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  • Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover

    Library officials show off Savage Branch's $6.1M makeover
    The Savage branch of the Howard County Public Library is once again set to become an open book after an extensive renovation designed to modernize the aging facility and highlight a science and technology theme. "The goal was to make this a more open...
  • Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration

    Volunteers help clean up Fort McHenry Wetland while organizers talk Chesapeake restoration
    Discarded bottles, empty bags of chips and errant playground balls littered the shoreline of the Fort McHenry Wetland, a 7.5-acre hub of biodiversity home to hundreds of plant and animal species. "Anything that floats ends up downstream," said Laura...
  • Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation

    Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation
    The renovation of Hartford's XL Center arena presents plenty of challenges: dealing with season-ticket holders whose seats must be moved to make way for new premium boxes; ordering custom-made parts because heating and cooling systems are so old; and...
  • Theater preservationists remember 'visionary' Shepardson

    Theater preservationists remember 'visionary' Shepardson
    Supporters of the renovation of the Wheaton Grand Theater are mourning the loss of a man whose vision guided much of the efforts to preserve the historic movie house and others around the country. Ray Shepardson, 70, of Wheaton, died on Monday night...
  • CTA unveils plans to rebuild Red Line stops

    CTA unveils plans to rebuild Red Line stops
    The CTA today said it is planning to rebuild four North Side Red Line stations from Lawrence to Bryn Mawr. Work on the Lawrence, Argyle, Berwyn and Bryn Mawr stops and accompanying track would begin in 2017 at the earliest, the CTA said. The CTA still...
  • Property of the Week: 1430 Asylum Ave. in Hartford

    Property of the Week: 1430 Asylum Ave. in Hartford
    Take a stately home with an impeccable pedigree and season it with a meticulous renovation. The result honors the history of the property yet offers a comfortable, updated space for contemporary living and entertaining. The white clapboard exterior with...
  • Lowe's settles EPA allegations on lead paint

    WASHINGTON — Lowe's Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint. The settlement, announced Thursday, ended a federal...
  • Northbrook library prepares for $6.7 million makeover

    Northbrook library prepares for $6.7 million makeover
    The Northbrook Public Library is getting ready for a major 11-month-long renovation that will expand and update the building's first floor. "It's definitely very old," said Richard Pugh, 23, a Northbrook resident who visits the library whenever he's...
  • Captain Steele House in Fells Point pays homage to its history

    Captain Steele House in Fells Point pays homage to its history
    If walls could talk, Capt. John Steele, along with two others, would have a tale to tell about the home he built circa 1788 in the Fells Point neighborhood. In Baltimore Heritage's "Baltimore Building of the Week" series, John Breihan wrote about this...
  • O'Hare shows off updated international terminal

    O'Hare shows off updated international terminal
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday unveiled its new $26 million remodeling of international Terminal 5, complete with 24 new upscale retail shops and restaurants, some of which are Chicago originals. Airport officials conceded...
  • Hoover High debuts new track and field

    Hoover High debuts new track and field
    Glendale school officials celebrated the completion of the Hoover High track-and-field renovations last week, ushering in a new era for the school that has finally attained what other Glendale and neighboring high schools have — a level playing...