May/June 2011 Table of Contents

May/June 2011


The Forgotten
The contraband of America and the road to freedom
By Eric Wills

What Is the National Register?
A primer on a vital but often misunderstood preservation tool 
By Dwight Young

Lost & Found
The Complete Architecture of Adler & Sullivan features haunting images of the buildings that changed the landscape of metropolitan America

The Cost of Progress?
Razing entire blocks to build a massive hospital complex in New Orleans has divided residents and decimated parts of historic Mid-City
By Wayne Curtis (excerpt only)



Editor's Note

President's Note


People Saving Places
A sustainable farming center at Woodlawn reflects the plantation's historic rootsRestoration of a Spanish Colonial mission in Santa Fe, N.M.Saving a Pennsylvania house where George Washington once camped

Now & Then
Restoring and revealing a storied hotel in San Diego, Calif.

The New York Botanical Garden may be the most verdant and changing National Historic Landmark you've never seen

Bringing back a Modernist residence in Mies van der Rohe's landmark Chicago towers

Making a Difference
Marci Penner champions the rural culture of small-town Kansas



Historic Properties for Sale 


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