Old House Love: Ditch The Chemical Floor Finishes

Nat explores wood finishes using a domestically-made, zero-VOC linseed oil-based varnish for some 1895 hardwood floors.

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Dubuque’s Eagle Point Park: Alfred Caldwell’s Unsung Masterpiece

Nat tours Eagle Point Park with Dubuque city planner Chris Olson and Heritage Works’ Duane Hagerty.

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The Record Store Slash Venue: A Quaint, Necessary Reminder of Pre-COVID Times

In St. Paul, after imaging Afro Deli, I stopped into Eclipse Records, a mainstay of the Twin Cities retail music

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Detroit Fairgrounds Site: Alternatives to Permanent, Monumentally Bad Decisions

The State Fairgrounds site is centrally located, and it’s huge. Too huge to make some monumentally bad decisions about permanently turning it into a Shelby Township-style strip mall.

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Tour of Ford’s Michigan Central Station Project

Michigan Central Station, the iconic, hulking, centenarian structure that has sat vacant for decades, is perhaps the flagship redevelopment project

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Trillion-Dollar Company: “Have You Considered Doing A Free Internship?”

Someone from one of the world’s largest corporations suggested that maybe my best bet is to do an unpaid internship. We’re still doing that in 2020?

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