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    Great Adaptive Reuse for De-Commissioned Schools

    by  • November 9, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    Watkins Glen School Apartments in Watkins Glen, New York are a great success story for adaptive reuse of older buildings.  “In an effort to repurpose the architecturally pleasing building while also tackling the problem of affordable housing, it was suggested to use the retired school building as a reinvestment and repurpose it as 51 affordable […]

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    Smithsonian Institution’s Remodel Plans Under Fire

    by  • November 4, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story, Uncategorized •  Comments

    Construction Dive’s website reports “Bjarke Ingels Group’s plans for a $2 billion, 10-to-20-year renovation of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, has been met with resistance, and at the center of the dispute is a 4-acre garden that will be demolished to make way for a modern outdoor space, Dezeen reported.”  Read entire article.     […]

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    Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Architectural History/Architectural Restoration Field School

    by  • March 22, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest announces its 2016 Architectural History/Architectural Restoration Field School.  The intensive two-week program will be held from  June 6-July 15 and program typically qualifies for independent college credit. The program provides an overview of the philosophy, process, and techniques for museum-quality architectural restoration and conservation.  Students, professionals and instructors from any background and discipline […]

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    Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Conservation Farm Family Awards

    by  • March 22, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story, Uncategorized •  Comments

    REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Mar. 22, 2016) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is accepting nominations to honor Ohio farm families who are leaders in conservation for the 2016 Conservation Farm Family Awards. “Many Ohio farmers are committed to conservation, and we want to honor them for efforts they have made to protect Ohio’s natural resources,” […]

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