Tag Archives: historic

Article: Embattled museum holds open house

Dr. Catherine Wilson was recently quoted in an article in the Lehigh Valley’s Morning Call newspaper!

She commented on the National Museum of Industrial History’s public relations efforts in the wake of a recent grand jury report. Read the full article here:

The Morning Call: Public invited to view industrial museum’s artifacts.


Rehabilitation vs. Redevelopment

Check out this article from NextCity.org:

Rehabilitation vs. Redevelopment

Interesting thoughts here, as we can visualize this through the lens of Philadelphia.  We often speak of the “Urban Renewal” phenomenon in the 1970’s as a mistake, but are we still making those same decisions now?  This issue is easy to see in large, sprawling cities but even smaller towns should take a look at their historic properties.

Full link to the article: http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/a-lot-of-tiny-pieces-lost-historic-preservation-vacant-properties

(via nextcity.org)