Articles in: Historic Preservation

Dallas Carter
- 4 days 4 hours ago
Evansville is a city of national records — from the most LSTs produced during World War II to the home of Indiana’s first on-land casino...
Dallas Carter
- 2 weeks 4 days ago
Established in 1935 by Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Second New Deal, the Works Progress Administration was a Great Depression-era agency that worked...
Dallas Carter
- 3 weeks 4 days ago
For many, warm weather means the return of outdoor concerts and musical festivals. Popular festivals, such as Bonnaroo held in Manchester, Tennessee...
Dallas Carter
- 4 weeks 4 days ago
Spring has arrived in Evansville and that means swimming pool season is right around the corner! While you grab your towels and slap on some...
Dallas Carter
- 5 weeks 4 days ago
Happy Easter! Whether you’re celebrating with delicious food or an overly competitive egg hunt, we hope you enjoy the holiday. Like modern...
Clayton Trutor
- 5 weeks 4 days ago
Considering its size, Evansville has a remarkable record of producing Major League Baseball (MLB) talent. Roughly 50 big leaguers were either born,...
Dallas Carter
- 6 weeks 4 days ago
Founded in 1812, Evansville has a long history of accomplished leaders, including our elected mayors. Counting Mayor Lloyd Winnecke who has served...
Dallas Carter
- 6 weeks 6 days ago
In a way, you can’t think of Evansville and not think of the Lloyd Expressway, the major throughway that connects the East and West Sides. For...
Trista Lutgring
- 7 weeks 4 days ago
Live in the Evansville area long and you’ll quickly find the River City offers some spectacular beauty shots from many points in the city....
Riley Guerzini
- 7 weeks 6 days ago
The city of Evansville enjoys a close and longstanding relationship with its cross-river neighbor, Kentucky. With many Kentucky residents traveling...
Dallas Carter
- 8 weeks 4 days ago
On March 11, 2020, I was sitting on the tan carpet of my grandmother’s living room in southern Missouri when my phone buzzed. It was spring...
Dallas Carter
- 8 weeks 6 days ago
You might live under a rock if you’ve never heard of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams. Despite his untimely death by suicide in 2014...
Riley Guerzini
- 9 weeks 4 days ago
They year of 1920 was monumental for women’s rights. Passed by Congress in 1919 and adopted in 1920 after state ratification, the 19th...
Dallas Carter
- 10 weeks 4 days 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
- 10 weeks 6 days 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
- 11 weeks 2 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
- 11 weeks 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
- 11 weeks 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
- 12 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
- 12 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...