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on September 13,2010 in Feature

Brutal winter weather, shortages of materials, escalating costs, occasional visits from the local bear population-all these were joys this...

on August 11,2010 in Product Review

The 93-suite Lodge Condominiums at Giant Ridge in Biwabik, Minn., recently converted from a traditional hotel format to a condominium/resort...

on August 11,2010 in Feature
Mid-twentieth-century projects are in a state of limbo. In many cities, safeguards against quick demolition don't even cover “new” buildings built...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
At one time the tallest building west of the Mississippi, the Foshay Tower has stood proudly on the Minneapolis skyline since 1929. Built by Wilbur...
on August 11,2010 in Feature

Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the building's enclosure system. Whether it's via...

on August 11,2010 in Feature
Once an elegant and fashionably trendy locale, the Presidential Hotel played host to the 1928 Republican National Convention where Herbert Hoover was...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
It's early June, in Las Vegas, which means it's very hot, and I am coming to the end of a hardhat tour of the $9.2 billion CityCenter development, a...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
“From eyesore to icon.” That's how Reconstruction Awards judge K. Nam Shiu so concisely described the restoration effort that turned the decimated...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
Chicago's Palmer House Hilton holds the record for the longest continuously operated hotel in North America. It was originally built in 1871 by...
on August 11,2010 in Feature
After his initial tour of the dilapidated 1850s-era Battle House Hotel, Ron Blount, construction manager with Retirement Systems of Alabama, said to...