Summer 2014 Table of Contents
- President's Note: Older Buildings, Livable Cities
A letter from Stephanie Meeks, President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, discussing the advantages of older buildings for both the economies and people of America's cities
- Corps Values: How Youth Corps Are Saving Historic Places
By teaching preservation skills, youth corps across the country are passing down important knowledge — and saving historical places at the same time.
- In Good Company: Company Towns Across the U.S.
A short history of the company town explores the evolution of classic examples in Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, and California.
- Second Edition: New Life for Holyoke Public Library
An addition and partial restoration help usher a 1902 building into a new era for libraries, while maintaining its original character.
- Capital of Quirk: Portland, Ore.
There's no place quite like verdant Portland, Ore., with its historical neighborhoods, pedestrian-friendly urban planning, and devotion to craft beer.
- Outside the Box: Beyond the Sea with the SS United States
The SS United States, the fastest transatlantic ocean liner in history, faces an uncertain future.
- Place Setting: Over the Counter at Historic Pharmacies
Restaurants located in historic pharmacies are just what the doctor ordered.
- Travel Itinerary: Asheville, N.C.
Culture, fresh mountain air, and historical architecture entice visitors to Asheville, N.C.
- Back Story: Good Humor With Jack McBrayer
Actor Jack McBrayer joined hundreds of supporters in the fight to save Rex Ranch, and hopes that the attention drawn to it will help secure its future.
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