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  • Best and Worst of 2001
    At year's end, Preservation editors selected 10 American happenings, trends, and losses that made news in 2001.
    Dec. 28, 2001
  • Aging Gracefully
    A battle over a Beverly Hills apartment complex signals a growing regard for the old.
    Nov. 14, 2001
  • Sweet Nothings
    The candy industry of Cambridge, Mass., has dissolved, but its giant factories remain.
    Oct. 31, 2001
  • Going Bust
    Will a Colorado casino town deplete its historic-preservation fund to pay its bills?
    Jan. 18, 2002
  • A Walk in the Park
    How a Historic New York City Hotel Uses the Arts to Show Off its Neighborhood.
    Aug. 1, 2008
  • Vermont's Secret
    Abenaki Indians have begged the state to intervene when builders disturb their ancestors' burial grounds. So far, Vermont has done little to help
    Jan. 25, 2002
  • Eleanor Roosevelt on Her Own
    After FDR's death, Val-Kill Cottage in Hyde Park, N.Y., became Mrs. Roosevelt's haven. The things she prized speak to a bright, shy woman's character and a life filled with convictions and contradictions.
    March/April 2002
  • Suburban Harvest
    Only a few miles from Washington, D.C., fast-growing and populous Montgomery County, Md., leads the nation in saving farmland from development.
    Feb. 1, 2002
  • Final Act
    Like many theaters, the once-opulent Proctor's Theater in Troy, N.Y., is vacant. Is it curtains for historic theaters?
    Feb. 8, 2002
  • Forgotten, But Not Lost
    Twenty years ago, the U.S. Army abandoned a former Maryland school. Neglected for decades, the campus may finally get a new owner this summer—with the help of its neighbors.
    Apr. 5, 2002
  • Fraternity House Cleans Up
    A College Town Designates its First Historic District
    Mar. 22, 2002
  • Treasures in the Mud
    A sunken fleet of prehistoric canoes—the largest such discovery—emerges in a dry Florida lakebed
    Mar. 29, 2002
  • At a Crossroads
    A California city longs for its small-town past.
    May 3, 2002
  • A Town of One's Own
    Can an influx of artists polish a historic Kentucky neighborhood?
    May 17, 2002
  • The Old-House Detectives
    Does your home have any secrets? House genealogists can dig them up.
    May 24, 2002
  • Home Court Advantage
    Now that the Utah Jazz have moved out, Westminster College's Payne Gymnasium is losing ground.
    May 31, 2002
  • When the Back Yard is a Graveyard
    In Virginia, Developers Excavate an Unmarked Burial Ground.
    June 14 , 2002
  • Liberty's Rebirth
    A New Look for America's Great War Monument
    June 7 , 2002
  • Sculptor of Buildings
    A Maine restorer has learned the intricacies of traditional New England wood crafts.
    June 28, 2002
  • A Museum's Many Miles
    A Tiny Connecticut Museum Chronicles Indian History
    June 21, 2002

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