Tag Archives: #preservation

Restoration at Wilshire Boulevard Temple

Photo: Wilshire Boulevard Temple, interior. Credit: Jim Winstead On the 140th anniversary of the Chicago fire, it’s a time to celebrate the city’s libraries. Rick Kogan explains in the Tribune’s Sidewalks blog. Jay Jones, writing for the Los Angeles Times, … Continue reading

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University Demolishes Theda Bara’s Former Home

Xavier University tore down Theda Bara’s former home in Cincinnati. Not for any particular reason. Just because. Photo: Theda Bara’s former home is demolished. Credit: The Cincinnati Enquirer/Michael E. Keating

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#history, #museum

David Dunlap has a great story in the New York Times’ City Room about the return of an eagle head, sculpted by Adolph A. Weinman, that was salvaged from the demolition of Pennsylvania Station. There’s lots more about bits and … Continue reading

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Lady Mayfair, a statue that was once atop the Mayfair Theater in Dayton, Ohio, is being moved from the Dayton Art Institute to Carillon Park. The Mayfair was demolished in 1969, according to WDTN-TV Channel 2 in Dayton. Photo: Mayfair … Continue reading

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