Throughout the month of March, the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum come together to commemorate and encourage the study, observance, and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.
It was billed as a conference, but one speaker said it was more like an “intervention;” Leading with Landscape III: Renewing San Antonio’s Brackenridge Park drew more than 400 attendees to The Stable at Pearl for a provocative, engaging and informative daylong examination the city’s historically significant 343-acre park, which is also the water source for the city’s world famous collection of missions.
Exciting opportunities for graduate students, or recent alumni, in D.C., San Antonio, and Indianapolis.
Updates to our Pioneers database include multiple designers of Japanese descent.
Revisiting architect Donlyn Lyndon's testamonial about the life, influence and legacy of Lawrence Halprin.
Jim Richards, FASLA, recounts the invaluable lessons he learned while working at Johnson, Johnson and Roy.
It's Open Season on Open Space. Across North America public parkland and open space is being eyed for construction projects such as museum expansions, energy pipelines and other incompatible uses. Do you know of an at-risk site that deserves national attention? Nominations deadline is June 30, 2017.
Fourteenth video oral history in an ongoing, award-winning series.
What defines the modern city? For many, towering skyscrapers would be an obvious answer, having been synonymous with modernity since the 1880s. Yet contemporaneous with the rise of skyscrapers was the much less heralded, but just as significant, revolution that took place under people’s feet with the development of permanent sidewalks, curbs, and street paving.