Articles in: Historic Preservation

Dallas Carter
- 4 days 18 hours ago
A grand building resembling a Greek temple once stood on the edge of Main Street and Riverside Drive. A symbol of security and power, the Old State...
Tracey Teo
- 1 week 11 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
- 1 week 18 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
- 1 week 4 days 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 6 days 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
- 2 weeks 4 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 4 days 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
- 3 weeks 4 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
- 3 weeks 4 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 6 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
- 4 weeks 4 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 5 days 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 6 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
- 5 weeks 4 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
- 5 weeks 4 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
- 5 weeks 4 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
- 5 weeks 4 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 4 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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...