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Sign-up starts for Century of Progress Home Tour

BEVERLY SHORES | Online reservations for the Century of Progress Homes Tours at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore begin at 8 a.m. today.

September 07, 2014 8:11 pm
EDITORIAL: Gary landmark should be preserved

EDITORIAL: Gary landmark should be preserved

The Gary Heat, Light & Water Building in Gary is architecturally and historically significant. It's also on Indiana Landmarks' list of 10 most endangered buildings.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
Gary Heat, Light & Water Building one of 10 most endangered

Gary Heat, Light & Water Building one of 10 most endangered

Gary has at least 12,000 abandoned buildings, many of which are uninhabitable and beyond repair, but a preservationist group says one is a definite gem that should be saved.

May 08, 2014 1:57 pm Photos

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Indiana Landmarks purchases historic Scott-Rumely House

Indiana Landmarks purchases historic Scott-Rumely House

LAPORTE | A 113-year-old home owned by two families who played important roles in local and national history will be repaired and restored thanks to the building's purchase by Indiana Landmarks.

May 02, 2014 8:04 am

Indiana preservation group honors Marquette Park restoration

GARY | The city's newly restored Marquette Park and Aquatorium are award winners.

April 26, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

The 1912 Grand Trunk depot in Valparaiso is a historic building and should be saved. Even better is a plan to turn this into a learning experience.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am

Marquette Plan forums slated at four sites across the region

The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission and Indiana Landmarks are holding a series of public open houses to update residents on the Marquette, Plan, Northwest Indiana's Vision for Lakeshore Reinvestment.

November 01, 2013 12:05 am
Linden log cabin looking for a home

Linden log cabin looking for a home

PORTAGE | The Linden log cabin is ready for a another journey, it just needs a permanent home.

April 09, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Thinking, acting regionally benefits everyone

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Thinking, acting regionally benefits everyone

The importance of thinking and acting regionally is critical to the future of Northwest Indiana and integral to the management of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The national park is spread across 32 miles of Northwest Indiana and includes portions of Porter, Lake and LaPorte counties and …

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
Green Notes: Synagogue reuse project hits a home run

Green Notes: Synagogue reuse project hits a home run

Twenty years after the synagogue closed, Andrew Berlin, chairman and CEO of Chicago-based Berlin Packaging, bought the Silver Hawks in November 2011. Berlin had a vision for turning the synagogue into a team store.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Endangered Architecture

Endangered Architecture

Endangered buildings are sometimes in the eyes and beliefs of the beholders.

February 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Linden log cabin to be removed from park

PORTAGE | The Linden log cabin at Countryside Park is going to have to find a new home.

August 21, 2012 6:09 pm
EDITORIAL: Save landmarks before they're history

EDITORIAL: Save landmarks before they're history

Even as new life is being breathed into the former Lake County Nurses' Home, the House of Tomorrow has been placed on the preservation group Indiana Landmarks' list of 10 most endangered places in Indiana. Gary's Union Station and other historical buildings similarly are threatened.

May 14, 2012 12:00 am
NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

Don't ask Jim Morrow why historical and architecturally significant buildings fascinate him. He'll tell you he really doesn't know why. "It is fascinating to me," said Morrow, 89, of Beverly Shores. "It is just like a kid interested in cars. Ask him why, and he can't tell you."

August 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

Don't ask Jim Morrow why historical and architecturally significant buildings fascinate him. He'll tell you he really doesn't know why. "It is fascinating to me," said Morrow, 89, of Beverly Shores. "It is just like a kid interested in cars. Ask him why, and he can't tell you."

July 31, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Crown Point Courthouse campaign featured in latest Indiana Landmarks magazine

OFFBEAT: Crown Point Courthouse campaign featured in latest Indiana Landmarks magazine

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 12, 2011 12:00 am
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