September/October 2009 Table of Contents

Cover of September/October 2009

Read the transcript from our live chat with magazine editors on Wednesday, Sept. 2.


A Hands-On Education  
An innovative college in Charleston, S.C., teaches the forgotten arts of preservation 
By Eric Wills        

Form and Function   
The historic windmills of eastern Long Island still turn heads 
By Mary Beth Klatt 

Online Extra: Visit Long Island's windmills

Living With Neutra  
How the restoration of a Modernist house in Los Angeles turned into a decade-long love affair 
By David Hay        

Sidebar: Restoration Notebook 


Editor's Note 

President's Note


People Saving Places
The High Line reopens in Manhattan • Community leaders fight to keep the Barnes Foundation in Merion, Pa. • The National Trust's capital campaign concludes 

Online Extra: A Walk Along the High Line

Making a Difference
Architect and engineer Lorraine Minatoishi-Palumbo saves Buddhist temples in Hawaii

Home Front
Chef Ken Wilkinson turned a historic Texas bank into a thriving chocolate shop and bistro

Now & Then
Boston's Charles Street Jail is reborn as the boutique Liberty Hotel  

Oxford, Miss., where history, books, and Faulkner's ghost await  

Annual Meeting Notice    

The Back Page
As local stores disappear, so does homegrown flavor