News & Advocacy

SCA Weekly News Review: 8/6-8/12/18

SCA Weekly News Review: 8/6-8/12/18

Edited by SCA board member Raina Regan, in this week’s post we tour the Cadillac Ranch, the reopened airplane filling station, landmark signs as suggested by the readers of Atlas Obscura and more.
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Sam’s Park & Shop

Sam’s Park & Shop

Many people are perplexed as to why Sam’s Park & Shop in Cleveland Park is a historical landmark. While it may look like an ordinary strip mall, the Park & Shop was one of the first examples of retail architecture designed around the automobile.
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SCA@Blobfest: A Recap of Our 2018 Event

SCA@Blobfest: A Recap of Our 2018 Event

By Jeremy Ebersol –Another meandering, gut-busting, kitsch-filled SCA mini-conference wrapped up last month as members and friends gathered for “SCA at Blobfest” from July 13-15.
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SCA Weekly News Review: 7/29-8/5/18

SCA Weekly News Review: 7/29-8/5/18

A bright future for Kansas’ old neon signs. Surviving kicks on Route 66. Tail o’the Pup has a new owner. Rock Church buys strip club. And a Wisconsin Dells preview.
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Roadside Roundup | July 2018

Roadside Roundup | July 2018

Roadside Roundup, the SCA’s quarterly e-newsletter, highlight stories of interest from around the web. This issue’s feature story is about Eddie's Service Center in Oakley, Kansas. Send your tips to enews@sca-roadside.org.
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Roadside Roundup | April 2018

Roadside Roundup | April 2018

In each issue of Roadside Roundup, the SCA’s quarterly e-newsletter, we highlight stories of interest from around the web. Send your tips to enews@sca-roadside.org.
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SCA Q&A with Corri Jimenez of Mid-Century Modern Reno

SCA Q&A with Corri Jimenez of Mid-Century Modern Reno

A Colorado based developer has come to Reno and purchased numerous motels for the sole purpose of clearing the land for a future development known as The Fountain District. Reno’s wonderful collection of mid-century motels is now threatened with extinction. Learn how you can help “Keep Reno Neon.”
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How to Save a Roadside Place

How to Save a Roadside Place

Interested in saving an endangered roadside place? Unsure where to start? This guide will start you on your own journey toward saving a meaningful roadside icon in your community.
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Roadside Roundup - Apr 2018

Roadside Roundup – Apr 2018

The April 2018 issue of Roadside Roundup is now posted. It includes:
  • Your invitation to join SCA @ Blobfest 2018
  • SCA consults on Chester Bridge project
  • How to save a roadside place
  • Roadside news
  • And more
Roadside Roundup is a quarterly e-newsletter published by the SCA. It features news, links, articles and more. If
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SCA Roadside Roundup - Dec 2017

SCA Roadside Roundup – Dec 2017

The December 2017 issue of Roadside Roundup is now posted. It includes:
  • News on the April 10-12, 2018 symposium hosted by the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT)
  • SCA Archives update
  • Blobfest update
  • And more
Roadside Roundup is a quarterly e-newsletter published by the SCA. It features news, links, articles and more.
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