Articles in: Historic Preservation

Tracey Teo
- 2 days 16 hours ago
Nashville’s new National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is “Out of Sight” — at least James Brown seems to think so...
Dallas Carter
- 2 days 23 hours ago
Commercial radio was the bee’s knees across the world in the 1920s. Roughly 60 percent of families in the U.S. owned radios by the mid-1930s....
Dallas Carter
- 6 days 23 hours ago
Originally started as Negro History Week by historian Carter G. Woodson in the 1920s, Black History Month has been nationally recognized by the U.S....
Trista Lutgring
- 1 week 1 day ago
It’s been more than 200 years since Abraham Lincoln spent his youth in the rolling hills of southern Indiana. After all that time, we are still...
Riley Guerzini
- 1 week 6 days ago
January and February have historically been bad months for weather in Tri-State and no, we’re not just talking about ice storms. For this week...
Dallas Carter
- 2 weeks 10 min ago
When it comes to lists, we know our readers can’t get enough of them — from Evansville Living’s annual “Best of the City...
Dallas Carter
- 2 weeks 6 days ago
The date was Feb. 6, 1992. Guests at the Drury Inn (now a Comfort Inn and Suites) at 3901 U.S. 41 N. were preparing for a full day in the city. But...
Riley Guerzini
- 2 weeks 6 days ago
The month of February marks Black History Month, a nationwide commemoration of the notable contributions Black people have made in shaping the...
Dallas Carter
- 3 weeks 2 days ago
In the January/February issue of Evansville Living, we toured the USS LST-325 at 610 N.W. Riverside Drive to give you the inside scoop on what lies...
Trista Lutgring
- 3 weeks 6 days ago
Seventy-three seconds. In that short amount of time after the Challenger space shuttle lifted from the ground at Cape Canaveral, Florida on the...
Riley Guerzini
- 4 weeks 17 hours ago
The World Wars have a special connection to Evansville. Thousands of ammunitions, LSTs, and P-47 Thunderbolt planes were manufactured in the city...
Riley Guerzini
- 4 weeks 2 days ago
Churches have long been a premier attraction of any city, with their remarkable architecture inside and out captivating the gaze of their...
Sharon Corbett Marsch • Edited by Trista Lutgring
- 4 weeks 6 days 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
- 4 weeks 6 days 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
- 4 weeks 6 days 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
- 4 weeks 6 days 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
- 5 weeks 1 min 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
- 5 weeks 19 hours 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
- 5 weeks 1 day 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
- 5 weeks 1 day 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...