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Re: newspaper buildings

I'm definitely late to this thread, Paula, and you probably also know of this book, but Aurora Wallace's study of newspaper buildings in NYC is excellent. Additionally, you might want want to check out the work of my friend and colleague Carole O'Reilly in the UK. I myself am interested in the interiors of newspaper buildings, specifically newsroom and production spaces, and know more about those -- I'd be happy to help if you have questions!


Will Mari

Re: newspaper buildings

Thank you to all of you for these very helpful suggestions. My project is about the power (and declining power) of newspaper architecture. Several of you noted that many of these historic buildings are being converted into other uses. As a preservationist that makes me happy on one level but I regret what is means for the industry. Thanks again.

Joshua King
Padraig Lawlor

Lawlor on King, 'Imagined Spiritual Communities in Britain’s Age of Print'

Joshua King. Imagined Spiritual Communities in Britain’s Age of Print. Literature, Religion, and Postsecular Studies Series. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $86.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1293-6; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8142-5198-0.

Reviewed by Padraig Lawlor (Purdue University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe