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The area around Dupont Circle became one of the places to be  seen for the #lgbt community  in the 70s. 1724 20th St NW was called the Community Building. It was home to many counterculture organizations and was the first home of Lambda Rising -- an important neighborhood gay bookstore and unofficial community center of its own. Photo and info from Rainbow Heritage Network. by savingplaces

The area around Dupont Circle became one of the places to be seen for the #lgbt community in the 70s. 1724 20th St NW was called the Community Building. It was home to many counterculture organizations and was the first home of Lambda Rising -- an important neighborhood gay bookstore and unofficial community center of its own. Photo and info from Rainbow Heritage Network. by savingplaces

Today is the #ICOMOS International Day for Monuments and Sites and the theme is the Heritage of Sport so we're taking a chance to highlight some of our sporty National Treasures. First up is Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson New Jersey. Built from 1932-33 in the Art Deco style Hinchliffe is one of the few remaining stadiums in the country associated with Negro League baseball. In its heyday the stadium hosted professional baseball and football games high school athletic contests auto racing and…

Preserving Negro League History The National Trust for Historic Preservation teams up with New Jersey city officials to revitalize one of the country’s few remaining Negro League stadiums.

A decorated balcony in the historic French Quarter on the building were writer Tennessee Williams once wrote parts of Streetcar Named Desire pictured on Mardi Gras day in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 8 March 2011. Mardi Gras, which translates as Fat Tuesday, ends at midnight tonight in New Orleans, just before Ash Wednesday ushers in Lent.  EPA/SKIP BOLEN

A decorated balcony in the historic French Quarter on the building were writer Tennessee Williams once wrote parts of Streetcar Named Desire pictured on Mardi Gras day in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 8 March 2011

What a beauty! #Repost @that_vast_something: Lodgepole Opera House - Lodgepole Nebraska. Population: 318. Founded in 1867 the history of the town begins with the laying of the Union Pacific Railroad's track across the plains. It followed the Platte River across Nebraska and then went up Lodge Pole Creek valley into Wyoming. The opera house was constructed in 1911. Movies were shown here until 1933. The building was placed on the National Register in 1988. #lodgepole #nebraska #operahouse…

What a beauty! #Repost @that_vast_something: Lodgepole Opera House - Lodgepole Nebraska. Population: 318. Founded in 1867 the history of the town begins with the laying of the Union Pacific Railroad's track across the plains. It followed the Platte River across Nebraska and then went up Lodge Pole Creek valley into Wyoming. The opera house was constructed in 1911. Movies were shown here until 1933. The building was placed on the National Register in 1988. #lodgepole #nebraska #operahouse…

This large Federal-style home on Duke Street is the last remaining structure of Bruins Slave Jail where Joseph Bruin conducted business from 1844 to the onset of the Civil War during which he was held in the Old Capitol Prison in Washington D.C. after fleeing Alexandria. (6/6)  Photo courtesy of @smheffern by savingplaces

This large Federal-style home on Duke Street is the last remaining structure of Bruins Slave Jail where Joseph Bruin conducted business from 1844 to the onset of the Civil War during which he was held in the Old Capitol Prison in Washington D.C. after fleeing Alexandria. (6/6) Photo courtesy of @smheffern by savingplaces

Charleston, South Carolina: Magnolia Plantations, another of my favorite places in Charleston

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Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina. Purple and red azaleas blooming under aged live oak trees dripping with spanish moss. Photo by Dave Allen Photography.

Architectural and interior details of the American Foursquare.

American Foursquare Architecture & Interiors

American Foursquare Architecture & Interiors The epitome of the post-Victorian “comfortable house,” the Foursquare is about dignified self-containment. Wow its nearly identical.

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Love the view #lookingup! #Repost @kmalonefrance: Stairwell at the Hearst Building home of the National Trust's San Francisco field office where some of my favorite colleagues work.  @brobsturner #SanFrancisco by savingplaces

Love the view Stairwell at the Hearst Building home of the National Trust's San Francisco field office where some of my favorite colleagues work. by savingplaces

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