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Shirley Heinze Land Trust takes over stewardship of former Girl Scout camp

VALPARAISO | The spring flowers welcomed visitors along the trails at the Meadowbrook Conservation Center and Preserve during Sunday afternoon’s open house, as the Shirley Heinze Land Trust welcomed guests as well.

April 28, 2013 7:00 pm
Cook County poor farm to be preserved

Cook County poor farm to be preserved

CHICAGO | Imagine strolling through a wooded acreage once called home by early 20th century occupants of a poor farm and patients of a tuberculosis infirmary. Imagine learning the rich history of that land — including its geology and ecology — during a family outing just 25 miles from Chicago.

December 28, 2012 8:15 pm Photos

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Cook County poor farm to be preserved

Cook County poor farm to be preserved

Artifacts of remnants of prehistoric tools were found on the Oak Forest Heritage Preserve site during a recent survey by Midwest Archaeological Research Services in Oak Forest, Ill.

December 27, 2012 12:00 am
Cook County poor farm to be preserved

Cook County poor farm to be preserved

Patients and nurses at Cook County's Oak Forest Hospital enjoy the outdoors around 1950, in a photo provided by the Cook County Forest Preserve District. Planners envision the 170-acre site of the former hospital — which also has served as working farm, an infirmary and, from 1910 until 1971…

December 27, 2012 12:00 am
Teen restores tractors to help hospital

Teen restores tractors to help hospital

CHENOA, Ill. | It's hard for 14-year-old Austin Rhoda to imagine a life not on the farm.

June 05, 2012 12:00 am

Reluctant to attend, but won over by Indiana Preservation Conference

Have you ever had to go someplace you just didn't want to go to? I did, just last week.

April 19, 2012 12:00 am
Whiting rolls out red carpet for first conference

Whiting rolls out red carpet for first conference

Connie Zeigler, historian and consultant for C Resources in Indianapolis, places a lunch order Thursday in Grillers restaurant in Whiting. Zeigler was attending Preserving Historic Places: Indiana's Statewide Preservation Conference in Whiting last week. At left is Richard Cloues, of Atlanta…

April 12, 2012 3:30 pm
Whiting rolls out red carpet for first conference

Whiting rolls out red carpet for first conference

Nancy Branski's dog Muffin stands in the front door of her resale shop, Treasures R Us, on Thursday along 119th Street. Whiting was host of Preserving Historic Places: Indiana's Statewide Preservation Conference.

April 12, 2012 3:30 pm

Retaining a cultural legacy

WHITING | August Carlino scoffs at the notion that Pittsburgh – or any area – should make a clean break from its cultural roots when planning for the future.

April 11, 2012 5:00 pm

Saving history buildings a key to preserving city's uniqueness

When you visit a city on vacation, you often hear its downtown and most of the real estate went downhill in the 1970s.

October 27, 2011 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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Register of Historic Places adds another Crown Point home to the list

Register of Historic Places adds another Crown Point home to the list

CROWN POINT | An 11-year labor of love paid off for a Crown Point couple when their nearly 100-year-old home became the latest in the city to be added to the National Register of Historic Places.

August 15, 2011 7:00 pm 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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NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

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

Beverly Shores resident Jim Morrow, at his historically registered home in Beverly Shores, is fascinated with historical and architecturally significant homes and has spent his own money to get them on a national registry.

July 22, 2011 3:14 pm
NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

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

Jim Morrow formed Partners in Preservation Inc. to help place Northwest Indiana buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. Morrow bought his home in Beverly Shores because it was listed as a historical place.

July 22, 2011 3:14 pm
NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

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

Jim Morrow, at his historical home in Beverly Shores, formed Partners in Preservation Inc. a couple of years ago to obtain placement on the National Register of Historic Places for hundreds of properties in the region.

July 22, 2011 3:14 pm
NWI man's nonprofit seeks national status for region historical treasures

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

Jim Morrow, 89, whose Beverly Shores home is on the National Register of Historic Places, formed a nonprofit a couple of years ago -- Partners in Preservation Inc. -- to seek national registration for historical or architecturally significant buildings and neighborhoods in the region.

July 22, 2011 1:52 pm

Lowell moves forward with building demoltion order

LOWELL | The town is moving forward with plans to demolish the Old Grade School east of Town Hall despite renewed preservation efforts under way.

February 19, 2011 12:00 am
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