Tag: Historic Preservation

“The Workingmen’s Colony”: Labor Conflict and Historic Preservation in Campbell, Ohio

Kaeleigh Herstad , October 9th, 2018

In August, I visited the town of Campbell, a former hub of Ohio’s steel industry. Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company established operations there in 1902, on the banks…

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The Temple of Heaven | 天壇 (12/8)

Jason Baird Jackson , January 3rd, 2018

This briefer note is the second on our recent trip to China. The context for this travel will come (I hope) a few posts down the road. For…

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Marktown: Industrial Heritage at Risk

Kaeleigh Herstad , April 25th, 2017

I finally got to visit the planned worker community of Marktown in East Chicago this weekend. In 1917, industrialist Clayton Mark hired famed architect Howard Van Doren Shaw…

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Don’t Miss the Great Mathers Museum Building Debate

Jason Baird Jackson , September 6th, 2016

Built in the early 1980s, the Mathers Museum of World Cultures building is an example of Brutalist architecture, a modernist style reviled by some and revered by others….

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