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Spring in Bruges

We had a truly spectacular week in Bruges, where I enjoyed some frog legs, Stella, and a bit of life-changing masonry.

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Fixing fake: Windows

The two-story Georgian Revival was a staple of post-war development in America, and can be found on corner lots in cities and suburbs everywhere.

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A loss of Classical proportions prompts the need for creative blending of the upper window casements and entablature, which, if successful, allows for a more credible tectonic claim.

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Detroit (Essay excerpt)

In 1805, Detroit’s progress was nearly nullified in a city-wide fire. The loss of property quickly spurred a rebuilding campaign that included a plan for the city by Justice Augustus B. Woodward, a friend of Thomas Jefferson deployed to the region to serve as a judge.

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