Seeing the Beauty of Historic West Haven Through the Eyes of Its Architecture – Part 2

A Dry Stacked Stone Wall to Appreciate in Historic West Haven  (The walls) endure in part because a rock is as near a definition of "forever" as exists. Do it right — square, plumb, and well-tied throughout — and the wall will be standing long after you and I and all our other accomplishments and failings are … Continue reading Seeing the Beauty of Historic West Haven Through the Eyes of Its Architecture – Part 2

Seeing the Beauty of Historic District West Haven Through Its Architecture – Part 1

“A place without meaning is no place to be.” Wayne Gerard Trotman I experienced a glorious early spring day on March 9, 2017, while driving through the Historic District of West Haven. I knew the weather was a gift to relish because it would not last. Entering into a quiet world, free of traffic, it allowed me … Continue reading Seeing the Beauty of Historic District West Haven Through Its Architecture – Part 1

Celebrating The Rocky Mount Historic Districts – Why They Are Important

Central City Historic District There is a reason why Rocky Mount's seven historic districts matter. Neighborhoods preserve the historic, architectural, and aesthetic character and heritage of a community. They provide a sense of place and continuity that not only contributes to community pride but to a better understanding of how the future can be shaped. Thus the by-line … Continue reading Celebrating The Rocky Mount Historic Districts – Why They Are Important