Preservation in the News - April 23, 2012
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Iyna Bort Caruso 04/23/12
Outlet: Wall Street Journal
“Historic residences are profound works of both art and craft,” says Katherine Malone-France, director of outreach, education and support at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington, D.C. “They tell us a lot about ourselves, what pe...
Historic Charleston fights over docking of cruise ships
Bruce Smith 04/23/12
Outlet: USA Today - Travel Online
The National Trust for Historic Preservation last year put Charleston on "watch status," saying it could make the organization's list of endangered places because of threats from the growing industry. Two years after Charleston became a year-round...
New literary tourism: read it, watch it, live it
Harriet McLeod 04/23/12
Outlet: Yahoo! Movies
A 2009 study for the National Trust for Historic Preservation found 78 percent of all U.S. leisure travelers participate in cultural or heritage activities while traveling. That translates to about 118 million adults, who spend an average of $994 per...
City wants roof tiles returned
Peter Guinta 04/23/12
Outlet: The St. Augustine Record - Online
A $2,000 grant in October 2010 to St. Paul’s from the National Trust for Historic Preservation was specifically for storing and safeguarding the tiles. Many of them were custom cut for that specific building. St. Augustine officials were unpleasan...