On June 15, Kentucky’s newest rail trail will open between West Van Lear to Royalton along the former Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad Dawkins Subdivision. The 18.5 mile Big Lovely Mountain Rail Trail will be open to pedestrians, cyclists and equestrians. One of its highlights is the 662-foot Gun Creek Tunnel and several trestles.
The historic Paramount Theatre in downtown Youngstown, Ohio is set to be demolished in May in a project that will take four months to complete.
The historic Gamble House in Cincinnati, Ohio was demolished yesterday.
The historic Glencoe-Auburn Place and Hotel in the Mount Auburn neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio is being demolished after spending years in redevelopment limbo.
A suspicious fire was reported on February 11 at the former Glen Rogers High School in Glen Rogers, West Virginia.
The Foundry at South Strabane, a retail development near Washington, Pennsylvania, will be demolished.
After a recent drive through Cairo, Illinois (article forthcoming), and seeing the effects of decades of racial segregation and violence, and then economic decline and population loss, I wondered what other major and minor cities in the United States has experienced such steep and dramatic losses? Besides Cairo, Detroit and Wheeling, I asked my Facebook readers of other examples.
Could the Memorial Hall in Ironton, Ohio be the next to fall after Springfield’s Memorial Hall fell in late 2010?
Exploring The Underside Of New York City.
The fall of Niagara Falls, New York.
Known as the Warren County Orphan Asylum and Children’s Home, the Mary Haven Home for Boys in Warren County, Ohio is threatened with demolition.
There is more unfortunate news from Cincinnati, Ohio: the Oakley Railroad Depot.
In its heyday in the 1930s, this Rust Belt town called itself the City of Homes, a place where a working-class man could be master of his own castle.
It is a measure of Spain’s giddy construction excesses that 250 row houses carpet a hill near this tiny rural village about an hour by car outside Madrid.
Rightsizing the city of Saginaw, Michigan.
There are some new developments in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio that could cause some old buildings to be razed for a school.
The Gamble House’s saga is producing a heightened interest in historic preservation.
The Christian Moerlein Brewing Company announced today that part of the former Kauffman Brewing Company will be renovated to produce beer.
The gutting and renovation of Vernon Manor has begun.
It is with some sadness that the Parker Tobacco Company is being demolished.