Hi Everyone! After a long overdue of being missing-in-action, I am officially back! The past few months are all a blur. With work and school, my life feels like it’s been on the fast lane. However, I am doing way too many exciting things to keep them all to myself. I am amazed every single day of all the incredible things I get to do and experience. The following posts will show what I...
Mika Savela: Bunker Hill →
mikasavela: For some reason, I’m always very fond of stories about neighborhoods that were once pretty and fashionable, later became slums, and then were cleared and rebuilt with modern hopes (that usually later became slums) or alternatively were forgotten and then decades after experienced a renaissance….
Milwaukee County Historical Society
Check out at: http://www.milwaukeehistory.net/ “The Milwaukee County Historical Society was founded in 1935 to collect, preserve and make available materials relating to the history of the Milwaukee community. Through a broad range of activities, the Historical Society seeks to recognize and preserve our local history. In promoting a greater appreciation of Milwaukee County’s heritage,...
Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission
From website: “The Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) administers Milwaukee’s historic preservation ordinance, adopted in 1981, which provides certain kinds of legal protection for buildings or sites that have been declared historic by the Common Council. The HPC is responsible for designating historic landmarks and historic districts and for approving...
In the News: On the Iron Block Building (7/11) →
(Photo Courtesy of glasssteelandstone.org) “The Iron Block Building, one of downtown Milwaukee’s better-known historic buildings, is being sold to developer Charles Trainer, who remodeled it and owned the property for several years before selling it in 2004. Trainer’s firm, TMB Development Co., plans to buy and do additional renovations on the Iron Block, at the...
Neon Library →
Material Monday: Neon Signs
From Preservation Brief 25: The Preservation of Historic Signs “Neon. Neon signs can last 50 years, although 20-25 years is more typical. When a neon sign fails, it is not because the gas has “failed,” but because the system surrounding it has broken down. The glass tubes have been broken, for example, thus letting the gas escape, or the electrodes or transformers have failed....
Preservation Diary →
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Works on Paper Conservation →
sofielh: Very nice webpage for a private paper conservation practise in Vermont. In particular I like the before and after pictures with descriptions of the treatment.
Catalogue of The Greek and Etruscan Vases in The...
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Historic Districts Council: Grave honor for... →
hdcnyc: Grave honor for Woodlawn Cemetery: Sen. urges landmark status for legendary Bronx cemetery BY DANIEL BEEKMANDAILY NEWS WRITERMonday, June 27, 2011 A treasured Bronx cemetery could soon become the borough’s newest National Historic Landmark and a protected site for future generations. Woodlawn…