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SCA Weekly News Review: 9/10-9/16/18

SCA Weekly News Review: 9/10-9/16/18

Taking time away from his graduate studies in historic preservation, Jeremy Ebersole recaps this week’s commercial archeology news.
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ALERT: Lucy the Elephant Endangered!

ALERT: Lucy the Elephant Endangered!

Lucy the Elephant is endangered! The City of Margate plans to rezone the property that Lucy lives on and property immediately north of Lucy to allow construction of a hi-rise hotel resort.
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SCA Weekly News Review: 9/3-9/9/18

SCA Weekly News Review: 9/3-9/9/18

Before heading off to Brazil, SCA board member Raina Regan took the time to gather quite a nice collection of offbeat roadside stories.
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Pennsylvania Blobfest Roadtrip: Introduction

Pennsylvania Blobfest Roadtrip: Introduction

This summer, Kevin Patrick, Professor of Geography and Regional Planning at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, led a large group of intrepid SCAers on a three-day roadtrip down the Lincoln Highway to Blobfest and then deep into Pennsylvania Dutch Country. We are publishing Kevin’s tour guide in 3 installments.
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SCA Weekly News Review: 8/26-9/2/18

SCA Weekly News Review: 8/26-9/2/18

SCA president Michael Hirsch curates this week’s news review.
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SCA Weekly News Review: 8/19-8/26/18

SCA Weekly News Review: 8/19-8/26/18

This week SCA board member Emily Taggart curates a cool set of roadside-related news stories, traveling from Spenard Alaska to Miami Florida, and then across the pond chasing a remarkable ghost.
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SCA Weekly News Review: 8/13-8/19/18

SCA Weekly News Review: 8/13-8/19/18

This week SCA Co-VP Jeremy Ebersole shares very exciting news from the Cincinnati hotel that hosted our 40th Anniversary conference, an ode to the beauty of gas stations, analysis of recent efforts to connect Millennials with Route 66, the redevelopment of an iconic LA theater, and more.
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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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