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Articles in: Historic Preservation

Trista Lutgring
- 4 days 13 hours ago
A package deal — when Jill and Tony Hall inquired about the identical homes along East Blackford Avenue in Haynie’s Corner that were for...
Claire Eagle
- 1 week 4 days ago
On Oct. 10, 1979, hundreds gathered on the grounds of the brand new Atheneum in New Harmony, Indiana. In attendance were architect Richard Meier, Lt...
Addison Paul
- 6 weeks 4 days ago
In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has seen various businesses come, go, revamp, start over, and thrive. The R&G Furniture Store...
Stan Schmitt
- 10 weeks 5 days ago
On May 23, 1969, civic and government leaders gathered to dedicate the new Civic Center complex. More than 50 years since that date, the importance...
Trista Lutgring
- 10 weeks 5 days ago
Selling historic homes in Evansville is a far cry from working in computer science — but for Lucas Neuffer, it has been the perfect career path...
Trista Lutgring
- 17 weeks 5 days ago
The collection of historic and vintage Evansville items owned by duo Mark Smith and Eric Schneider has been built by perusing yard sales, auctions,...
Susan L. Bloom and John M. Tallent
- 17 weeks 6 days ago
D-Day — the invasion of France on the beaches of Normandy occurred on June 6, 1944, and was the largest amphibious warfare operation in the...
Trista Lutgring
- 18 weeks 18 hours ago
During the second week of April, Evansville welcomed historic preservation enthusiasts from all over the state for the 50th anniversary of the annual...
Stan Schmitt
- 23 weeks 5 days ago
Outside of the Children’s Room at Willard Library is a display case filled with egg ornaments; all are decades old. They are the work of former...
Elisa Gross
- 23 weeks 5 days ago
A mausoleum on the grounds of a cemetery isn’t the first place one would go to view an impressive piece of art, but that is exactly what can be...
Trista Lutgring
- 23 weeks 5 days ago
In some ways, the small building that stood at 801 E. Walnut Street was a shrine to the hubcaps sold at the business.  Opened in 1978 by Mekki...
Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 33 weeks 4 days ago
City charters and land purchases. War industry and shopping malls. River floods and plane crashes. In its more than 200-year history, Evansville has...
Melissa Roe
- 35 weeks 3 days ago
What started as a small manufacturing business turned into an iconic American image — the Ball mason jar. The Ball brothers — Edmund,...
Trista Lutgring
- 36 weeks 14 hours ago
The adage “There’s no place like home” resonates strongly with Richard Needham. He no longer lives in Evansville, but the Hoosier...
Elisa Gross
- 41 weeks 6 days ago
When Dennis and Marcia Au purchased their Downtown Evansville home on Southeast Second Street in 1998, it was in complete disrepair. After extensive...
Melissa Roe
- 42 weeks 5 days ago
For those on the hunt for a good item to fill your home with a one-of-a-kind story, Salvage Candy is right up your street. Their inventory is...
Trista Lutgring
- 42 weeks 5 days ago
As the turkey and fixings are put away after Thanksgiving, many families dig straight into the Christmas spirit by purchasing one of the most festive...
Trista Lutgring
- 43 weeks 3 days ago
Each November brings about a time of remembrance for those who fought and served in the U.S. armed forces. Throughout Evansville’s cemeteries,...
Stan Schmitt
- 43 weeks 3 days ago
For years Thanksgiving Day has been linked with sports. In Evansville, that has not been an exception. On Nov. 11, 1911, the Courier reported “...
Evansville Living Staff
- 43 weeks 3 days ago
Stanley Madison, founder and chairman of the Lyles Station Historic Preservation Group, recently recieved recognition for his long dedication to the...