May 20, 2008
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, of which I am a member, just released their list of the eleven most-endangered sities in the US.
I will go into greater detail in the weeks to come, but for now will list them and tell what is endangering them.
Abbreviations-- D= Develoment, PPP= Poor Public Policy, DET= Deterioration, N-Neglect.
BOYD THEATER-- Philadelphia-- D, N
California State Parks-- DET, N, PPP
Charity Hospital and Adjacent Neighborhood-- New Orleans-- DET, D, PPP
Great Falls Portage-- Great Falls, Montana-- D
Hanger One- Moffett Field-- Santa Clara County, California-- Det, N
Lower East Side-- NYC-- D
Michigan Avenue Streetwall-- Chicago-- D
Peace Bridge Neighborhood-- Buffalo-- D. PPP, Road Construction
Statler Hilton-- Dallas-- D
Sumner Elementary School-- Topeka, Kansas-- D, N
Vizcaya and Bonnet House-- Miamia and Ft. Lauderdale-- D
The Big Eleven. Save 'Em, Save 'Em All. --RoadDog