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TRANSITIONS

Fox-Markovitz
Fox-Markovitz Building, San Jose, Calif.

Credit: Courtesy of Preservation Action Council

LOST 1919 Fox-Markovitz Building, San Jose, Calif.: two-story mission-style headquarters of former salvage company, designed by Bay Area architect Louis Lenzen, demolished in March to create parking for new city hall

c. 1840 Worley Quarles House, Canton, Ga.: last plantation of its kind in Cherokee County, complete with original kitchen, smokehouse, and barn, torn down this spring to make way for Walgreens pharmacy

SAVED 1788 Queensboro Furnace, West Point, N.Y.: crumbling and overgrown stone-and-masonry kiln, which used limestone and charcoal to purify iron, slated to be stabilized by cadet-designed structure covering its roof

1857 Magnolia Manor, Arkadelphia, Ark.: sold this spring by Henderson State University to Park Hill Baptist Church, which had considered clearing lot for parking but agreed to resell Greek revival manse to local resident, who hopes to restore it and move in

Rose
Rose Bowl

Credit: Pasadena Heritage

1895 Big Four Bridge, Louisville: Kentucky Supreme Court prevented demolition of Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, and St. Louis Railroad Co. bridge—by not doing anything: the court refused to hear lawsuit challenging the city's right to restore it; plans in place to complete a pedestrian walkway by 2007

1922 Rose Bowl and nearby Arroyo Seco, Pasadena, Calif.: City rejects $500 million plan to transform football and soccer venue into state-of-the-art NFL stadium that could jeopardize site's landmark status and residents' use of adjacent parkland

Gilmore
Gilmore Cabin, Montpelier, Va.

Credit: Courtesy of Montpelier

THREATENED c. 1900 117-121 W. Fisher St., Salisbury, N.C.: current owner, First United Methodist Church, wants to build covered driveway, choir rehearsal space, and courtyard where downtown commercial row with detailed brickwork, cast-iron columns, and native hand-hewn granite now stands

RESTORED 1872 Gilmore Cabin, Montpelier, Va.: built by former slave after emancipation; with four-year restoration complete, nation's first freedman's site opens to the public