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- Sustainability Guidelines Interactive Web Feature Launched
- Nominations for The Goldman Award
- Charles H. Atherton Memorial Lecture at the National Building Museum
Secretary of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, Thomas Luebke, FAIA, will present the evolving role of the Commission of Fine Arts in the context of the artistic, social, and political circumstances that fostered the commission’s creation and the subsequent trends that have informed its decisions.
- Dr. Laurie Ossman Named Director of Museum Affairs at The Preservation Society of Newport County
The Preservation Society of Newport County is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurie Ossman, Ph.D. as its new Director of Museum Affairs.
- Register for APT NYC 2013
Welcome to APT 2013 in New York City, arguably the best place to experience some of the United States' most diverse and exciting historically significant sites. NYC has no less than 112 National Historic Landmarks and over 530 properties on the National Register of Historic Places, so you won't have to look far in the metropolis to find real-world examples of conservation challenges and triumphs.
- Donate to the Richard Family Fund
Bill Richard, a long-time board member and former board chair of the St. Mark's Area Main Street program, lost his 8-year-old son, Martin, in the recent bombings in Boston. His wife and daughter were severely injured. Donate to the Richard Family Fund.
- National Trust's Tom Mayes Among the 2013-2014 Rome Prize Winners
The American Academy in Rome congratulates the winners of the 117th annual Rome Prize Competition. The winners' names were announced at the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Rome Prize Ceremony held at the Metropolitan Club in New York City on 18 April. Recipients of the 2013-2014 Rome Prizes are provided with a fellowship that includes a stipend, a study or studio, and room and board for a period of six months to two years in Rome, Italy.
- New Tools Released to Support Sound School Siting
Join the Georgia Conservancy, Mothers & Others for Clean Air, and EPA on June 14, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST at the EPA’s Atlanta office for a special train the trainer workshop on how to effectively deliver the training program, Old School, New School, This Place, That Place—An Introduction to Utilizing the EPA School Siting Guidelines.
- Jim Draeger Appointed Next Wisconsin SHPO
Jim Draeger has been appointed the next State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) for Wisconsin.
- 2013 Diversity Scholarship Applications Now Available
The online application for scholarships to attend the 2013 National Preservation is now available.Deadline to apply is July 1. Apply and/or encourage other community leaders to apply today!
- Great American Main Street Award
Each year, the National Trust Main Street Center recognizes exceptional Main Street communities whose successes serve as a model for comprehensive commercial district revitalization.
- 2013 Fred Kniffen Book Award and the 2013 Allen Noble Book Award
The Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts and Landscapes (PAS:APAL) is proud to issue a call for nominations for the 2013 Fred Kniffen Book Award, and the 2013 Allen Noble Book Award.
- Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America
Michigan was an epicenter of modern design in postwar America. Through its design industry, companies like Herman Miller and General Motors and designers Charles Eames, George Nelson, Harley Earl, Eero Saarinen and Minoru Yamasaki shaped the American dream and brought good design to the masses. Join us as we tell the Michigan Modern story through a symposium.
- Gardening with History: Planning & Practice
The Philadelphia region leads the nation in garden heritage sites. How do our historic landscape stewards sustain both garden and mission in the 21st century? What are best practices and opportunities? This conference explores how we govern, interpret, curate and plan historic gardens
- President Obama Proclaims Five New National Monuments
On Monday, President Obama signed a proclamation establishing five new national monuments.