Madsen residence, 643 East 100 South, Salt Lake City.  24 May 1917

Historic Landscapes Part II: Utah’s Cultural & Historical Landscapes

This is the Part II of a 5-part blog series about historic landscape preservation, you can read Part I here. Because the historical landscape is a direct result of our cultural history and historic interactions with the landscape, the periods of landscape history correlate with significant periods in any given region’s history. In this article we[…]

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The Best Planned City in the World?

Edmund Burke (1729-1797) famously said, “Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.”  George Santayana, (1863-1952) apparently did know history and repeated Burke’s quotation as “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) took exception.  “We’re doomed to repeat the past no matter what. That’s what it[…]