Hotel Saint Oliver Estate Sale

Hotel St. Oliver Estate Sale, Union Ave., Knoxville, January 2010 The Hotel Saint Oliver, a prominent piece of the Kristopher Kendrick legacy sold recently. A three day estate sale was held to clear out the contents and, judging from the empty or near empty rooms on the final day, it was a success. Near empty […]

Constructive Preservation or Preservatory Construction?

Construction Site, Downtown Montgomery, Alabama During my recent trip to Montgomery I came across a construction site that added a dimension to preservation and development that I could never have imagined. Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) is building a new headquarters downtown. I found it to represent an intriguing concept. It is the building you see under […]