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- Reports on Route 66 Roundtable Now Available
Both a report and video are now available on the strategic roundtable, Route 66: The Road Ahead.
- Get Involved with Docomomo US Tour Day
Tour Day is Docomomo US’ annual national event that works to raise the awareness of and appreciation for buildings, interiors and landscapes designed in the United States during the mid-20th century.
- HUD Launches $1 Billion National Disaster Resilience Competition
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro recently launched a $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition.
- National Trust Announces Innovative Grant Recipients
The National Trust has selected eight projects to receive a one-time grant to fund innovative preservation projects.
- 2015 National Main Streets Conference - Call for Session Proposals
The National Main Streets Conference has just released a call for 2015 conference session proposals. This year's theme is TEAM Main Street: Teamwork and Entrepreneurship across Main Street.
- Apply Now for Advocacy Scholars
The Preservation Action Foundation is offering a limited number of scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students to attend an advocacy event in Washington, DC during Historic Preservation Advocacy Week.
- Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Student Paper Competition
The National Council for Preservation Education and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Student Paper Competition.
- Environmental Groups Win Round in Battle Over Blair Mountain
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled Tuesday that conservation groups have standing to get involved in the fight over Blair Mountain.
- Call for Abstracts - Learning from the Reservation: Using the Traditional Cultural Place Perspective for Better Decision Making in a Diverse Cultural Landscape
The National Council for Preservation Education is hosting a conference to highlight and share the innovative work that applies the Traditional Cultural Place perspective beyond its application to Native American historic resources to identify, document and mitigate impacts to properties important to other cultural groups.
- National Trust Charleston Field Office is Moving
Next Thursday, September 4th the Charleston Field Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation will be moving to a new location.
- Help Make Pullman a National Park
Today, efforts are underway to designate the Pullman Historic District as a National Park so that future generations will know the uniquely American stories it tells about the role of railroads in our industrial past, the formation of the first African American labor union, and the development of our country’s first model industrial town. To do this, we need your help.
- Preservation Maryland Names New Executive Director
The Board of Directors of Preservation Maryland is pleased to announce that Nicholas A. Redding has been selected as its Executive Director.
- National Trust Awards $87,000 to Four Organizations in Berkeley
The National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded four well-deserving organizations with a combined total of $87,000 in grant funding for their significant contribution to the preservation, restoration or maintenance of historic properties within South and West Berkeley.
- Call for 2015 National Rosenwald Schools Conference Session Proposals
The National Treasures is seeking proposal submissions for the 2015 National Rosenwald Schools Conference to be held June 17-19, 2015 in Durham, North Carolina. Submission deadline is October 1, 2014.
- Now Accepting Applications for the October Round of National Trust Preservation Funds
Applications are now being accepted for the October 1st deadline of National Trust Preservation Funds. Grants range up to $5,000. Full eligibility requirements and grant guidelines can be found on the National Trust website.