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415 M Street: The History of a Dynamic Neighborhood, Told in One House

415 M Street: The History of a Dynamic Neighborhood, Told in One House
Explore the multi-layered history of the unassuming 415 M Street NW in Washington, D.C.

[Preservation Tips & Tools]  How to Designate a Historic Place in Your Community

[Preservation Tips & Tools] How to Designate a Historic Place in Your Community
Want to designate a local historic place? Learn how to navigate preservation ordinances and commissions with confidence.

Saving Lincoln Center: An El Paso Community’s Effort to Protect its Heritage

Saving Lincoln Center: An El Paso Community’s Effort to Protect its Heritage
Members of the El Paso Chicano community are fighting to save the Lincoln Center from demolition.

CityLove: Meet Seattle

CityLove: Meet Seattle
Learn how Seattle's "anchors of authenticity" make it a case study for creative placemaking.

Help Save Our National Treasures

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National Treasures are historic places that tell the American story – and they need your help. From beloved schoolhouses to inspiring monuments, from ancient sites to modern masterpieces, thousands of these icons are endangered as never before. Join our National Treasures campaign and help us save these irreplaceable gems. Learn more about National Treasures ››