November/December 2006 Table of Contents
What to do with the Smithsonian's shuttered Arts and Industries Building
By Eric Wills
From his woodsy New York retreat, designer Russel Wright helped change the American home.
By Jane Roy Brown
New Orleans 1867
How an early photographer portrayed a shaken city
By Gary Van Zante
What do we lose when the promotion of places tampers with reality?
By Christina Le Beau
Development encroaches on U.S. national parks • Who's News • Recent excavations rewrite the history of Jamestown • Transitions • Yikes! in Seattle • Saving the home of an eccentric Wisconsin folk artist
Trying to understand the Jeffersonian enigma from atop a nearby mountain
By Suzanne Freeman
Can architecture make you happy? Looking at the link between what we build and how we feel
By Amanda Kolson Hurley
A scholar's house in Gettysburg, Pa., resonates with history.
By Deborah Huso
The Back Page
Recalling David Finley, an arts leader
By Dwight Young