Ever see a beautiful old house put to the wrecking ball? It makes me cry every time I do, and not just because I'm always sad to see the destruction of something old, gorgeous, and imbued with decades or centuries of history. It's also tragic because of what it often represents: a huge waste of totally recyclable material that could be repurposed in other construction, allowing the house to live on while making way for new construction.  See full article.

  Ever see a beautiful old house put to the wrecking ball? It makes me cry every time I do, and not just because I'm always sad to see the destruction of something old, gorgeous, and imbued with decades or centuries of history. It's also tragic because of what it often represents: a huge waste of totally recyclable material that could be repurposed in other construction, allowing the house to live on while making way for new construction.  See full article.