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Articles in: Historic Preservation

Sharon Corbett Marsch • Edited by Trista Lutgring
- 1 day 22 hours ago
Growing up in Evansville has such great memories for me. I was born here and lived here most of my life. Thinking of highlights of my childhood...
Dallas Carter
- 2 days 1 hour ago
For 30 years, the home at 805 E. Chandler Ave. sat vacant along historic Bayard Park. Nature reclaimed the yard, a large catalpa tree grew inside the...
Evansville Living Staff
- 2 days 3 hours ago
With each passing year, we mourn and celebrate the lives lost of members of the community who made a difference in their places of work, to civic...
Dallas Carter
- 2 days 4 hours ago
Deaconess President Dr. James Porter addressed media and hospital personnel on Dec. 16, 2020, as a small white cart carrying the newly created...
Trista Lutgring, Dallas Carter, and Riley Guerzini
- 2 days 4 hours ago
It was a time of undeniable change. The allies of the U.S. in Europe were at war with the Axis powers. The country continued to reel from a...
Dallas Carter
- 3 days 19 min ago
Yesterday, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America alongside Vice President Kamala Harris, the first woman and...
Riley Guerzini
- 4 days 4 hours ago
Although Martin Luther King Jr. Day was yesterday, you can still celebrate the civil rights icon with a week of virtual learning events through the...
Dallas Carter
- 4 days 4 hours ago
While the world said Happy New Year on Jan. 1, 2021, we also are saying happy birthday to the state of Indiana. It was 205 years ago when a seemingly...
Dallas Carter
- 1 week 2 days ago
Bundled up in coats, gloves, and scarfs, Evansvillians across the city may be grumbling about the cold chill that’s settled in River City in...
Dallas Carter
- 2 weeks 2 days ago
Evansville once had a mayor with an extravagant hobby. This photo from the University of Southern Indiana David L. Rice Library Archives showcases...
Dallas Carter
- 2 weeks 4 days ago
A fascinating city smack in the middle of the country, Evansville has an interesting person, place, and thing for every letter of the alphabet. The...
Dallas Carter
- 3 weeks 2 days ago
Haynie’s Corner Arts District always has been a cultural hub in Evansville. Home to several popular businesses and dining establishments over...
Dallas Carter
- 5 weeks 2 days ago
Tri-State families huddled around their TVs Dec. 14 for another week of Monday Night Football on ESPN. While the crowd watched the Cleveland Browns...
Dallas Carter
- 6 weeks 2 days ago
Main Street is one of many hopping places to be for shops, restaurants, and businesses in Evansville, but many residents will remember a time when...
Philip Hooper
- 9 weeks 5 days ago
If you’re a fan of Evansville’s Riverside Historic District and the old neighborhoods surrounding Downtown, your architectural gaze has...
Dallas Carter
- 9 weeks 5 days ago
Driving along Riverside Drive approaching Downtown Evansville, one enjoys stunning views. Now that scenery includes a 20-foot-tall T-Rex statue....
Trista Lutgring
- 9 weeks 5 days ago
In the late 1930s, Harlem postal worker Victor Hugo Green began a career as a travel agent and set about publishing a travel guide meant to help...
Trista Lutgring
- 9 weeks 5 days ago
The weather could not stop the P-47 Thunderbolt “Tarheel Hal” from coming home Oct. 17, 2020. It took off from Houston, Texas, traveled...
Trista Lutgring
- 9 weeks 5 days ago
A horse of every color beckoned local children to the first carousel that stood on the grounds of Mesker Park Zoo. Built in 1923, the attraction didn...
Elisa Gross
- 16 weeks 3 days ago
You could say Matt Garnett was made for the firefighting life. The Engine 14 captain for the Evansville Fire Department was born at Welborn Hospital...