September/October 2006 Table of Contents

September/October 2006


Continental Shift
Storms, floods, and rising tides threaten many British landmarks. So why is Britain's National Trust so willing to let them go?
By Susan Arterian Chang

My Old Kentucky Home
Images of a state's fading landscapes
Photography by James Archambeault
Text by Wendell Berry

Going Green
Saving old buildings in Pittsburgh the environmentally correct way
By Charles L. Rosenblum


Development encroaches on U.S. national parks • Who's News • Yikes! in Xenia, Ohio • Transitions • Finding a home for beachside houses in La Jolla, Calif.

Why Eudora Welty stayed in Jackson, Miss.
By Ann Patchett

How did Hurricane Katrina affect one of the great urban treks in America?
By Wayne Curtis

Charlotte Amalie, on St. Thomas,V.I., has a beguiling history to explore.
By James Conaway

Deconstructing an American icon, the Empire State Building
By Phillip Lopate

The Back Page
Supersizing your drive
By Dwight Young

Your Trust
Information for members and friends of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Trust and Taunton Press launch publishing venture • President's Note • HGTV awards new set of Restore America grants • New Orleans photo book • Arnold Berke's Trust Me