This terrazzo ghost sign for Herzog is located at 806 Madison Ave. in charming, sleepy downtown Covington, Kentucky, just across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. Herzog Jewelers still exists, albeit in nearby Fort Mitchell.
Urbanism, Sub-urbanism, and Why I’m Tiring of the Streetcar Debate: interesting thoughts from an Over-the-Rhine neighbor.
Stairways to Stories: Students Trace Steps of History: tracing the history and impact of the approximately 400 public staircases in Cincinnati.
Vent Haven Museum: checking out a little known gem in Fort Mitchell, KY.
Mini Chicago Architecture Tour: exploring downtown Chicago’s architecture and public art.
How Young St. Louis Activists Saved “The Flying Saucer”: an amazing preservation story that ends with Chipotle and Starbucks.
Not All Make the Cut in a City Filled With Landmarks: some of the unusual applications that get reviewed by the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission.