September/October 2008 Table of Contents

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Features

Uncovering Montpelier's Hidden Past
After five years, and a restoration costing millions of dollars, James Madison's Virginia home stands revealed once again
By Christopher Shea

Gardener's Eden
Historic Casa del Herrero offers a rare glimpse of an estate from California's golden age, and demonstrates the sheer beauty of preservation
By Eric T. Haskell

The Group
An intrepid State Department cadre helps preserve embassies abroad
By Charles Trueheart

Online Extra: Slideshow of architectural emissaries across the globe

Glimpses of a Vanished World
Richard H. Driehaus restored Chicago's faded "Marble Palace" and turned it into a stunning new downtown museum
By James H. Schwartz

Online Extra: The team of experts that contributed to the restoration

Departments

Editor's Note 

President's Note

Letters

Your Trust
Hallowed Ground • Arnold Berke's Trust Me • Annual Membership Meeting  

Reporter
Yankee Stadium's Last Season • Threatened: S.S. United States • Discoveries at George Washington's Boyhood Home • 29 Hidden Frank Lloyd Wright Houses? • Fire Stopper •  Making a Difference • Transitions 

Online Extra: Listen to and share your own Yankee Stadium memories

Traveler: Artful Escape to Cornish, N.H.

Online Extra: Learn how to look for clues about your old house's history and find architectural resources

Place: A House, a Dream, and 38 Doorknobs

Books

What We're Reading

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