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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
- Sweet Nothings
The candy industry of Cambridge, Mass., has dissolved, but its giant factories remain.
Oct. 31, 2001
- Aging Gracefully
A battle over a Beverly Hills apartment complex signals a growing regard for the old.
Nov. 14, 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.
- 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
- A Town of One's Own
Can an influx of artists polish a historic Kentucky neighborhood?
May 17, 2002
- At a Crossroads
A California city longs for its small-town past.
May 3, 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
- Liberty's Rebirth
A New Look for America's Great War Monument
June 7 , 2002
- When the Back Yard is a Graveyard
In Virginia, Developers Excavate an Unmarked Burial Ground.
June 14 , 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