Photo-Documenting the Lost Landscape of Lesbian Nightclubs in New York City | Gwen Shockey & Karen Loew

Photo-Documenting the Lost Landscape of Lesbian Nightclubs in New York City | Gwen Shockey & Karen Loew

This photo essay, with accompanying text, examines overlooked gathering spaces used by lesbian and queer female-identified individuals in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens between the years…

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Twentieth-century Jewish LGBTQ London and the Rainbow Jews Heritage Project | James Lesh

Twentieth-century Jewish LGBTQ London and the Rainbow Jews Heritage Project | James Lesh

Exploring twentieth-century LGBTQ Jewish London, this article argues that the everyday places where intersectional, sexual and cultural, religious and spiritual identities were negotiated, experienced, explored…

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A Gay Man Was Murdered Here: Space, Sex, and Antigay Violence in Boston | David White

A Gay Man Was Murdered Here: Space, Sex, and Antigay Violence in Boston | David White

Despite its undeniably important role in shaping individual and collective queer identities, anti-gay violence is a relatively under-analyzed or overlooked subject for historians and public…

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Marking Time and the Critical Reading of Space | Mark Robbins

Marking Time and the Critical Reading of Space | Mark Robbins

TellTale was a temporary, site-specific installation commissioned for the Adelaide Festival in Australia. It comprised a series of interventions located on a riverfront esplanade that…

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Author Biographies

Author Biographies

James Michael Buckley is an Associate Professor and Director of the Historic Preservation Program at the University of Oregon Portland. Buckley previously taught in the urban…

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"Gentry"? Heritage Conservation for Communities | Dennis Rodwell

“Gentry”? Heritage Conservation for Communities | Dennis Rodwell

Much of the mainstream discourse on the gentrification of established, historic quarters omits two key factors. First, gentrification requires gentry—namely, a sufficient number of persons…

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Editor’s Note: Design + Heritage | Pamela Hawkes

Editor’s Note: Design + Heritage | Pamela Hawkes

For more than a century, contemporary design and heritage preservation have been portrayed as antagonists—by community members and the popular media, by designers, preservationists, and…

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New Design in Old Cities: Gustavo Giovannoni on Architecture and Conservation | Steven Semes

New Design in Old Cities: Gustavo Giovannoni on Architecture and Conservation | Steven Semes

Gustavo Giovannoni was a key figure in architecture, urbanism, and conservation during the first half of the twentieth century in Italy. Neglected after the Second…

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Conservation's Curatorial Conundrum | Daniel Bluestone

Conservation’s Curatorial Conundrum | Daniel Bluestone

Preservation’s tangible qualities are the source of its greatest strength and responsibility. At the same time, the essential materialism of preserved places has led preservationists…

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Contemporary Architecture in the Historic Environment: Recent International Perspectives | Sara Lardinois

Contemporary Architecture in the Historic Environment: Recent International Perspectives | Sara Lardinois

The Getty Conservation Institute’s Contemporary Architecture in the Historic Environment (CAHE) project is developing methodologies and criteria for designing new buildings that are respectful of…

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Participation: An Ethic for New Architecture in Historic Settings | Cameron Logan + David Brand

Participation: An Ethic for New Architecture in Historic Settings | Cameron Logan + David Brand

There has been growing disquiet about the reach and restrictive nature of historic area controls in recent years, with some critics arguing that UNESCO listings…

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Contemporary Architecture in Dialogue with the Historic City | Fernando Vegas + Camilla Mileto

Contemporary Architecture in Dialogue with the Historic City | Fernando Vegas + Camilla Mileto

The disappearance of an historic building in the consolidated built environment of an historic center leaves a wound calling for reflection. The delicate operation needed…

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For Operative Preservation / For Post-Operative Design | Ted Shelton, FAIA + Tricia Stuth, FAIA

For Operative Preservation / For Post-Operative Design | Ted Shelton, FAIA + Tricia Stuth, FAIA

By meshing the concerns of preservation and design we might arrive at a more productive condition of “critical reflection” that considers time, space, and their…

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The Past and Future of Pioneer Square: Historic Character and Infill Construction in Seattle's First Historic District | Jeffrey Karl Ochsner

The Past and Future of Pioneer Square: Historic Character and Infill Construction in Seattle’s First Historic District | Jeffrey Karl Ochsner

Seattle designated the Pioneer Square Preservation District, the city’s first historic district, nearly fifty years ago. Over the past half century, the district has seen…

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7.2 Author Biographies

7.2 Author Biographies

David Brand is an architect, better planning advocate, and city councillor. He is a partner in OOF! Architecture, an active participant in the Community Alliance of…

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