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- Nominate America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2014!
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is now accepting nominations for our 2014 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places -- and we need your help.
- Call for Papers: Historic Preservation in America’s Legacy Cities
The Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University and the Cleveland Restoration Society are convening an interdisciplinary meeting to discuss the role of historic preservation in revitalizing America’s legacy cities, where long‐term population loss and economic decline present significant challenges for the future of the urban built environment.
- Section 106 Training Courses- 2014 Schedule
We are often asked which of our courses is most suitable given a student's familiarity with the Section 106 process. The following considerations can help you select a course that best meets your needs.
- Mark Robbins Named New President of the American Academy in Rome
In January 2014 Mark will succeed Adele Chatfield-Taylor, FAAR'84, who has led the Academy for twenty-five remarkably transformative years.
- November Historic Hotels of America Newsletter
November Historic Hotels of America Newsletter
- In Memoriam: Peggy Whitworth
Peggy Whitworth, founding director of Brucemore in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died October 25, 2013. Before coming to Brucemore, Whitworth worked for Iowa Senator John Culver, beginning a life-long volunteer career in politics.
- Victory at Peavey Plaza
Peavey Plaza is no longer threatened with imminent demolition and an opportunity now exists for us to work with the City of Minneapolis, stakeholders, and partners to find a path forward that will lead to a rehabilitated Peavey.
- NH&RA Announces Finalists for 2013 Historic Rehabilitation Awards
A boutique hotel and restaurant that was once a Pabst Blue Ribbon brewery, a vacant elementary school converted to twenty-seven senior affordable apartments designated for retired teachers and school administrators, and a former furniture warehouse converted to 104 market-rate loft apartments are among the imaginative and innovative rehabilitation projects to be honored with the 2013 J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation (“Timmy Awards”).
- NAPC Request for Proposals: Forum 2016
The National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) is requesting proposals for our 2016 Forum conference. Forum is the only national conference focused around the needs and issues of historic preservation commissions and commission staff.
- Darlene R. Taylor Appointed New Preservation Action President
Preservation Action has appointed Darlene R. Taylor as our next President! Darlene’s first day is Tuesday, October 1.
- Section 106 Applicant Toolkit
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) has developed this toolkit to provide information and guidance on the Section 106 process to parties who are the recipients of, or are applying for federal licenses, permits, assistance, or approvals.
- WHALE Appoints Teri Bernert as Executive Director
Teri Bernert, a seasoned community and economic development leader, has been named new Executive Director of WHALE. She takes the helm on October 9th.
- (Re)Imagining Post-Impact Historic Environments
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - (Re)Imagining Post-Impact Historic Environments Intensive proposal for the 45th annual Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) conference, May 28-31, 2014, New Orleans, LA, USA
- Missouri Statewide Preservation Conference, Sept. 18-20
Don’t miss the Missouri Preservation Conference to be held this year in historic Boonville September 18-20. In addition to the full schedule of educational sessions, two full-day workshops will be conducted – one concerning Historic Building Development & Tax Credits and the other on Historic Storefront Restoration.
- Save the Soldiers Home Launches Walking Tour App
The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Milwaukee Preservation Alliance are excited to announce the launch of a free walking tour Smartphone app and MP3 download.