Sunflower Village Historic District

March 1, 2020 Artist 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.


Sunflower Village was constructed in … Continue reading "Sunflower Village Historic District"

D-Day: Why It Matters

June 6, 2019

As we experience the 75th anniversary of the day the Allied Forces invaded Europe it is worth noting why the day was so vital then and now.  The sacrifices of the men that day were monumental.  According to the U.S. Army, more than 160,000 men crossed the English Channel to five beaches in Normandy, … Continue reading "D-Day: Why It Matters"