Disclaimer: Some images contain mature content. Every spring over 20,000 runners gather at the east end of Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia to participate in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k. Spectators line the wide grassy medians to cheer on the runners while enjoying live music and beautiful scenery. The course spans the length of Monument […]
Preservation vs. Growth
Updates from a summer researcher: Ruth Blair Moyers, Masters of Architecture candidate at MIT Preservation is not only a question of history but it is also a topic that deserves attention from the fields of architecture and urban planning. Historically, when architecture overlaps with the field of history, it is through historic preservation of buildings […]
Preserving Fairfield from the Ground Up!
Last week we hosted our second Adventures in Preservation (AiP) workshop of 2017 and made great progress at Fairfield Plantation. We opened a new excavation block on the south end of the house foundation, and continued work around a collapsed chimney that we’ve been excavating for the past two summers. The AiP participants (aka “Jammers”) started […]