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Virginia Tech president Charles Steger announced Tuesday that he is stepping down. Steger is scheduled to give the commencement speech at Virginia Tech’s graduation Friday. Steger has been the school’s president since 2000. “When...
The Department of Historic Resources announced the addition of 13 new historic sites to the Virginia Landmarks Register on Thursday. New listings among the 13 include sites in the counties of Amherst, Bath, Giles, Montgomery, Pittsylvania, and...
Tags: Amherst County, Music, Travel, Common, Anglicanism
It's been on the National Register of Historic Places for more than 40 years, but now the Humpback Bridge near Covington is a National Historic Landmark. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made the announcement Wednesday. For many in Alleghany County, it's a...
reporterA place for music, plays and more has landed in Clifton Forge. The Masonic Amphitheatre is beginning to take shape. Virginia Tech architecture students designed and built the facility. Most of the existing facility was assembled in Blacksburg before...
Tags: Blacksburg, Virginia Tech, Arts and Culture
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterWhat if you could step into the body of a person 20, 30 or 40 years older than you? What would it feel like? Architects at one Roanoke firm found out. You see they tried on what's called the Third Age Suit. It was designed in Europe and it's meant...
Tags: Hands, Arthritis, Bunion, Arts and Culture
ReporterThe collapse of Blacksburg High School's gym last year forced the Montgomery County school board to get creative in how it finances two new high schools and renovates a third school all at once. Public meetings Monday afternoon and night explained the...
Jean Nouvel, the French architect, is credited with creating "installations" for the Los Angeles Philharmonic production of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," although "transformations" would be more accurate. Azzedine Alaïa designed the striking...
Design divas and weekend warriors can see what's hot and get expert advice at Fort Lauderdale's Home Design and Remodeling Show on Memorial Day weekend. The annual show, from Saturday through May 27 at the Broward County Convention Center, will...
READER SUBMITTED: Pirie Associates Architects' Renovation Of CT Landmarks' Nathan Hale Homestead Ell Receives AwardCoventryA five-year renovation and addition project of the Nathan Hale Homestead Ell Visitor's Services, designed and orchestrated by Pirie Associates Architects of New Haven, has received the 2013 Connecticut Real Estate Exchange's CREW CT Blue Ribbon Award in...
Photographers, it's time to take your best shots for Orlando's annual Historic Preservation Board calendar. The board has produced this generously sized, black-and-white beauty since 1991 to raise awareness about Orlando's historic resources — our...
DAKOTAS GAS PRICES Gas prices on pace for all-time highs in ND, SD FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Gas prices in the Dakotas are poised to reach all-time highs. Triple A North Dakota spokesman Gene LaDoucer says he expects the state to break the statewide...
The Tyre House, designed by A. Quincy Jones in the 1950s and recently restored by the Silver Lake architecture firm Escher GuneWardena, is a dreamy testament to Los Angeles' age of cool. Step inside the house's expansive, all-white living area and an 11-...
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