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Architecture & Urban Renewal

Retired, Rehabbed, Reborn

, and | Filed under: Architecture & Urban Renewal, Sacred Landmarks
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DescriptionRehabbing and reusing historic and public buildings

Each year in the United States, hundreds of religious buildings and schools become vacant or underutilized as congregations and populations merge, move, or diminish. These structures are often well located, … Read the rest

 


The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Construction of the Virginia Kendall Reserve, 1933–1939

| Filed under: Architecture & Urban Renewal, History, Regional Interest
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“An important contribution to our understanding of how the New Deal transformed our lives and landscape by exploring in depth the history and meaning of one small park. The authors deserve our thanks.” – Carroll Van West, author of

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Cleveland Goes Modern

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Midcentury Modern domestic architecture in Northeast Ohio

“The definitive study of its subject.”—Alice T. Friedman, Wellesley College

Based on the award-winning exhibition of the same name, Cleveland Goes Modern: Design for the Home, 1930–1970, examines Modern movement … Read the rest

 


Eric Mendelsohn’s Park Synagogue

| Filed under: Architecture & Urban Renewal, Religion, Sacred Landmarks
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A thorough examination of an influential building and the architect behind its design

Eric Mendelsohn’s modernist building, The Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, is one of the most significant post–World War II buildings in the United … Read the rest

 


Ohio Hopewell Community Organization

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The great earthen mounds of southern Ohio have attracted archaelogical attention since the first half of the nineteenth century.  Until now, little has been known of the social organization of the Native Americans who constructed these spectacular ceremonial monuments.

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Educational Architecture in Ohio

| Filed under: Architecture & Urban Renewal, History, Regional Interest
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The evolution of our institutions of learning, from one-room schoolhouses to the modern educational campuses of today, reflects both the growth of our populace and our shared cultures and traditions.

Ohio offers an excellent perspective for viewing and interpreting educational … Read the rest

 


A Cleveland Legacy

| Filed under: Architecture & Urban Renewal, Regional Interest
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Published in cooperation with Western Reserve Historical Society

“Walker and Weeks was the most influential architectural firm in Ohio during the first half of the twentieth century. It transformed the image of Cleveland from that of an overgrown Victorian village

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