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- The worst failures of American urban planning
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- Iconic ironmaking furnace stacks of stone
- Once roaring iron furnace or iron forge named towns
- Tuesday tunes: Male solo artists who belong in the Rock Hall of Fame
- Favorite historic trails to hike or bike
- Tuesday Tunes: Women who Belong in the Rock Hall of Fame
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Category Archives: placemaking
In many post-industrial American cities, the legacy of their manufacturing might is too often gradually rusting away or being erased from memory in the hopes that new developments will somehow rekindle a once proud past. As a result, significant aspects … Continue reading
The following list and accompanying photographs identify those iconic ironmaking blast furnace stacks that remain standing in the United States. Most of these monumental structures were built between the 1770s and 1880s. The quality of their construction (mostly with a … Continue reading
Presented below are my eleven favorite “historic” hiking and biking trails that have been visited thus far in the United States. The Iron Ore Heritage Trail in Marquette County, Michigan is my personal favorite, though each of these trails are … Continue reading
If you were of child of the 1960s like me, you probably remember the news accounts about the Cuyahoga River catching fire in Cleveland. Amazingly, that was one of more than a dozen fires that erupted on the Cuyahoga due … Continue reading
The following list identifies the world’s highest skybridges that connect parts of one or multiple buildings. As new skybridges are constructed the list will be updated from time to time. The minimum height above ground for inclusion on the list … Continue reading
Favorite historic mining towns are presented in alphabetical order after the top three, which are immediately below. The list does not include historic mining towns that are now ghost towns. Here are the top three favorites to date: Marquette, Michigan … Continue reading
Before going through the twelve planning lessons listed below, it must be noted that for many years, Marquette has been at the top of my list of favorite cities in Michigan, as well as the at the top of my … Continue reading
Hope you enjoy these theatre photos as much as I have photographing these entertainment venues this past week.
These images are from in and around Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. More to come.