Tag Archives: architectural history

A Picture Book on Rail Stations, Not a History of Their Architecture

Historian Tony Wrenn, Hon. AIA, analyzes Railroad Stations—The Buildings That Linked the Nation.

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The Magnificent Gates of Seoul

Dating to the 14th century, the eight gates of Seoul once provided ceremonial and functional access through the 11.3 miles of wall that protected the city. Jim Atkins provides a history as he recounts his search for what remains of those gates.

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Sage of Lynchburg

By William Richards The Rivermont section of Lynchburg is perched above the James River, but its winding streets and shady hollows offer few clues to that tactical position. Heading out of town, down in the holler along a white fence, is the family homestead of the University of Miami historian Catherine Lynn since it was […]

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