September/October 2011 Table of Contents
A magnificent Newark, N.J., mansion linked to the fabled family of American jewelers has been impeccably restored—stained-glass windows and all.
By Eric Wills
They Brake for Preservation
Two entrepreneurs turned a grimy Washington, D.C., brake shop into their office and residence. It's a capital example of adaptive use.
By Gwendolyn Purdom
Restoring his grandmother's Queen Anne house near Chicago took architect Scott Javore and his family 12 years.
By Lisa Skolnik
Survival of the Fittest
Despite fires, earthquakes, and a flood, an Arts and Crafts residence in Oakland, Calif., designed by Bernard Maybeck endures.
By Lauren Walser
People Saving Places
Charleston, S.C.'s City Market, one of the oldest in the country, is back and better than ever thanks to the dedication of local preservationists • Historic Provincetown, Mass., has just completed an award-winning restoration of its 1886 town hall • Annual meeting notice
Wilmington, Del., is a treasure trove of historic landmarks, as Senior Contributing Editor Arnold Berke discovered on a recent visit.
Now & Then
Once encased in 1970s-era stucco and plaster, the Byrne-Reed House in Austin, Texas, stands fully revealed once again.
Making a Difference
Residents of Questa, N.M., are working to save a beloved 1836 adobe church.
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