Mastering the Art of Home Restoration: A Julia Child Sequel

By NOAH WEILAND August 7, 2017 WASHINGTON — The house on Olive Street here was Julia Child’s “little jewel,” the first home she owned, the space where she filled the pages of “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.” To...

With Trump on Vacation, a Sprucing Up for the West Wing

A $3.4 million White House renovation will include a new air conditioning and heating system, new cables and wires, fresh paint and new carpets.

A Painstaking Mission to Save Atlanta’s Colossal Civil War Painting

By ALAN BLINDER February 8, 2017 ATLANTA — What, exactly, do you do with a 130-year-old work of art, mythmaking and Civil War history that is longer than a football field, more than 40 feet tall and urgently in need of a new home? This city is finding...