Balancing a City's Past and Future

How can we preserve what makes a place great while allowing it to evolve?

Andrew R. Palewski

The Trouble With Church Preservation

When a religious group wants to sell off its house of worship but historians want to save it, who should decide? 


Why Preservationists Must Be Picky

If we try to save everything, we risk losing our credibility


Can Modern Architecture Ever Gain Favor in Historic Neighborhoods?

The San Francisco Chronicle's architecture critic weighs in on his city's epic preservation battles

Giampiero Riccio

A Fight to Save One of Latin America's Oldest Neighborhoods

In Panama City, a plan to build a marine viaduct around a colonial-era neighborhood has residents up in arms

Flickr/Angela Anderson-Cobb

Detroit's New Bridge Is Going Nowhere

A local billionaire is bent on keeping control of Detroit's main connection to Canada, even if he has to stall the development of a new one indefinitely