March/April 2008 Table of Contents

March - April 2008Joy on Eldridge Street
Erasing decades of decay, the restoration of a New York City synagogue comes to a glowing close.
By Diane Cole

Online Extra: Tour of the Lower East Side

Scenes From the Open Road
America's fabled Route 66 in black and white
By Ann Beattie
Photography by Edward Keating

On the Road Back?
Route 66—past, present, and future
By Krista Walton

Online Extra: Endangered Motels on Route 66

End of the Line?
Pennsylvania's storied East Broad Top Railroad could soon be derailed.
By Lawrence Biemiller

Online Extra: East Broad Top Railroad audio slideshow

Editor's Note 

President's Note

Your Trust
National Trust expands its public lands campaignTrust names 2008 Dozen Distinctive Destinations •  Arnold Berke's Trust Me   

Place
A writer's journey to a remote Italian village brings back, with startling clarity, memories of a North Dakota farm.
By Reed Karaim 

Reporter
Will mining spoil the landscape of Crested Butte, Colo.?TransitionsWho's News 

Books
Photographer Julius Shulman's evocative vision of Palm Springs modernism
By Amanda Kolson Hurley  

The Back Page  
House tours, that perennially pleasing way to ogle the best in domestic restoration
By Dwight Young

Historic Properties for Sale