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New businesses preserve Easton's history - WFMZ Allentown

Glass Windows - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:04

WFMZ Allentown

New businesses preserve Easton's history
WFMZ Allentown
EASTON, Pa. - Easton is growing once again, and business owners say moving into historic buildings and preserving them was key. Two of the buildings have been standing since the 1900s, but on the inside is a modern look. Another new restaurant, Bayou, ...

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YNDC continues working on its largest renovation project to date - WKBN.com

Glass Windows - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:54

WKBN.com

YNDC continues working on its largest renovation project to date
WKBN.com
“We uncovered some leaded glass windows in the back that were really cool that we didn't expect to find,” Sokol said. “They were original. They were actually covered by stucco on one side and drywall and through the demo, we just happened to find them.”.

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The 1929 Plane-Train Hybrid That Almost Was - Atlas Obscura

Glass Windows - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:02

Atlas Obscura

The 1929 Plane-Train Hybrid That Almost Was
Atlas Obscura
George Bennie wanted to revolutionize transport. In 1920, while examining an early engine, he decided that trains would move more efficiently if they abandoned coal power for propellers. Further: he wanted this new vehicle to ride above the ground, so ...

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'Skybreaking' offers virtual reality view of new downtown Houston tower - CultureMap Houston

Glass Windows - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 08:22

CultureMap Houston

'Skybreaking' offers virtual reality view of new downtown Houston tower
CultureMap Houston
Much of the virtual reality view concentrated on the lobby area, which features floor-to-ceiling glass windows to allow in a lot of natural light, a two-level atrium with retail space and a chef-driven restaurant, and a tiered-step gathering area that ...

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Mining City History: St. John's Episcopal Church survived fire - Montana Standard

Glass Windows - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 05:07

Montana Standard

Mining City History: St. John's Episcopal Church survived fire
Montana Standard
Other stained glass windows at St. John's point to the connections between the secular world of Butte and the church. The window with a miner, hard hat, and carbide lamp in stained glass is dedicated to Francis Andrew Thompson (1879-1951), a member of ...

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Call Box: The Floridan had air conditioning, big-game trophies and hand-cranked elevators - Florida Times-Union

Glass Windows - Mon, 06/26/2017 - 02:34

Florida Times-Union

Call Box: The Floridan had air conditioning, big-game trophies and hand-cranked elevators
Florida Times-Union
To the right is the desk and hotel office… a broad, white-marble counter supporting mahogany and plate glass windows and frames, while the general furnishings of the office harmonize in detail with the outer arrangement.” An early postcard listed its ...

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Ishpeming highlights its history - UpperMichigansSource.com

Glass Windows - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:54

UpperMichigansSource.com

Ishpeming highlights its history
UpperMichigansSource.com
"People would use the stained glass windows, other religious art, and symbols in the church to help explain the faith." Other places on the tour included Anderson Block, Monitor Block, the Ishpeming Fire Hall, and the Maurice House on N. Third Street.

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More architectural gems in the QC - Quad-Cities Online

Glass Windows - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:24

More architectural gems in the QC
Quad-Cities Online
The home included marble fireplaces, marble and hardwood floors, ornate ceilings, paneling made from different woods, crystal chandeliers and lead glass windows. A grand staircase on the south side of the house leads through a terraced, landscaped ...

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Northern Indiana Church Sustains $50K in Vandalism Damages ... - U.S. News & World Report

Glass Windows - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:25

WANE

Northern Indiana Church Sustains $50K in Vandalism Damages ...
U.S. News & World Report
HOWE, Ind. (AP) — Vandals who broke into a northern Indiana church caused about $50000 in damage to stained glass windows, furniture and equipment.
Sheriff: LaGrange Co. church burglarized, $50,000+ in damages ...WANE

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This Historic Highland Park Mansion Brings Back the Jazz Age - PaperCity Magazine (press release) (blog)

Glass Windows - Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:06

PaperCity Magazine (press release) (blog)

This Historic Highland Park Mansion Brings Back the Jazz Age
PaperCity Magazine (press release) (blog)
The 1920 build has that romantic Jazz Age look with its red tile roof, stunning stained glass windows, arched door, and twin lanterns. What is it about a home from the '20s that makes it so alluring? Perhaps dramatic details like the double decker ...

