Guatemala (Registration Closed)

Guatemala (Registration Closed)

REGISTRATION CLOSED 10-Day Guided Adventure to Guatemala — in the heart of Central American architecture and culture Guatemala is one of the most diverse and beautiful countries in Central America with an extraordinary landscapes and civilization-spanning culture that reaches back centuries. On this outing, we will explore the best that Guatemala has to offer, including…

Lighthouses of Lake Champlain

Lighthouses of Lake Champlain

Lake Champlain has been called the “superhighway of the 19th century” because of its importance in connecting New York, New England, and Canada.  Ten lighthouses (all still standing) were built by the federal government between 1825 and 1874 in New York and Vermont to guide ships along this 120 mile watercourse. Each lighthouse is unique…

Garden Cemeteries of Albany & Troy

Garden Cemeteries of Albany & Troy

In the lead up to Halloween, we will be exploring another dimension of the built environment — cemeteries.  We’ll trek beyond the Blue Line to experience two beautiful, historic garden cemeteries in Albany and Troy. In the mid-nineteenth century, cemetery design took a picturesque form, with tree-lined, meandering paths, stonework, and curated plantings—these cemeteries were…

Slovakia

Slovakia

September 26 – October 6, 2019 11-Day Guided Adventure to Slovakia — a Hidden Gem of Europe In 2009, Adirondack Architectural Heritage took part in a 10-day hands-on preservation exchange in Slovakia.  Alongside a group of Slovak preservation colleagues, we explored Slovakia’s architecture, landscapes, and unique preservation work.   We were blown away by all we learned,…

Dan Kiley Landscape Architecture

Modern landscape architecture is not commonly associated with the Adirondacks yet notable examples exist here designed by famous American landscape architect, Dan Kiley. A peer of Eero Saarinen and I.M. Pei, Daniel Urban Kiley (1912-2004) was acclaimed for more than 1,000 designs worldwide, including the grounds at the Milwaukee Art Museum, New York’s Lincoln Center,…