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The polychrome painted interior at Lincoln Hall at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been reinstated; the rehabilitation and restoration project has earned a LEED Platinum rating. Photo: Photography by © Read article.



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VOL. 27/NO. 5 October 2014

Table of Contents


Wood Windows:
What Shall We Do with Our Windows?

What's the best technique when it comes to historic wood windows: replace or repair? It seems that there's no clear-cut answer.
By Gordon Bock


"What's an Architrave?"
This question is one of many that will be answered in the new graduate historic preservation program at the Notre Dame School of Architecture.
By Steven W. Semes

Pages from a Sketchbook:
A Model Street for Cities

An urban designer offers pages from a sketchbook and thoughts on creating a successful city.
By Eric Osth, AIA


Preservation and Sustainability in Harmony
Lincoln Hall, a 100-year-old structure at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been rehabilitated and renovated. The process also earned it a LEED Platinum rating.

Historic Building Meets Sun Power
A small, historic building in Deadwood, SD, a town that has been designated a National Historic Landmark District, finds energy savings with solar panels.


New Life for Old Windows
Windows Preservation Standards, edited by John Leeke, and Save America's Windows, by John Leeke
Reviewed by Clem Labine

Read. Learn. Teach.
The Art of Classical Details, by Phillip James Dodd
Reviewed by Alvin Holm


Henry Hope Reed in Philadelphia
By David Brussat


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