve2preserve #historichouse #beautifulhouseoldandnew #historicpreservation #architecture #archite_design #iheartsavingplaces #theroc #roc #rochesterny #iloveny #rochester #instaroc #today #roc #roctopshots #newyork #frederickdouglass
Gothic Revival, early 1900’s. Former school for St. Michael The Archangel. Closed and sold in 2003 and now in foreclosure 😥 Unfortunately, although much of the surrounding neighborhood is historical and protected by “historical landmark“ designations, this gorgeous building is not, making it susceptible to demolition. . . . . . #catholicism #catholicschool #historicalplace #churches #gothicarchitecture #gothicrevival #architecture #architektur #architectuur #architecturedaily #preservation #historicpreservation #steeple #cleveland #clevelandgram #clevelandohio #clevelandphotographer #tremontohio #demolition #lovemyhometown #ourhistory #historymemes #historybuff #historylover #greatarchitecture #world_shots #global_shotz #travelbook #exploreyourcity
Do you see what I see? We had already decided to buy the house before we ever set foot inside. Those leaded glass windows already had us at "Hello"! ❤️ So you can imagine my delight when we walked in and saw... THIS! 😍 Well, it didn't look quite like this yet, but in MY mind it did. 😉 Swipe 👉🏻 to see the staircase before. * * * * * * #staircaselove #staircase #beforeandafter #traditionalhome #tradstyle #styleithappy #betterhomesandgardens #bhghome #interiors123 #interiormilk #historichome #instahome #lovewhereyoulive #myhousebeautiful #housebeautiful #prettylittleinteriors #architecturaldetail #architecture #historicpreservation #myperiodhome #staircaseinspo #makehomeyours #fixerupper #diyinspo #interiors4all #interior444 #nesttoimpress #nestingly
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Mixing a Roundtower mortar mix, ideal for pointing and rendering. Check out our video on YouTube under Roundtower limes! . . . . . . #restorationproject #historicpreservation #naturalmaterials #limemortar #limeandmortar #naturalhydrauliclime #lime #nhl #sustainability #sustainable #roundtower #youtube
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