Preservation in the News - April 27, 2012
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Making the Case for Historic Preservation: Online Competition Leverages Younger and Would Be Preservationists
Stephanie Meeks 04/27/12
Outlet: Huffington Post, The
Many of us don't think much about preserving history until 'progress' reduces our fond memories to rubble. Yet historic preservation is important not just to our societal memory -- it is proven to have economic and environmental benefits to communiti...
New York City sites compete for preservation grants
Outlet: Yahoo! News
"Everyday citizens' preservation efforts are critical to saving places that are important to us all, retaining the character of communities and expanding economic vitality," said Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservat...
40 NYC Historic Sites Compete for $3M in Grants
Outlet: Associated Press (AP)
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced $3 million in grants for preservation projects at 40 New York City historic sites. The group says it's asking the public to vote online for their favorite site before allocating the funds....
Will County Historic Preservation Commission Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Anastasia Tuskey 04/26/12
Outlet: Romeoville Patch
Organized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the 2012 Preservation Month’s theme is “Discovering America’s Hidden Gems” and is designed to encourage exploration of local historic treasures. Will County is home to many of these “hidden g...
Meridian Main Street receives accreditation
Outlet: Meridian Star - Online, The
“We congratulate this year’s nationally accredited Main Street programs for meeting our established performance standards,” said Doug Loescher, director of the National Trust Main Street Center. “Accredited Main Street programs are meeting the challe...