Preservation in the News - June 18, 2012
Preservation in the News - Today's Stories
Malcolm X’s Roxbury home should be preserved
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s decision to put Malcolm X’s home during his teenage years on its list of endangered historic sites should be applauded. The move increases the chance that the Roxbury home will not only be preserved, but...
Nantucket lightship, that once greeted trans-Atlantic vessels to America, turned into a museum
Outlet: Republic - Online, The
BOSTON — Robert Mannino apologized as he lowered an ordinary wooden ladder instead of a gangplank for visitors to come aboard the 149-foot Nantucket Lightship/LV-112. For 39 years, this lightship was ambassador and traffic cop, the first to greet...
To save a schoolhouse -- and history
Jamie Gumbrecht 06/18/12
Cassville, Georgia (CNN) -- The little white building with tall windows is off a main road, miles from the busier patches of town. This was the school where Marian Coleman sang nursery rhymes, the same school where her parents met when they were just...
Lyndhurst's Rose Garden
Claire Lui 06/18/12
Outlet: Garden Design
Last Friday, I took the train from New York City to Tarrytown, where I visited the rose garden at Lyndhurst. Lyndhurst, which is a National Trust Historic Site, is an estate with a Gothic Revival-style mansion and was home to a number of tycoons, inc...
Judge to decide whether to toss SC cruise lawsuit
The Associated Press 06/17/12
Outlet: Ventura County Star - Online
The National Trust for Historic Preservation last year put Charleston on "watch status," saying it could make the organization's list of endangered places because of threats from the growing industry. A judge agreed Thursday to hear arguments on w...
Ohio village joins most engangered historic places list
Lisa Cornwell Associated Press 06/17/12
Outlet: Louisville Courier-Journal - Online
The National Trust for Historic Preservation said Zoar has been named to its 2012 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places A historic-place listing announced earlier this month for an eastern Ohio village threatened by flooding, and po...