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Randall: The Presbyterian church fire of 1947 - Auburn Citizen

Glass Windows - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:34

Auburn Citizen

Randall: The Presbyterian church fire of 1947
Auburn Citizen
Last month we wrote about the Burritt Opera House fire in 1935. Fast-forward 12 years, and another devastating fire took place practically next door at the Presbyterian church. This conflagration occurred in mid-February of 1947, during the winter's ...

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$50000 in damages done in Howe church vandalism - WSBT-TV

Glass Windows - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 19:00

WSBT-TV

$50000 in damages done in Howe church vandalism
WSBT-TV
The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department is working to find who is responsible for damaging the Pretty Prairie United Methodist Church in Howe. Authorities say sometime between Friday night and early Saturday morning someone broke into the church, ...
Sheriff: LaGrange Co. church burglarized, $50000+ in damages estimatedWANE

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Elder Statesman: Doing your best leaves lasting impression - NRToday.com

Glass Windows - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 18:31

Elder Statesman: Doing your best leaves lasting impression
NRToday.com
I remember how beautiful the church was that we went to with stained glass windows. “I loved the way it sounded when cars drove over the rocks and pebbles in the driveway. That was my favorite sound and to this day I still love it. “I loved the stairs ...

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Newly restored Cathedral of St. John's reopens in Paterson - NorthJersey.com

Glass Windows - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 13:50

NorthJersey.com

Newly restored Cathedral of St. John's reopens in Paterson
NorthJersey.com
They gazed at the refurbished stained glass windows and the steepled archway that towered over the altar and housed the tabernacle. However, in The Most Reverend Joseph Arthur Serratelli's opinion, the awe was derived from those who filled the newly ...

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VERIFY: Do emergency tools used to break windows work on all ... - THV 11

Glass Windows - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 13:37

THV 11

VERIFY: Do emergency tools used to break windows work on all ...
THV 11
Many people have emergency hammers and similar tools just in case they need to break car windows in an emergency situation but the KHOU 11 Verify team ...

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VERIFY: Do emergency tools used to break windows work on all vehicles? - First Coast News

Glass Windows - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 12:23

First Coast News

VERIFY: Do emergency tools used to break windows work on all vehicles?
First Coast News
Experts say having laminated glass windows also reduces break-ins, improves fuel efficiency, and minimizes exposure to UV rays. To find out what kind of glass is in your vehicle, check the sticker located in the corner of each window. It will say ...

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Old style at a new church: German stained-glass masterpiece harkens to state's heritage - Lincoln Journal Star

Glass Windows - Sat, 06/24/2017 - 04:00

Lincoln Journal Star

Old style at a new church: German stained-glass masterpiece harkens to state's heritage
Lincoln Journal Star
About a decade later, Franz Mayer was commissioned to create an elaborate set of stained-glass windows for Omaha's St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, most notably the strikingly modern "Good Samaritan on the Battlefield," reminiscent of World War I ...

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VERIFY: Do Emergency Tools Used To Break Windows Work On All ... - WFMY News 2

Glass Windows - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:04

WFMY News 2

VERIFY: Do Emergency Tools Used To Break Windows Work On All ...
WFMY News 2
One of the tools many people keep in their vehicles for emergency situations is an emergency hammer that is used to break glass windows. But does it work on ...

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Customers Go to New Factory Window Sales, Inc. for New Windows & Siding This Summer - Digital Journal

Window Installers - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:08

Customers Go to New Factory Window Sales, Inc. for New Windows & Siding This Summer
Digital Journal
On top of being the best window installers in the area, New Factory Window Sales, Inc. is also efficient at installing vinyl siding. They know how important it is for the outside of a home to look appealing, and that is why they provide several colors ...

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Vintage and modern leaded glass - The Herald-Times (subscription)

Glass Windows - Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:00

The Herald-Times (subscription)

Vintage and modern leaded glass
The Herald-Times (subscription)
We've all seen extraordinary stained glass windows in churches, museums and some friends' homes. Art nouveau and art deco style homes and public buildings from the late 19th and early 20th centuries often featured colorful leaded and beveled glass ...

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