Historic buildings

Historic buildings

Architectural Heritage Trust Charitable Award of £77,300 for the Pugin Studios project in Ramsgate – Thanet Island News

Matthew McCaig, CEO of the Architectural Heritage Trust, with Bernie Morgan and Rob Kenton of Heritage Lab A project to renovate Pugin’s Granville Hotel in Ramsgate for exhibitions, community events, co-working and conferences has been awarded £77,300 from the Architectural Heritage Trust. The Architectural Heritage Trust is a registered charity that has worked since 1976 …

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Bell Works adds Fung in Holmdel NJ; McCully dumps office buildings

HOLMDEL – Vonage, the business cloud communications company that is now part of Swedish giant Ericsson, has moved its corporate headquarters just over three miles to Bell Works, the historic Bell Labs building. For more than a decade, Vonage has leased 23 Main St. in Holmdel, a 350,000-square-foot building and one of the largest office …

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Okahumpka Community Club looks forward to preserving Historic Rosenwald School

OKAHUMPKA – The Okahumpka Community Club is working to preserve an important historical landmark: the Rosenwald School. The club launched the Rosenwald School Restoration Project to rebuild the old school and use it as a historic site with educational and interpretive displays of historical figures. Plans also call for a new community center to be …

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After thousands of years of semi-stabilization, Florida’s coral reefs are now shrinking

After three thousand years of precarious settlement, when reefs in the Florida Keys managed to grow as much as they deteriorated, scientists now know that the only inshore reef in the continental United States has passed that tipping point. In a new study, the USGS has found that most coral reefs are now shrinking, with …

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Instead of demolishing old Shore homes, this company is moving them on the road

Bungalows and tiny beach homes are becoming more and more rare in towns along the Jersey Shore, where block after block has been surpassed by three-story homes with roofs and balconies. But instead of falling for the crash ball, some of these old homes are finding new life in communities just a few miles away. …

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Wahkona Park Restoration Commission inspects amphitheater / iBerkshires.com

Parks Director James McGrath discusses some of the issues in the park. Pittsfield, Massachusetts – Members of the Wahakonah Park Restoration Committee held their on-site meeting to see how much work awaits them. “The purpose of tonight’s meeting is simply to direct the committee to Wahkonah Park,” James McGrath, program director for Parks, Open Spaces, …

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Boone County High School Football Season Approaches: What Do You Know

Practices are underway, the countdown continues. Football returns to high school on August 26 in Boone County. Below are capsules for each of the county’s eight soccer teams, detailing key returns, losses and what to expect for the upcoming season. The following information provided by area coaches has been modified slightly for rules and clarity: …

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