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Renovation: Everyone’s Doing It | Community and lifestyle

A recent study by House Method, an organization that provides expert research on home service providers to consumers, polled 1,000 American homeowners with experience in home renovation to better understand their feelings about the renovation process and to learn the details of the overall outcome of their project. The remodeling trends that emerged from the …

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The Death of the Dome Building, 1893-1917 | Community and lifestyle

click to enlarge COURTESY SANGAMON VALLEY COLLECTION, LINCOLN LIBRARY The State Fair’s Dome Building, built in Chicago for the World Columbian Exposition, was purchased and reassembled in Springfield. It was a main attraction until it burned down in 1917. The domed building was the focus of the Illinois State Fair for over 20 years before …

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