Articles in: Historic Preservation

Jodi Keen
- 4 weeks 6 days ago
Evansville celebrates its LGBTQIA+ community the month of June with festivals, a parade, and Pride events at baseball games and amusement parks....
Riley Guerzini
- 7 weeks 13 hours ago
At first glance, Kori Miller may seem like a product of the West Coast. His laid-back demeanor exudes a smooth, suave disposition. He’s a...
Riley Guerzini
- 7 weeks 13 hours ago
The lifespan of a car often tops out at about 20 years, so it may come as a surprise to see a gleaming 60-year-old auto effortlessly cruising the...
Jodi Keen
- 12 weeks 1 day ago
Pedestrians stroll through the Historic District just south of Downtown Evansville to admire the brick-lined street and grand homes. Thanks to the...
Hannah Nichols and Meghan Stratton
- 12 weeks 6 days ago
Gumbert. Reitz. Koch. Igleheart. Evansville, both past and present, is marked by family names that have impacted our schools, government, roads, and...
Meghan Stratton and Hannah Nichols
- 14 weeks 10 hours ago
Every March, Women’s History Month offers a special opportunity to celebrate generations of women who have strengthened our nation and paved...
Meghan Stratton
- 14 weeks 1 day ago
By advocating for preservation and patriotism, the Captain Henry Vanderburgh Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has...
Dallas Carter
- 14 weeks 1 day ago
From 1924 to 1936, the Colored Speedway Association’s Gold and Glory Sweepstakes was the premier racing event for people of color barred from...
Riley Guerzini
- 14 weeks 1 day ago
Public libraries have long been places for people in the community to gather to interact, learn, and explore — all qualities that supplied the...
Jodi Keen
- 18 weeks 6 days ago
Evansville’s West Side is famous for its steep hills, German heritage, and unique neighborhoods. But while other sections of town developed...
Dallas Carter
- 22 weeks 6 days ago
Gumbert. Reitz. Koch. Igleheart. Evansville, both past and present, is marked by family names that have impacted our schools, government, roads, and...
Jodi Keen
- 25 weeks 8 hours ago
The Old National Bank Tower is no more. Brought to the ground in November 2021 by a controlled demolition fueled by 374 pounds of explosives, the 50-...
Evansville Living Staff
- 25 weeks 5 days ago
 On a drizzling November morning, Evansville bid adieu to its tallest skyscraper and 50 years of memories. Rendered obsolete by changing...
Dallas Carter
- 32 weeks 12 hours ago
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish celebration commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple during the...
Jodi Keen
- 32 weeks 6 days ago
At roughly 7 a.m. this Sunday, Nov. 21, several explosive charges will detonate, and the 18-story tower at 420 Main St. will crumble to the ground,...
Kelley Coures
- 34 weeks 6 days ago
The next time you attend an event at the Tropicana Conference Center on N.W. First Street, turn and look at the flood wall running along the property...
Dallas Carter
- 41 weeks 6 days ago
On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a bill establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday. Celebrated annually on June 19 to remember when the...
Jodi Keen
- 43 weeks 10 hours ago
On a crisp, clear September morning 20 years ago, four planes descended the sky and introduced terrorism to the American mainland. Aside from Japan...
Evansville Living Staff
- 43 weeks 10 hours ago
Starting with its November/December 2001 issue, Evansville Living shared Tri-State residents' stories in a series called “From This Day Forward...
Dallas Carter
- 47 weeks 10 hours ago
Swaying from side to side like the controlled motion of a pendulum, the Ohio River Scenic Railway train peeled away from the Depot in Tell City,...