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Journey Through History

Journey Through History

Take a journey through hometown history with architecture Sometimes we take it for granted that where we live has always been more or less the same. But from the smallest village to the largest city, change happens constantly; nowhere is quite the same as it was 50, 100, or more years ago. Most places have…

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Architectural Staycation

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Travel the World through Architecture The holidays are over and your summer tan is a distant memory. It probably feels like time for a vacation! But travel is difficult right now, so that weekend in Paris might have to wait. Why not (safely) explore hidden gems you can find right in your own town or…

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The Other President’s House in Albemarle County

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by Tom Seabrook Welcome to Nest’s Historic Highlights. In this series, we delve into tidbits of history, architecture, and lore that hide in plain sight in the Charlottesville area. The estates of the two early presidents who called Albemarle County home are very well known. James Monroe’s Highland has been the scene of exciting archaeological…

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At-Home Explorations: Museums and More

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One of the reasons we love our Nest communities is the abundance of museums. They bring art, science, and history to locals and visitors alike. Many institutions offer online alternatives to physical tours, so you can expand your mind from home even if you can’t visit your local museums in person. Here are some of…

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The History of Design

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Have you ever looked at something on your home and wondered, why is that even there? Where did it come from? Why the heck do we call it that? Let’s explore the inspiration behind classic architectural features you might run across in your town…or even in your own home. Read on to learn more, then see if you can spot…

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