Preservation in the News - February 6, 2012
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Church of Presidents Bell Tower Restoration in Quincy Near Completion
Jessica Bartlett 02/06/12
The grant money is comprised of $120,000 in Community Preservation Committee grants, $100,000 in a National Park Service “Save America’s Treasures” grant, and an $80,000 grant from the Partners in Preservation Program, done with the National Trust fo...
Preservationists and Sierra Club oppose hotel plan
Amy Crawford 02/06/12
Outlet: San Francisco Examiner
Polk added that the National Park Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation have signed off on the plan Two groups sued to block development at the Presidio's Main Post. Seeking to halt proposed new construction at the Presidio o...
Tourism group says Buffalo is cashing in
Business First 02/06/12
Outlet: ABC News - Online
Among the major conventions held in Buffalo last year including the New York State School Boards Association gathering that attracted 4,500 people and had an estimated $7.75 million economic impact on the region and the National Trust for Historic Pr...
Preserving History: Buildings and Neighborhoods Tell the Story of African American Life in Durham
April Johnson 02/06/12
Outlet: Herald-Sun, The
Preservation Durham is leading an effort to identify and document African-American historic sites in Durham County with a matching grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Special to The Herald-Sun Major projects and activities...
Preservation Green Lab report stresses benefits of building reuse
Preservation Green Lab , an offshoot of the National Trust for Historic Preservation that was created to advance research that explores the value that older buildings bring to their communities, has a released a report providing comprehensive analysi...
Henry Urbach named next Director of the Philip Johnson Glass House
Outlet: Philip Johnson Glass House Blog
The Glass House and The National Trust for Historic Preservation are pleased to announce that Henry Urbach has been named Director of The Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut. Mr. Urbach will assume this role on April 2, 2012. Museum consultant, Re...
UC Regents Approve University House Rehabilitation
Outlet: UCSD Guardian, The
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has been appealing to the United States Green Building Council, which oversees LEED, in order to have them recognize the inherent environmental benefit of rehabilitating an existing building, according to...
Revitalizing Delaware's Downtowns, One Main Street at a Time
Pam George 02/06/12
Outlet: Delaware First
To get help, eight towns and city neighborhoods have turned to the Main Street program, a National Trust for Historic Preservation initiative In 1964, when singer Petulia Clark belted out the lyrics to “Downtown,” the line, “Everything’s waiting f...