May/June 2009 Table of Contents

Cover of May/June 2009


Cover Story: Flights of Fancy
The nation's grand historic airports can make the imagination soar—and are definitely worth saving 
By Sudip Bose     

Online Extra: Airports in the Movies and Historic Photos of National Airport

The Big Reveal
Taking the wraps off the hidden Palm Beach County Courthouse was 36 years and $18 million in the making 
By Krista Walton 

One Light Fixture at a Time
Inspired by antique lighting, Jim Kelly founded a company that manufactures and sells brilliant reproductions 
By David Hanson 

Sidebar: Putting It Together 

Online Extra: A behind-the-scenes tour of the Rejuvenation factory

Block by Block 
A dogged group of Detroiters is fighting to redefine their city and its future 
By Dan Shine   


Editor's Note 

President's Note



Architect William Krisel on Modernism • St. Mary's City rises again • New visitors center for Monticello

Making a Difference: Trevor Dickerson champions historic Short Pump, Va.

Your Trust
PiP goes to Boston • Diversity Scholars enrich conferences • Preservation Month Online Auction • Donating Lincolns for Lincoln sites • Trust Me

Traveler: The urbane renewal of Providence, R.I.  

The Back Page: From the Capitol dome, you can see Washington forever

Online Extra: Slideshow of Capitol dome tour