Insights by Christina Slattery

Celebrating mid-century architect Donald Wexler
Celebrating mid-century architect Donald Wexler

If you are a fan of the style of Mad Men, I encourage you to check out Donald Wexler’s designs.

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Getting the word out about bridges
Getting the word out about bridges

State departments of transportation are obliged to engage the public in decisions about historic bridges, and other cultural resources, under the requirements of Section 106.

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Interested in purchasing a former missile site?
Interested in purchasing a former missile site?

At Mead & Hunt, we have a soft spot for missile sites. About 10 years ago we worked on a memorable project for the National Park Service

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The future of the past: 3D printing and robots
The future of the past: 3D printing and robots

While the title sounds like science fiction, advances in 3D printing and robotics provide real possibilities for constructing bridges and other types of public infrastructure.

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NPI offers seminar on historic bridges
NPI offers seminar on historic bridges

The National Preservation Institute is offering a new 2-day seminar, “Historic Bridges: Management, Regulations, and Rehabilitation.”

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Never too young: Cultural resources awareness
Never too young: Cultural resources awareness

Iowa and Delaware DOTs are working with youth to create a greater awareness of our valuable cultural and environmental resources.

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Common bridges tell complex postwar story
Common bridges tell complex postwar story

Following World War II, the U.S. experienced dramatic changes that would forever shape our culture, landscape and history. Suburbanization, advances in technology and materials, a new interstate highway system and a rise in consumerism all shaped the post-war landscape.

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Technology and cultural resources management
Technology and cultural resources management

Two more states join the growing number that provide an interactive portal for agencies, consultants, and the public focused on historic resources.

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Society for Industrial Archeology call for papers
Society for Industrial Archeology call for papers

The Society for Industrial Archeology (SIA) invites proposals for papers and poster displays to be presented at their 44th Annual Conference in Albany & the Hudson-Mohawk Region of New York on May 30, 2015.

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Discover Minnesota’s historic bridges
Discover Minnesota’s historic bridges

Minnesota Department of Transportation recently enhanced its website on historic bridges to include more photographs, background data and history. The site features more than 200 historic bridges.

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