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TRANSITIONS

RESTORED c. 1800 Kuerner Farm, Chadds Ford, Pa.: surrounded by encroaching sprawl, 33-acre farm with period structures inspired nearly 1,000 Andrew Wyeth paintings over 70 years, opened for tours

1929 Lincoln Theatre, Marion, Va.: Mayan revival movie house, closed for 27 years, reopened after decade-long, $2 million piecemeal renovation

LOST 1857 Post House, Spring Green, Wis.: state's oldest continuously operated restaurant served its last home-cooked meal this spring, destroyed in overnight blaze

Utica, Ill.: bizarre spate of April tornadoes demolished 20 structures dating to late 1860s along main street, including 100-year-old Milestone Tap, where eight shelter-seekers perished in basement when building collapsed

THREATENED 1890 Marlboro Inn, Montclair, N.J.: in lieu of demolition permit to make way for 10 single-family homes, owner seeking $2.5 million for 29-room Tudor-style hostelry frequented by likes of Bette Davis, Arnold Palmer, and Crown Prince of Liechtenstein

1934 Little Country Church of Hollywood, Los Angeles: built in an old-fashioned barn raising by Tennessee preacher and his congregation and home to city's—and possibly nation's—first radio ministry, could have gardens paved over and interior gutted by nightclub entrepreneur

Antebellum slave market, Richmond, Va.: 19 pre–Civil War buildings, including jails and auction houses, plus burial and hanging grounds, would be covered by proposed stadium for Atlanta Braves' farm club in Shockoe Bottom neighborhood