Preservation in the News - April 4, 2012
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Washington MO Wins Great American Main Street Award
Patrick Clark 04/04/12
Outlet: KTVI-TV - Online
Those roots run deep in this old German river town. Now it's being recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Washington, MO (KTVI) _ Sandy Lucy and her husband Gary own an art gallery in Washington, Missouri, where she also h...
Main Street honored for downtown effort
Cody Bozarth 04/04/12
Outlet: Jacksonville Journal Courier - Online
In recognition of its success, Jacksonville Main Street received a 2012 Great American Main Street Award presented by the National Trust for Historic Preservation on Monday. With decaying historic structures and an inability to attract custome...
Como’s Main Street Alliance aims to tap unique town’s potential
Karen Ott Mayer 04/04/12
Outlet: The Panolian - Online
First, a little history. Founded in 1980 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the MSSA program serves many communities in Mississippi and exists in all 50 states. Como is turning a new page in its history. In January 2012, the...
The other tower in Paris
Outlet: Morning Call - Online
Just a few weeks ago we talked about renovation, and a National Trust for Historic Preservation report that says constructing new buildings - even energy-efficient ones - almost never saves as much energy as renovating old ones. To find an example of...
Back To The Old ’Hood, Again?
Steve Lipman 04/04/12
Outlet: The Jewish Week - Online
The Lower East Side, one of New York City’s oldest settled areas, has undergone rapid gentrification since 2005, and was placed on The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s list of America’s Most Endangered Places in 2005. Developer’s con...
North Carolina's wise history of preservation
Jeffrey J. Crow 04/04/12
Outlet: Wilmington Star-News
The greenest building is the one that already exists. According to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, “when comparing buildings of equivalent size and function, building reuse almost always offers environmental savings over demolition and...