Kim A. O'Connell

Kim A. O'Connell is an award-winning journalist who writes frequently about the natural and built environments. Her work has appeared in Babble, Preservation, National Geographic News and the Washington Post.

Designing a City for the Deaf

A university in Washington, D.C., is developing a model for how urban spaces can better serve the deaf or hard of hearing.

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?