News & Advocacy

SCA Weekly News: May 19, 2019

SCA Weekly News: May 19, 2019

For the love of neon! And fast food. And fast-disappearing roadside treasures.
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Albany 30th Anniversary Pop-Up Tour

Albany 30th Anniversary Pop-Up Tour

On May 18, 2019, the Society for Commercial Archeology hosted a pop-up event in Albany, New York. We retraced (more or less) our 1989 tour. Using the original program as our guide, we hopped in our cars, connected via cell phone, and saw what was still there, what had changed and what has disappeared ... adding a few new finds – and
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SCA Weekly News: May 12, 2019

SCA Weekly News: May 12, 2019

Raina Regan gives us this week’s news rundown.
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1120 Central Avenue

1120 Central Avenue

Sunset Bowling Alley
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SCA Weekly News: 5/5/19

SCA Weekly News: 5/5/19

Adaptive reuse, cafe revivals and a neon boneyard are among the news items that captured Michael Hirsch's attention this week.
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SCA Weekly News: 4/28/19

SCA Weekly News: 4/28/19

Even the most creative potato fanatic would have a hard time imagining one that is large enough to sleep in. Not our Emily. Join her for this and four other roadside stories of the week.
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SCA Weekly News: Apr 21, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Apr 21, 2019

Past the golden arches, past the neon lights, past the roadside cottages, to an ancient site. In this week’s news review, Jeremy trips us back 2,000 years.
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SCA Weekly News: Apr 14, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Apr 14, 2019

This week, SCA board member Ronald Ladouceur takes us on a tour of news related to outside - and outsider - art.
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SCA Weekly News: Apr 7, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Apr 7, 2019

Weekly news tour courtesy of Raina Regan (with a Michael Hirsch assist). Why a duck?
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SCA Weekly News: Mar 31, 2019

SCA Weekly News: Mar 31, 2019

This week’s news from the roadside curated by SCA president Michael Hirsch. Always an interesting journey!
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