In 2001, the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) was contemplating the future of 11 schools built between 1907 and 1932. Some had not served as schools since the 1970’s while others where scheduled to close that year. The school closings are due to consolidation, declining enrollments, shifting populations, duplication of schools after integration, poor condition or too small acreage. In 2005, the APC added 5 schools to this list.
"Spindrift", 1805, a historical gem, for sale or available for moving. This one must be saved. 19 Old Wharf Road, Chatham MA.
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North Falmouth developer Warren E. Dalton Jr. sold the historic Nimrod property on Dillingham Avenue to East Falmouth-based Pinsonneault Builders in April.
Mr. Dalton of Chappy, LLC, who purchased the property in 2013 and had proposed creating a mixed-use development on the site, said Tuesday, August 21, he had been working with Pinsonneault Builders on the project before deciding to sell to them.
T & D Land LLC of Mt. Angel purchased the farm for $1.1 million, according to Marion County Assessor's property records. Thomas Fessler, from a well-known family that operates a nursery business, is listed as the principal. The house, on a separate 2-acre tax lot, has been vacant ever since.
Without restoration, the Falmouth Preservation Alliance warns that the poor house could soon be no more. Members of the alliance called for a proper restoration of the Edward Marks Jr. Building, the former town poor house and oldest municipal building in town, at the Monday, March 25, board of selectmen meeting.
The Caleb Prouty House is a historic, early 19th-century Greek Revival home tucked behind Cromwell Lane in downtown Vineyard Haven, eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic places and determined by the commission to have significant historical value.
The historical commission, in the midst of an effort to promote historical districts that could preserve the town's built heritage, faced another request to demolish a part of that heritage last week. The board imposed a one-year demolition delay on the 1810 Alice Collins Hanvey house at 21 Great Oak Rd. in East Orleans. Members did the same for the historic Kendrick-Sparrow House more than a year ago, but that building was later demolished.