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THREATENED 1906 Tugboat Baltimore, Baltimore: estimated $2 million needed to keep languishing steam-powered craft, among country's oldest, afloat

1950 Waffle shop, Washington, D.C.: rare surviving example of streamline-style store, its exterior and interior virtually intact, even original waffle irons; proposed to be razed for office building

LOST 1888 George Harvey House, Chicago: third structure by architect Louis Sullivan and engineer Dankmar Adler to burn last year; three-story house was duo's only remaining wood-frame design and was being renovated when November blaze struck

c.1927 Meridian Creamery, Meridian, Idaho: overgrown with weeds and covered in graffiti, sprawling dairy complex with 175-foot smokestack had been shuttered since 1970; demolished this winter to make room for three-story, 90,000-square-foot city hall

SAVED 1872 Vicksburg and Brunswick Depot, Eufaula, Ala.: local heritage association bought one-year demolition reprieve from owner while city decides whether to relocate city hall in former freight warehouse designed by George W. Whipple

1875 Eagle Saloon, New Orleans: local entrepreneur bought three-story jazz venue where Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong (and possibly Charles "Buddy" Bolden) once played and plans to recreate saloon, convert second floor to museum, and turn third floor into offices

1910 Old Holy Rosary Hospital, Miles City, Mont.: abandoned decade ago, city's first hospital slated to become 21 low-income apartments in September

1941 Uline Arena, Washington, D.C.: later named Washington Coliseum and site of Beatles' first North American concert in 1964; brick, barrel-shaped venue, which hosted sporting events, concerts, and circuses, became city landmark in November; developer intends to reconfigure as residences

RESTORED c. 1784 Dyckman Farmhouse, New York City: Manhattan's last Dutch colonial farmhouse received utility system upgrade, historically accurate paint job, and new fire detection system; five-year, $1 million restoration completed last fall

1915 Santa Fe Depot baggage building, San Diego: designed by architects Bakewell and Brown for 1915 Panama-California Exposition, mission revival structure in January became centerpiece of contemporary art museum's new downtown campus; now showcasing works by Richard Serra, Jenny Holzer, and Roman de Salvo

1846 Bigelow Chapel, Cambridge, Mass.: focal point of Mount Auburn Cemetery, where Isabella Stewart Gardner, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Winslow Homer, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow are interred; refurbishment last fall fixed its slate roof, plaster interior, and 4,200-piece chancel window, handblown and painted by Scottish firm Ballantine and Allan

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