Poor Blaservations! I’ve neglected you horribly in the last few months, even after vowing to keep a regular schedule of updating you.
But here’s the honest truth; I’ve been too busy working in preservation to update in a timely manner. Here is a brief summary of ‘Blaservations 2012’ thus far:
-Generating original research on the 1893 World’s Colombian Exposition for use in a 3D animated Bollywood musical about Swami Vivekananda.
-Launching into historical research of Highland Park, Michigan for eventual publication.
-Working with a writer to develop a narrative around the history of 999 Lake Shore Drive, designed by Benjamin Marshall in 1911.
-Managing a survey of over 1,300 Postwar houses in East Oahu for the Hawaii State Historic Preservation Division.
-Researching and writing a National Register Nomination for Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown’s Franklin Court Complex for the National Park Service in Philadelphia.
Woa dude. That’s a whole lot, and I’m not even counting the little week long projects I’ve done between the larger ones. And the year isn’t even over yet.