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Articles in: Historic Preservation

Evansville Living Staff
- 2 days 12 hours ago
From glaciation to a changing river bend, the topography, physiology, and geology in southwestern Indiana is rich to say the least. At surface level...
Elisa Gross
- 1 week 1 day ago
Abraham Lincoln may only have lived in Indiana for 14 years of his adolescence, but the former U.S. president’s impact on the state has been...
Paige Effinger
- 1 week 1 day ago
 Many roads wind through the more than 260 square miles of Vanderburgh County, but these well-traveled paths have seen changes through the...
Trista Lutgring
- 1 week 1 day ago
 There’s a quiet beauty one can find in Evansville’s city cemeteries. Located just off Highway 41 North, Oak Hill Cemetery and...
Paige Effinger
- 1 week 1 day ago
 Evansville answered Uncle Sam’s call during World War II and soon became a hub for the home front efforts. During this time, multiple...
Stan Schmitt
- 10 weeks 1 day ago
Usually referred to as the General Cigar Building, the four-story brick building at the corner of Second and Court streets serves as the home of...
Trista Lutgring & Elisa Gross
- 16 weeks 1 day ago
Religious buildings — among the most historic, architecturally distinguished, lavishly ornamented structures in a community — belong not...
Stan Schmitt
- 16 weeks 3 days ago
Few people on the elevated section of the Lloyd Expressway west of Pigeon Creek realize they are crossing a former lake. Fewer still know of the...
Elisa Gross
- 17 weeks 2 days ago
Jake and Janell Bessler believe it was fate that brought them to their Lincolnshire home. After moving into the house in July 2014, the couple found...
Trista Lutgring
- 21 weeks 2 days ago
 On an unusually warm day in late January, stepping into the Alhambra Theatre located in Haynie’s Corner Arts District is akin to stepping...
Trista Lutgring and Elisa Gross
- 21 weeks 4 days ago
Every city has its hidden spots — artifacts, historic landmarks, little-known events, and secret food items that make up the fabric of a...
Emily Miles
- 26 weeks 3 days ago
On the night of April 4, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy arrived in Indianapolis for a scheduled presidential primary campaign rally. But as he reached the...
Stan Schmitt
- 26 weeks 3 days ago
January 7, 2018, marked the 200th anniversary of the formation of Vanderburgh County. The creation of the county was the result of Warrick County...
Emily Miles
- 26 weeks 3 days ago
Three motorized dollies straddled the centerline of Newburgh’s Water Street one cloudy December morning. On top of the dolly rig was a series...
trista lutgring and elisa grosS
- 44 weeks 10 hours ago
"Based on a true story” is quite the clichéd movie phrase these days, used to pique interest in the latest picture on the big...
Elisa Gross
- 44 weeks 2 days ago
To be a Hoosier is to know and love Abraham Lincoln, and residents of southern Indiana know better than anyone the impact the former president had on...
trista Lutgring
- 45 weeks 11 hours ago
There was a gaping hole in the roof of the building sitting at the corner of Third Avenue and Columbia Street. Abandoned for many years and far from...
Stan Schmitt
- 45 weeks 14 hours ago
In January 1924, as the new Bosse High School on the East Side opened, faculty members petitioned the school board to name the athletic field “...
Stan Schmitt
- 1 year 1 day ago
In northeast Evansville, more than 70,000 residents occupy what 19th century writers referred to as Evansville’s City of the Dead. The current...
Kristen K. Tucker
- 1 year 16 weeks ago
Evansville, Indiana, is a city that likes to dine out. We also like to reminisce about our favorite long-closed eateries. Get your taste buds ready...