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Stories with subject: Architecture
  • Carriages that carried kings get 21st-century home in Lisbon 
    Updated: May-22-15 8:57 am

    LISBON, Portugal - One of Lisbon's most popular tourist attractions has a new home for its 110th birthday. But what's on display inside has been turning heads for centuries.

  • Guesthouse designed by Frank Gehry sells for $905,000 
    Updated: May-20-15 2:49 am

    OWATONNA, Minnesota - A Minnesota guesthouse designed by architect Frank Gehry that was once valued at $4.5 million has sold for $905,000 at auction in Chicago.

  • Historic Indiana home designed by Wright protege to be moved 
    Updated: May-18-15 4:01 am

    EVANSVILLE, Indiana - A small, historic home in southwestern Indiana that a protege of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed will be moved to the University of Evansville's campus and restored.

  • Former architect becomes award-winning middle school teacher 
    Updated: May-15-15 9:35 am

    KEARNS, Utah - In Chris Humbert's classroom at Kearns Junior High, the walls and tables are lined with models of futuristic cities and windmills made out of cardboard, straws and plastic cups.

  • W.Va. high school captures preservation project on film 
    Updated: May-10-15 9:52 am

    GLEN DANIEL, West Virginia - Liberty High School ninth-graders have gathered footage and produced a short documentary to help archive and illustrate a preservation project in Helen that could serve as a model for historic preservation groups across the state.

  • Vanishing barns: Sussex losing part of farming heritage 
    Updated: May-10-15 9:40 am

    SUSSEX, Delaware - When a recent arson destroyed a historic barn in Lewes, the devastating blaze focused attention on Sussex County's vanishing agricultural architecture.

  • Volunteers work to save century-old Bloomington parsonage 
    Updated: May-08-15 8:41 am

    BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Bethel AME Church had a demolition permit in one hand and the funds to do it in the other. The 1910 cottage located immediately north of the church had been home to pastors for decades until it fell into disrepair and went unrented for more than 15 years.

  • Johnstown heritage association to revamp flood museum 
    Updated: May-06-15 1:11 pm

    JOHNSTOWN, Pennsylvania - In a year, visitors to the Johnstown Flood Museum could have an unlikely tour guide:?the Rev. David Beale, who was instrumental in recovery efforts during the 1889 flood.

  • Japan prime minister touts economic synergy with US in visit story has photos
    Updated: May-01-15 8:05 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The United States and Japan will work toward strengthened economic ties, including promoting more direct investment in each other's markets and approval of a Pacific trade agreement, officials said Friday.

  • First lady: I "fell in love" with NYC's new Whitney museum story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 6:34 pm

    NEW YORK - Michelle Obama praised New York's Whitney Museum of American Art for its outreach to the community during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the museum's new downtown home Thursday and said she "fell in love" with the Renzo Piano-designed building.

  • Fixit tag for Portland's noted Portland Building: $175M 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 6:35 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - A prominent Portland office tower that attracted national attention for its postmodern design when it was built for $25 million three decades ago is in such poor shape and so obnoxious to the people who work there that city officials want to gut and renovate the building - for an estimated $175 million.