The Magazine Antiques - Most Recent Preservation Posts The most recent posts for in Preservation. http://www.themagazineantiques.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:22:04 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 The Salon Doré reopens at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/preservation/2014-04-01/salon-dore/ <p>A room with a long and busy history, most of which has now been un&shy;covered by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco's team of curators, architectural historians, and restorers&nbsp;</p> ANTIQUES Staff Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0100 The Deerfield Inn reopens http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/preservation/2013-11-05/the-deerfield-inn-reopens/ <p>The changes that the inn's owners have embraced in the wake of a disaster signify their commitment to the idea that a respect for history is entirely compatible with contemporary life.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> ANTIQUES Staff Tue, 05 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Saving the Ark: Chicago’s grand synagogue Agudas Achim http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/preservation/2013-10-08/agudas-achim/ <p class="MsoNormal"><span class="A3"><span>Closed and for sale, this&nbsp;</span></span>important early twentieth-century Chicago synagogue, needs significant restoration to welcome worshipers once again.</p> ANTIQUES Staff Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 For the love of architecture http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/preservation/2013-10-08/american-folk-art-museum/ <p>Call it cultural vandalism: The case against the Museum of Modern Art's plan to raze the former building of the American Folk Art Museum designed by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien and completed in 2001.</p> ANTIQUES Staff Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Take care of this house: The Stanton-Davis homestead, 1670 http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/preservation/2013-10-08/stanton-davis/ <p>In 1670 Thomas Stanton, a native-born Englishman who learned the Algonquin language and became a celebrated translator, negotiator, and friend of both Native American tribes and colonists, built a handsome wood-shingled house near Stonington, Connecticut.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> ANTIQUES Staff Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Monticello: Original colors and a broader historical context http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/preservation/2013-03-01/monticello-1/ <p>It "shines alone in this secluded spot."&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Susan R. Stein Fri, 01 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0100 Great Estates: Gunston Hall in Mason Neck, Virginia http://www.themagazineantiques.com/news-opinion/preservation/2011-10-18/great-estates-gunston-hall/ <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size: small; font-family: Times New Roman; color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman';"><span style="color: #000000;">Down a paved road lined with double rows of Black Heart cherry trees stands Gunston Hall, the elegant yet practical residence built by the celebrated statesman and fourth-generation Virginian George Mason (1725-1792).<span style="mso-spacerun: yes;">&nbsp; </span></span></span></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Danielle Sonnekalb Tue, 18 Oct 2011 00:00:00 +0100