Sunflower Village Historic District

Artists rendering of Sunflower Village ca. 1943

The Sunflower Village Historic District was listed in the National Register in 2014 as a rare example of “temporary” war-time housing that was built by the federal government in 1943 and evolved into housing for veterans during the post-war housing shortages.  The property then successfully transitioned into a … Continue reading "Sunflower Village Historic District"

I dream of family history…

January 12, 2020

2019 was a great year for me.  It seemed fast and furious with sixteen preservation projects including cemeteries, downtown districts, schools, apartments, banks and business houses. I get excited when I see the history of a place come alive and it helps me to imagine what life was like on this street, in this building … Continue reading "I dream of family history…"