Sneak Peek at Preservation

In the story of Sloss Furnaces, where is the turning point on that continuum from Industry to Art?

Our theory is that it all starts with the Sloss Furnace Association and its grass roots preservation effort that began in 1976.  Among others, Birmingham architect Jim Waters was a big part of that effort. Here is Jim’s son Brad Waters filling us in while he uncovers an archival treasure trove that documents Sloss’ salvation.

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