Preservation in the News - February 9, 2012
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Eusebio Leal Meets iwth Members of the National Trust for Historic
Stephanie Meeks, President of National Trust for Historic Preservation, who is heading the current delegation to Cuba, thanked Eusebio Leal for meeting with the participants and congratulated him for the incredible work underway in Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Outlet: Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
“The federal historic tax credit has proven to be a cost-effective creator of jobs and economic activity for more than thirty years,” said Tom Cassidy, vice president of government relations and policy at the National Trust for Historic Preservation....
Statue Fo Be Removed From Atop Smithsonian
Outlet: Washington Post - Online
The Smithsonian Arts & Industries Building was built in 1881 but "shuttered in 2004 after years of neglect and underuse." The building is one of the 11 most endangered historically significant sites in the United States, the National Trust for Histor...
Study: Charleston gets fraction of cruise impact
Last year The National Trust for Historic Preservation put Charleston on what it called "watch status" because of concerns the city's growing cruise industry could damage the quality of life in the historic city. A new study suggests that while do...
VIDEO: DOD Eyes Naval Magazine as 1 Possible Alternative to Pagat for Firing Range Complex
Clynt Ridgell 02/09/12
Outlet: Pacific News Center
Guam - The Department of Defense will be taking a closer look at using the Naval Magazine as a potential alternative for a firing range complex for marines. The Joint Guam Program Office and the United States Marine Corps briefed island leaders today...