On June 2, 1900, three-year-old John Skelton Williams, whose father was the president of Sea-board Air Line Railroad, celebrated the ongoing construction of the Main Street Station in Richmond, Va., by helping drive...

August 11, 2010

In 1997 a study by the city of Omaha recommended building a new performing arts center to ease the crowded schedule at the Orpheum Theater. The Orpheum itself was in need of renovation, and its acoustics did not...

August 11, 2010

It stands just 660 feet from a major fault line, in a region that experiences dozens of temblors a year. It will face winds that exceed 100 mph and experience typhoon conditions several times a year. The soil it sits...

August 11, 2010

Beginning in 1996, cable television billionaire and philanthropist Alan Gerry purchased the original Woodstock festival field and 1,700 surrounding acres in Sullivan County, N.Y., with the intent to turn...

August 11, 2010

From its humble beginnings as a tiny pharmaceutical college founded by 14 Boston pharmacists, the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences has grown to become the largest school of its kind in the U.S...

August 11, 2010

Newspaper consultants had toldOmaha World-Herald that the most economical plan for finally updating its outdated production facility would be to build in the suburbs, most likely on a site of at...

August 11, 2010


Renderings: Tyler Stanley        
         
         
Tasked with designing a high-performance, modular...



August 11, 2010

Mention of architect Frank Gehry brings to mind his characteristically curving structures — notably the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain; the Experience Music Project in Seattle; and the Ray & Maria Stata...

August 11, 2010