The other day, I visited the Ashtabula Towne Square Shopping Center, and was welcomed by grand architecture and a space Continue reading
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Come 2016, the mansion has been brought to an entirely new life and light. Thanks to the work of many teams, friends and family under the care of Arthur and Carol Shamakian, the Steele Mansion has been carefully pieced back to its former glory and opened a world of history to those interested enough to pay a visit.
Welcome to the Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center. The center – built from 1907 to 1909 by architect Louis H. Asbury – was a juvenile correctional facility brought to life as a result of 20 years of organization by white women’s groups in North Carolina.
A section from my book, “Empty Spaces“ A once beautiful middle school now put to ruin. This 3 story, Continue reading