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Fresno, California

A judge’s recent ruling has doomed the historic pedestrian mall designed by Garret Eckbo in Fresno, California.    

Feb 5 2016 - 09:28
Washington, District Of Columbia

The recently announced winning design for a WWI memorial could doom the National Register-eligible masterpiece by M. Paul Friedberg.  

Jan 26 2016 - 13:48
Boston, Massachusetts

An open letter from Dr. Michael Rich, a physician at Boston Children's Hospital, urges the hospital to halt demolition of its healing garden designed by Olmsted Brothers. 

Jan 26 2016 - 09:13
Memphis, Tennessee

The Memphis Zoo is using the park’s historic greensward for overflow parking and has filed suit for the right to manage the space.

Jan 25 2016 - 16:17
Washington, District Of Columbia

Does the Determination of Eligibility (DOE) mean that a radically new design is DOA?

Jan 14 2016 - 16:16
Savannah, Georgia

The Girl Scouts of the USA plans to pave the Clermont Lee-designed garden.    

Jan 4 2016 - 10:44
North Miami Beach, Florida

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal has halted a planned high-rise hotel adjacent to the historic park. 

Dec 21 2015 - 13:59
Princeton, New Jersey

The Institute for Advanced Study plans to erase the historic landscape in order to build faculty housing. 

Dec 17 2015 - 12:46
Washington, District Of Columbia

After two public presentations, it may be “back to the drawing board” for the World War I Memorial Design Competition.  

Dec 9 2015 - 10:53
Clark, New Jersey

The organizations issued a joint letter to the New Jersey Historic Preservation Office. 

Nov 19 2015 - 15:27