July/August 2009 Table of Contents

Cover of July/August 2009


Nashville: Sites and Sounds   
Tennessee's capital celebrates old and new architecture, art, neighborhoods, and—yes—music 
By Christine Kreyling, Sudip Bose, Eric Wills, Jonathan Marx, Dwight Young     

Towering Transformation
Rebuilding the steeple and removing the fake stone from a Washington, D.C., church revealed a Victorian jewel  
By James H. Schwartz 

Searching for Palladio
How did one Italian architect shape some of America's greatest houses? 
By Arnold Berke

Sidebar: What is Palladian?  

Sidebar: The First Starchitect 

Online Extra: Hitting the Palladian Trail

America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places 
Shining a light on threatened treasures 
By Krista Walton  

Sidebar: You Can Help! 


Editor's Note 

President's Note


Synagogue restored at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia • Fixing the stones of D.C.'s Congressional Cemetery • Liz Sims rescues an Alabama Rosenwald school • Aimee Schmitt hopes to save a historic LSU pool 

Making a Difference 
Annie S. Harris sees a bright future for the Frenchtown neighborhood in Florida

Your Trust
Emelda Skidmore moves back to her century-old New Orleans house • Trust Me

Glacier National Park's rustic lodges heighten the appeal of a rugged paradise 

The Back Page 
The Back Page: Doting on architecture can be occupation and preoccupation

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