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Weekly List for February 14, 2014

James River Steam Brewery Cellars,  Richmond, Virgina
The vaulted brick cellars on the west side of the Rocketts Landing development are the sole surviving remnant of the James River Steam Brewery, which operated here from 1866 to 1879.  Built shortly before the advent of mechanical refrigeration, the cellars represented the apex of mid-nineteenth-century brewery architecture and technology. Read more . . .

Weekly List for February 7, 2014

Gemiluth Chassodim Synagogue, Alexandria, Louisiana
The sanctuary is exemplary of two major trends in architecture of the period: abstractionism and the veneration of Frank Lloyd Wright. It is Alexandria's most abstract piece of architecture from the period and a particularly notable example of Wrightian influence. Read more . . .

Weekly List for January 31, 2014

Baseball Spring Training week!

Astrodome, Houston, Texas
Completed in 1965, the Astrodome in Houston, Harris County, Texas, is an engineering marvel of its time. As the first enclosed and air-conditioned sports stadium in the United States, the Astrodome boasted the largest clear span dome at the time of its completion (642 feet). Read  more  . . .  

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Hiram Bithorn Municipal Stadium,  Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

Since its construction in 1962, the Hiram Bithorn Stadium has served as venue for events of great importance such as sports tournaments and professionals practices; amateur tournaments of baseball, basketball and football; intercollegiate games, boxing, wrestling and car competitions. Even more significant in establishing the

stadium's reputation as the main stage within all the ballparks in the island during the 1960s, was the

continuous parade a great local players within its diamond, like Luis Arroyo, Victor Pellot, Felix

Mantilla, Julio Navarro, Orlando "Peruchin" Cepeda and Roberto Clemente. Read more . . .

Weekly List for January 24, 2014

Lightfoot. George M. House, in Washington, DC
The house was purchased in 1917 by George M. Lightfoot, a professor at Howard University, who resided in the home from 1933 until his death in 1947.  The home represents black homeownership at a time when few African Americans were able to purchase grand homes in Washington's suburban areas. Additionally, Lightfoot, devoted to the cause of classical education for African Americans, was noted for the salons conducted in his home attended by prominent black intellectuals such as Carter G. Woodson, WEB Dubois and Alain Locke.   Read  more . . .

Weekly List for January 17, 2014

Two featues this week:

Jackson, Sullivan and Richie Jean, House, in Dallas County, Alabama:
The building was a strategy center for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during the Selma Civil Rights Movement, 1958-1965. Read more . . .

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Stamper, Hiram and Art, House, in Knott County, Kentucky:
is significant as the home of two master fiddlers, Hiram Stamper (1893 - 1992) and Art Stamper (1933-2005). Hiram Stamper was a well known fiddler within traditional Old Time Music. Art Stamper learned Old Time fiddling from his father, and contributed greatly to other forms , including Bluegrass Music, and Mountain Music, Read more . . .

Weekly List for January 10, 2014

Windsor Park Historic District, Brunswick, Georgia
The Windsor Park Historic District Is significant In the area of architecture for its good, intact collection of house types and styles found in middle-class neighborhoods in Georgia from the 1920s through the 1960s. In the area of community planning and development. Windsor Park is significant because It represents an early planned picturesque subdivision In Brunswick. It retains the historic layout of streets and lots, which was a departure from the gridiron pattern that had dominated Brunswick's previous development. Read more . . .

Weekly List for January 3, 2014

Three Hills, Warm Springs, Virginia
is significant for its association with nationally-renowned author Mary Johnston, who had the house built in 1913 as her private residence. Johnston, the first best-selling novelist of the 20th century, was best known for her popular historical romances featuring heroes and heroines of colonial Virginia.
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