Preservation in the News - April 3, 2012
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Bath's Front Street wins national honors
Elisa Hawkes 04/03/12
Outlet: The Portland Press Herald
Front Street in Bath has been honored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which recognizes downtown districts that are revitalized with an emphasis on historic preservation. Bath has become Maine's first community to receive a Gre...
Hemann to do Presentation at National Conference
Emily Ford 04/03/12
Outlet: Salisbury Post - Online
“Randy uses a simple and effective methodology for Main Street organizations to communicate the economic development value of historic preservation,” said Erica Stewart, manager with public affairs at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. “We...
Quaint Va. town wins 'Great American Main Street'
Hank Silverberg 04/03/12
Outlet: WTOP-FM - Online
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, which gives out the Great American Streets award , says Culpeper demonstrates what can be done with a long term commitment to historic preservation and broad-based support. Its renaissance approach to...
Culpeper among 5 in US cited by National Trust's 'Great American Main Street' honors
The recognition comes from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It cites Culpeper Renaissance Inc., which the trust says has asserted the town's Southern charm and eclectic small businesses following a 2011 earthquake. Culpeper's hi...
Andrews aims to revitalize downtown Framingham
Art Illman 04/03/12
Outlet: MetroWest Daily News - Online, The
Framingham Downtown Renaissance’s board of directors hired her to take charge of revitalization efforts using the Main Street model of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Its four-point approach has helped communities such as Salem, Boston...
Preservation is Everything
Kevin Woo 04/03/12
Outlet: One+ Magazine - Online
Last October, 2,500 members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) attended the 65th annual convention in Buffalo where they had a chance to make up their own minds about the city. Buffalo was selected as the conference destination be...
Partnership plans restoration of Belleview Biltmore
Outlet: Tampa Tribune - Online
The hotel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, closed in 2009, and is now one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's most endangered sites. A group of Miami investors has a contract to purchase the histori...