Commentaries

Community

Libraries at the Heart of Our Communities
Wayne Senville, Planning Commissioners Journal, No. 75, Summer 2009.

Economic Development

Economics, Sustainability & Historic Preservation
Donovan D. Rypkema, National Trust Annual Conference, October 1, 2005.

Reviving the Homegrown Economy
Stacy Mitchell, Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Historic Preservation Conference, Rutland, VT, May 2002.

Endangered Vermont 2004

Endangered Vermont: Compromise Will Produce a Great Solution
Paul Bruhn, Executive Director of the Preservation Trust of Vermont, May 2004.

Endangered Vermont?
Tom Slayton, Editor of Vermont Life Magazine, 2004.

A Wake-Up Call on Wal-Mart
Chester H. Liebs, landscape historian, professor emeritus of history at UVM and founding director of the University's Historic Preservation Program, 2004.

Endangered Places
Jay Parini, poet, novelist, biographer and professor at Middlebury College, 2004.

A Plan for Sensible Development
Sabina Haskell, Editor, Bennington Banner, 2004.

Protecting Vermont’s Integrity
David A. Donath, Woodstock Foundation.

Doing It Vermont's Way
Paul Bruhn, Rutland Daily Herald.

Green Preservation

Historic, Green and Profitable
by Donovan D. Rypkema, Traditional Building Conference, Boston, March 8, 2007

Historic Preservation

Giving History a Hand
R. Tasha Wallace, Commissioner, Department of Labor and Industry, State of Vermont, November 2002.

Historic Preservation Tools: the Cutting Edge
Richard Moe, President, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Historic Preservation Conference, Brattleboro, VT, May 2001.

What is Historic Preservation?
Paul Bruhn, The Preservation News, 1981.

People in Preservation

In Memory of Bob Sincerbeaux, 1913-2000
Paul Bruhn, December 2000.

Preservation Projects

The Socialist Labor Party Hall
Carol Maurer, September 2001.

The Preservation Trust of Vermont

The Preservation Trust of Vermont’s 20th Anniversary Celebration
Ellen McCulloch-Lovell, September 10, 2000.

Smart Growth

Vermont Can Lead the Nation in Responsible Growth
Thomas Hylton, Burlington Free Press Commentary, 2003.

Vermont

Why Visit Vermont Downtowns?
Paul Bruhn, Executive Director of the Preservation Trust of Vermont.

Sense of Place
Tom Slayton, Editor of Vermont Life Magazine, Historic Preservation Conference, Rutland, VT, May 2002.

Keeping What Makes Vermont Special
Paul Bruhn, Executive Director, Preservation Trust of Vermont, March 2001.

Is the Vermont We Loved Destined to be History?
Chester H. Liebs, Historic Preservation Conference, Vergennes, VT, May 2000.

Vermont Public Radio Commentaries by Chester Liebs

Author, and observer of the everyday landscape, Chester Liebs is Professor Emeritus of History and Founder of the Historic Preservation Program at the University of Vermont. Here he shares his sage point of view on our heritage and the cultural landscape.

Wal-Mart

When a Giant Retalier Moves on, it Leaves its 'Big Box' Behind
Stacy Mitchell, New Rules Project for the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, March 2001.

Wal-Mart in VT: An asset, if . . .
Paul Bruhn, The Burlington Free Press.