Preservation in the News - June 14, 2012
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Historic Texas Courthouses again named to Nation's Most Endangered list
Outlet: Orange Leader - Online, The
Texas’ historic courthouses have been named for the second time to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list, demonstrating the continued need to generate greater awareness and resources in the ongoing eff...
Fight is on to save Joe Frazier’s gym in Philadelphia
Outlet: Times-Picayune - Online
“There’s an opportunity here to say that some places are important, even if they’re not grand,” said Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. “History isn’t always glamorous.” To some, it’s just the In & Out fu...
African American school documentary to be screened
Cassie Foss 06/14/12
Outlet: Wilmington Star-News - Online
The national movement, which began in 1912, eventually provided grants for more than 5,300 buildings in 15 states, including schools, shops, and teachers' houses built by and for African Americans, according to the National Trust for Historic Preserv...
Village of Zoar named one of America’s most endangered historic places
Other News 06/14/12
Outlet: Farm and Dairy - Online
The Village of Zoar, Ohio, has been named to the 2012 List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This annual list spotlights important examples of the nation’s architectural, cultural, and na...
Local Preservationist Talks 710 Freeway Fight
Kristen Lepore 06/14/12
Outlet: South Pasadena Patch
Local preservationist Joanne Nuckols spoke of South Pasadena's fight against the 710 Freeway in a National Trust for Historic Preservation press conference Wednesday. South Pasadena first made the National Trust's list of "America's 11 Most Endang...
Speak Your Piece: The Why of Endangered
Ardery, Julie 06/14/12
Outlet: Daily Yonder
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, at work since 1949, generally gets one headline a year: when it releases its list of “Most Endangered” places in the U.S. This year’s list of 11 includes many rural sites: Theodore Roosevelt’s Elkhorn...
Downtown Beaufort preservationists hope to tie restoration to financial success
MOODY, ERIN 06/12/12
Outlet: Island Packet, The
City officials and residents participated in the hands-on Preservation Leadership Training workshop June 4-7 sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation . About 30 preservationists from across the country swapped techniques, funding opt...