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Belmont College: Learning by Doing

Thinking about working in historic preservation, traditional building, or the trades? All of the above? Consider the award-winning Building Preservation & Restoration (BPR) program at Belmont College, in St. Clairsville, Ohio. The curriculum combines theoretical knowledge, hands-on skills training, and a passion for craft. The technical side of preservation is presented along with traditional trades (working with glass, wood, windows, plaster, and so on).

Christie’s Wood and Glass

Christie’s Wood and Glass is where all the details of art, design, technology, skill, knowledge, and experience culminate in a product that you will enjoy throughout your lifetime.

2023 Renovation LookBook

Our all-new “bookazine” features hundreds of hard-to-find items for every style & era, PLUS editorial extras: shop tours, renovation advice, inspiring house tours, plus kitchens and baths.

An Enduring Legacy: Peabody & Stearns

If H.H. Richardson and McKim, Mead & White hadn’t been their contemporaries, the prolific Boston architectural firm of Peabody & Stearns arguably would be more famous. It may also be that they designed fewer public buildings and many of those no longer stand. The partners are celebrated for their brilliant designs for residences and resort architecture—including Pierre Lorillard’s The Breakers, in Newport, Rhode Island, and, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Kragsyde, the stunning seaside home of George Nixon Black, which was razed in 1929.

Old-House Journal Magazine is 50 Years Old!

The national magazine that started as a newsletter for Brooklyn brownstoners, in 1973, is about to celebrate a milestone birthday. Over the past 50 years, Old-House Journal has prospered and even spawned such spin-offs as Old-House Interiors, Arts & Crafts Homes, Early Homes, and the Renovation Lookbook.

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