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“Flood in the Desert” Explores the Deadly St. Francis Dam Disaster

American Experience shares a story of hubris, power and the unending quest to bring water to Southern California
By Christina Zeiders

How architectural tools with a cosmic twist help strengthen old Pittsburgh homes

Five-pointed, colorful metal stars that are fastened to the exterior of many of Pittsburgh’s old, brick houses are important anchors that reinforce bowing brick facades.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

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Building Notre Dame

By Fred Vigeant/WITF

Philadelphia’s Christ Church preserves historic steeple

A centuries-old artifact of architectural, church and American history is being restored.

By Kimberly Paynter/WHYY

At an Elkins Park synagogue, celebrating 60 years in one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s last buildings

The building is part of an artist commission for its anniversary.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY