Latest Articles in Preservation

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6 Striking Modern Houses in Toronto

The city of Toronto has many facets—and as Canada's largest metropolitan area, it's got a concentration of modern residences that does the local architecture scene proud.
August 19, 2013
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Must-See Modern Beach Houses on Fire Island Tour

A sneak preview of the modern house tours coming to Fire Island this summer, including the work of architects Horace Gifford, Harry Bates, and Andrew Geller.
August 12, 2013
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Holy House: Churches in Modern Design

Churches are among some of the most breathtaking works of architecture, but they need not be reserved for congregations only.
July 26, 2013
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6 Iconic Modernist Residences

What's it like to live inside an iconic house-museum? These impeccably-preserved residences highlight the work of six great modernist architects from the 20th century.
July 17, 2013
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7 Architectural Preservation Projects in San Francisco

Rounding up a few remarkable renovation and preservation architecture projects in the Bay Area, courtesy of SPUR and San Francisco Architectural Heritage.
July 15, 2013
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Get This Room: Romantic Modern Design

We rounded up the essentials in this moody San Francisco living room so you can recreate the look in your home.
May 16, 2013
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Celebrating 100 Years of Grand Central Station

In celebration of Grand Central's one-hundredth anniversary this month, W. W. Norton has reissued the incredible photographic tribute Grand Central: Gateway to a Million Lives, by John Belle and Maxinne R. Leighton.  
February 1, 2013
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House Keeper

Today the Iconic Houses website, a new resource for travelers and fans of 20th-century houses, goes live. With its handy map interface, the site identifies dozens of iconic Modernist houses around the world, most of them open to visitors and some even accommodating overnight guests. An app for the iPhone and iPad is also in the works.
November 5, 2012
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The Artful Dodger

In 50 years, more than 176 million fans have entered the turnstiles at Dodger Stadium, the mid-century modern ballpark nestled in Los Angeles’s Chavez Ravine. Taking a page from stat-happy baseball, we run the numbers on the past five decades of this architectural and sporting icon.
October 1, 2012