Lauren Walser

Lauren Walser is the Los Angeles-based field editor of Preservation magazine. She enjoys writing and thinking about art, architecture, and public space, and hopes to one day restore her very own Arts and Crafts-style bungalow.

Modernist brick hotel tower with glass and steel rooftop bar and lounge.

What's In the Future for Cincinnati's Modernist Icon?

America’s first International Style hotel was designed by a famed architecture firm in its early years and is filled with art by Alexander Calder, Joan Miró, and Saul Steinberg. Now, local preservationists are rallying to give it a secure future.

A Live-In Library That's All About the American West

An abandoned 19th-century ranch in Colorado is becoming the Rocky Mountain Land Library, “a retreat for learning about real places.”