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Coltrane House, Chicago Hospital Called Endangered

WASHINGTON, D.C (AP).- Jazz musician John Coltrane's home on Long Island, N.Y., a cloverleaf-shaped Chicago hospital building and a Pillsbury plant in Minneapolis that once was the world's most advanced flour mill are among America's 11 Most Endangered...

Smithsonian Scientists Find Deadly Amphibian Disease in the Last Disease-Free Region...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Smithsonian scientists have confirmed that chytridiomycosis, a rapidly spreading amphibian disease, has reached a site near Panama’s Darien region. This was the last area in the entire mountainous neotropics to be free of the dis...

The AIA Recognizes 13 Projects with the 2011 CAE Educational Facility...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) has selected13 educational and cultural facilities for this year’s CAE Educational Facility Design Awards. The purpose of the design awards ...

Smithsonian Institution Scientists Discover the Largest Assembly of Whale Sharks Ever...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are often thought to be solitary behemoths that live and feed in the open ocean. Scientists at the Smithsonian Institution and colleagues, however, have determined that this is not necessarily the case, ...

AIA Selects the 2011 Recipients of the Small Project Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the eight recipients of the 2011 Small Project Awards. The AIA Small Project Awards Program, now in its eighth year, was established to recognize small-project practitioners for ...

Cooper-Hewitt Announces Winners and Finalists of the 12th Annual National Design...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will celebrate outstanding achievement in design this fall with its 12th annual National Design Awards program. Today, Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the wi...

After 10 Years, Astronomers Unveil Most Complete 3-D Map of Local...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Yesterday, astronomers unveiled the most complete 3-D map of the local universe (out to a distance of 380 million light-years) ever created. Taking more than 10 years to complete, the 2MASS Redshift Survey (2MRS) also is notable for e...

After 10 Years, Astronomers Unveil Most Complete 3-D Map of Local...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Yesterday, astronomers unveiled the most complete 3-D map of the local universe (out to a distance of 380 million light-years) ever created. Taking more than 10 years to complete, the 2MASS Redshift Survey (2MRS) also is notable for e...

The American University Museum To Show Contemporary Mexican Art

Washington, D.C.- The American University Museum in Washington D.C. presents "Registro 02, Mirar por segunda vez (Record 02: A Second Glance)" from June 4th through August 14th. Organized by the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO), "Re...

Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski on View at KC’s Kemper...

KANSAS CITY, MO.- The exhibition Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski draws together more than thirty significant paintings from public and private collections and highlights important periods and themes from Olitski’s career. This is the ...

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