May/June 2005 Table of Contents

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Features

Industrial Strength
Can the remnants of Bethlehem Steel be reborn?
By Amanda Kolson Hurley

Perennial Comfort
Eminent garden designer Beatrix Farrand found refuge at Garland Farm on Maine's coast.
By Eleanor Dwight

Raiders of the Lost City
"Urban exploring" reveals the beauty of our abandoned places.
By Wayne Curtis

Riding the Zephyr Down
Can a "conceptual nation" stop the world from ending?
By Jan Morris

Departments

Reporter
The battle over the legacy of Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel · Lincoln Center plaza rehab opposed · Gothic versus modern at Princeton · Wright houses can be hard to sell · Transitions · Who's News · Yikes! in Napa, Calif.

Place 
What will become of Louisiana's storied sugar mills?
By Tim Gautreaux

The Short Answer 
Architects Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown explore buildings' wit and symbolism, context and function.

Traveler
The author of Sons and Lovers and Women in Love spent his happiest days at a New Mexico ranch.
By Sudip Bose

Books
From Jefferson's pantry to Greek pediments, reviving the flavors and styles of the past
By Jean Dunbar

House Rules
A Michigan couple discovers the perfect 19th-century log cabin in Canada.
By LaToya Thompson

Back Page
Living in a loft has taken on bizarre new meaning.
By Dwight Young

Your Trust
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nformation for members and friends of the National Trust
HGTV to aid housing in Restore America's third year · President's Note · Eight projects earn Great American Home Awards · Trust helps renovate modern office tower in Salt Lake City · Arnold Berke's NTHP