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Preservation


10.22.12: Keith Eggener

The Demolition and Afterlife of Baltimore Memorial Stadium
On Places, just in time for the World Series, Keith Eggener recounts the saga of Baltimore Memorial Stadium, and explores the relationship between civic building and collective memory.
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01.12.12: Dave Jordano & Aaron Rothman

Detroit Re-Photography
On Places, the Detroit Rephotography Survey, by Dave Jordano, documents the same sites in the early 1970s and 2010.
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01.09.12: Jerry Herron

The Forgetting Machine: Notes Toward a History of Detroit
On Places, Jerry Herron tracks the decline and fall of his home city of Detroit, from ruin porn to the demolition of Hudson's to Henry Ford's first horseless carriage.
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10.24.11: David Adjaye, Nikolaus Hirsch, Jorge Otero-Pailos

On Architecture and Authorship: A Conversation
On Places, David Adjaye, Nikolaus Hirsch and Jorge Otero-Pailos discuss the complex relationship of architecture to authorship: Is the architect an author or service provider?
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09.27.11: William L. Fox & Mark Klett

The Half-Life of History
On Places, writer William Fox and photographer Mark Klett document the semi-ruin of the WW II military airfield at Wendover, Utah, where the U.S. Air Force trained for the bombing of Hiroshima.
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06.02.11: Alexandra Lange & Mark Lamster

Lunch with the Critics: Cronocaos
On Places, Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange analyze "Cronocaos," the new exhibition on preservation at the New Museum in New York, curated by OMA/Rem Koolhaas.
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05.12.11: Nick Sowers

Soundscapes: Atlantikwall
On Places, selected soundscapes by architect Nick Sowers that record a journey along the Atlantikwall, the line of coastal fortifications built by the Nazis to defend against Allied invasion.
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01.18.11: Laura Raskin

Jorge Otero-Pailos and the Ethics of Preservation
On Places, journalist Laura Raskin profiles architect and preservationist Jorge Otero-Pailos and his "Ethics of Dust" installations at the Venice Biennale and Manifesta.
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05.13.10: Belmont Freeman

Havana: Nostalgia Is a Dangerous Business
On Places, New York architect Belmont Freeman reviews the recent literature on Havana architecture and urbanism, including Havana Revisited: An Architectural Heritage.
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05.15.09: Whitney Moon

Reclaiming the Ruin
The second coming of Detroit.
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08.15.07: Garth Rockcastle

The Lost Public Art of Gordon Matta-Clark
Gordon Matta-Clark infiltrated the worlds of art and architecture, revealing deep complacencies in each.
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