Next to the Houses of Parliament, the tower that houses the enormous bell has been undergoing renovation since 2017.
A fledgling preservation group is urging the restoration of the long-suffering memorial lighthouse, but funds are scarce.
Divas hosted debauched salons on them, and a Nobel laureate wrote a novel on one. “They’re a kind of romantic dream,” one well-known writer said. “They’re so much a part of the heritage of Cairo.”
For seven years, a photographer based in Delhi has collected images of ornamental structures known as chabutras. Here are some of his favorites.
Viewers of the Hulu series know it as the Arconia, but the Upper West Side building has a name — and a dramatic story — of its own.
A Los Angeles actor and producer moved across the pond to restore his crumbling ancestral home. But fixing up a 50,000-square-foot manor isn’t easy.
Francis Ouimet, an amateur who improbably won the 1913 U.S. Open at the Country Club, grew up across the street. Now his home will be given back to the game, and the course, that made him famous.
The restoration of a wall painting depicting an idealized Jerusalem is a reminder that the Roman monument, known best for gladiatorial combat, was a sacred Christian space for centuries.
Old Monongahela rye is having a comeback. A distillery road trip tells the story of its fall and rise, with Alexander Hamilton playing the villain.
The Ukrainian city’s distinctive architecture has made it a world heritage site. Its architects are trying to balance aesthetics with sustainability as it prepares for a long war.
The Beaux-Arts interior of the Palace Theater is a protected landmark, so developers had to devise a plan to raise it three stories in their effort to add more retail space.
Tens of thousands of miles of abandoned railroad tracks have been developed into recreational paths since the 1960s. Here are scenic pathways through deserts, valleys, mountain passages and more.
Timothy Godbold, an interior designer based in Southampton, became a Hamptons preservationist after learning that so many modernist houses have been torn down.
A squabble over a new development in rural New York reveals a shifting of priorities among local leaders.
The city of Saint-Louis was shaped by Louis Faidherbe, a French governor who also led brutal military campaigns in West Africa. What to do with his legacy has divided Senegal.
The residents of Mi’ilya long wondered what archaeological treasures lay beneath a crumbling castle. Now, some are excavating their homes to find out.
Companies may have lost their showroom hub, but low rents in Midtown, caused by the pandemic, allowed many of them to relocate.
Royal culture, historic sites and traditional British experiences are catnip to Americans who have missed traveling across the pond. A visitors’ guide.
As is true throughout rural Japan, many of the once-vibrant villages on Honshu’s Kii Peninsula are aging into nothingness.
Cairo’s oldest cemetery is being razed, and thousands of families living amid the grand mausoleums face eviction. “You’re not at ease when you’re living. You’re not at ease even when you’re dead.”
A group has accused the majority-white board that operates the Virginia estate of the nation’s fourth president of thwarting an agreement to share control.
The fight for every single building has taught many Ukrainians to fight for their home, city and country.
Whether at a luxury spa or a more rustic natural environment, a dip in a natural hot springs promises to be relaxing, if not also medicinal. Here’s where and how to get started.
An extravagant conversion is nearly complete on the Old War Office, an Edwardian-era monument to Britain’s imperial past being made into a five-star hotel and high-end apartments.
Shrouded by the pines of Silver Lake, the erotic writer’s minimalist, midcentury residence is a lasting monument to her life and legacy.
According to the National Park Service, some 120 vessels in the United States are designated as national historic landmarks.
Rashid Johnson, Julie Mehretu, Adam Pendleton and Ellen Gallagher are working both to preserve and transform the North Carolina house where she was born.
The new leader of this 2,000-year-old archaeological treasure is examining gender, race and class while using technology to try and save the site from the ravages of climate change.
The country’s vast array of historic buildings, artworks and public squares are an integral part of Ukraine’s cultural identity. Amid the violence of war, many are being reduced to rubble.
Spared direct attacks so far, the city has become a transit point for thousands of fleeing refugees and for men and supplies headed to the front lines.
Princess Rita Boncompagni Ludovisi, formerly Rita Jenrette, is locked in a battle over the estate of her late husband, a Roman prince.
He published “The Widow of the South” to promote his real passion: reclaiming a Tennessee Civil War site’s complicated history.
The development, still under construction, sits on sacred land in Cape Town. But some Indigenous leaders have allied with the developers, prompting a debate over who speaks for First Nations people.
Civilian specialists are tracking the threat to landmarks in Ukraine as the U.S. Army struggles after more than two years to appoint new cultural heritage preservation specialists modeled after the “Monuments Men.”
An elaborate gift from a king to his wife, Villa Lucia has enraptured for decades, and the home’s current inhabitants are continuing the love affair.
As Michoacán’s centuries-old chapels undergo restorations, the buildings raise new questions about how architectural conservation should work — and whom such projects are really for.
The Geller house embodied the optimistic, now-vanished values of postwar suburbia: technological progress and a lifestyle built around children’s needs.
Colby College has acquired two islands off Maine that inspired the first family of American art, and will show newly discovered works that Andrew Wyeth drew in secret.
Despite an ongoing legal challenge, New York City is going ahead with a plan for artwork at a new park that will feature messages of social justice, not the statuary some had sought.
Two of the stations designed by the famed architect more than 100 years ago for the old ‘Consolidated’ railroad have a chance to be transformed for new uses.
A series of incidents in Georgia appeared to be targeting markers dedicated to Black Americans. “This should not be happening,” said Robinson’s cousin.
In “South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation,” Imani Perry straddles genres to find her own — and our — South.
The current owner of the Great Northern has been pushing to demolish the building — possibly the last grain elevator of its type in the world.
On Piel Island, winters are wet, travel is limited, and the solitary pub crowns the landlord king or queen under a shower of beer.
The Deauville Beach Resort played host to The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and John F. Kennedy. But it has been deemed unsafe after years of neglect.
Luxury developments and rising rents have ignited concerns about gentrification and displacement in a district that has long been a sanctuary for minority communities.
If the man is found fit to stand trial, he will face charges that now include terrorism. His lawyers said he would protest with a hunger strike.
In a building that is both a legislative body and a living museum, lawmakers are grappling with how to commemorate an attack whose victims cannot agree on the basic facts of the day.
The 49-year-old man was also accused of housebreaking, theft and contravening state security laws. His lawyer said the suspect was being made a scapegoat for government failures.
A 49-year-old man is facing charges of arson and theft in the blaze, which started Sunday and heavily damaged legislative buildings in Cape Town.