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25768 Cathedral Makers in Exhibit  
Gabriella Boston
Rome wasn''t built in a day, and neither was the Washington National Cathedral, which celebrates its 100th birthday in September. "The formal construction, which started in 1907, ... Issue Date: 9 / 2007

25027 New City Designs Possible for New Orleans  
Deborah K. Dietsch
Hurricane Katrina''s devastation along the Gulf Coast may become a boon to traditionalist architects. Advocates of "new urbanism," a national movement to stop sprawl with ... Issue Date: 5 / 2006

24757 Adolf Cluss: The Man Who 'Shaped' the Original Washington, D.C.  
Deborah K. Dietsch
Shame on the Smithsonian for neglecting one of its oldest architectural gems, the Arts and Industries Building. For years, this fantastic museum, sculpted with turrets, octagonal ... Issue Date: 12 / 2005

23839 The World Trade Center Memorial Competition  
Susan Tenaglia
Winning out over fifty-two hundred entries, New York City architect Michael Arad and Peter Walker''s bold design for the World Trade Center memorial, Reflecting Absence, ... Issue Date: 4 / 2004

22848 Hollywood Dream Palaces  
Scarlet Cheng
At the turn of the century, as motion pictures made the transition from novelty entertainment to serious business, filmmakers moved west to California, where there was plenty of ... Issue Date: 1 / 2003

21391 Historic Harpers Ferry: An Early Look at the American Dream  
Peter F. Dessauer
Although best known today as the site of abolitionaist John Brown''s raid in 1859, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, was once a booming transit, commercial, and industrial center ... Issue Date: 6 / 2001

21519 Virginia's 'Living Museum' at 75: The Meaning of Williamsburg  
James P. Whittenburg and Catherine Dolinski
With five hundred period buildings, Colonial Williamsburg captures the town''s architectural landscape on the eve of the Revolutionary War. But after seventy-five years, has the ... Issue Date: 5 / 2001

21520 Colonial Cultural Calendar  
Colonial Williamsburg is celebrating its unique role in preserving the nation''s past for future generations with a series of special cultural programs and art exhibits, ... Issue Date: 5 / 2001

21083 Nashville's Tuck-Hinton Architects: A Tennessee Original  
Stephen Henkin
Tuck-Hinton Architects is a solid Nashville firm that is doing much to help define the spirit and sense of place that is Tennessee. Founded in 1984 by Kem Hinton and Seab Tuck, ... Issue Date: 2 / 2000

21044 Historic St. Augustine: A Touch of Old Spain  
Alicia Waite
With a building tradition twice as old as America itself, St. Augustine''s vital, colorful architecture reveals a time when Spain ruled La Florida with majesty and ... Issue Date: 1 / 2000

17930 Savannah's Historic District: 'Jewel of the South'  
Stephen Henkin
General Sherman spared it from the torch, Clint Eastwood filmed in it, and tourists by the millions flock there. People just love Savannah''s classic Old South ... Issue Date: 4 / 1999

17522 Delray Resort Revived with Classic Look  
Stephen Henkin
Cities struggling with urban blight can learn much from tiny Delray Beach, which opted to restore its intriguing "Old Florida" look rather than cave in to the wrecker''s ... Issue Date: 5 / 1998

17475 Universal Appeal: Orlando Theme Park Plays Nostalgia Card  
Stephen Henkin
Move over, Mickey! Universal Studios Florida, just 20 minutes from Disney World, is doubling its size with innovative attractions catering as much to boomers as generation ... Issue Date: 3 / 1998

17014 Earl Swensson Revitalizes Nashville: Tuning Up Music City  
Stephen Henkin
Earl Swensson sounds more like a man on a mission than an architect on assignment. The founder of Earl Swensson Associates (ESa) of Nashville, Tennessee, speaks decisively about ... Issue Date: 2 / 1998

15036 Mary Colter: Designs on the Canyon  
Karen J. Donnelly
Each year more than five million visitors are awestruck by the splendor of the Grand Canyon. Although most spend time in at least one of the buildings designed by Mary Elizabeth ... Issue Date: 3 / 1996

13105 Frank Lloyd Wright: The Trouble With Genius  
Thomas D. Sullivan
Frank Lloyd Wright was undoubtedly a genius, a genius with a romantic vision of architecture. But this inimitable ability and the idiosyncracy of his architectural ideal limit ... Issue Date: 2 / 1995

12551 America's New Temples of Justice  
Thomas D. Sullivan
There is a building boom in courthouses in America, and the way they are built will tell you a great deal about what is happening to the justice system--and the country. Many of ... Issue Date: 9 / 1994

11913 Moore Ruble Yudell: A Firm on the Go  
Stephen Henkin
Buzz Yudell is busy, very busy. When he''s not overseeing major projects for the Santa Monica, California-based firm Moore Ruble Yudell, one of the most sought-after in the ... Issue Date: 7 / 1994

12227 Public Buildings: The New Wave in Glass  
Karen S. Chambers
Glass has played a role in architecture since Roman times, when small panes of blown glass were used to glaze windows of the great baths and occasionally houses. As glass ... Issue Date: 5 / 1994

10993 Pietro Belluschi: Shaping the Religious Experience  
Stephen Henkin
Although architect Pietro Belluschi is best known for his collaboration in landmarks such as the Bank of America headquarters in San Francisco and the Pan Am Building and the ... Issue Date: 11 / 1993

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