Preservation in the News - March 6, 2012
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National Main Streets Conference Headed to Baltimore
Alexandra Wilding 03/06/12
Organizers plan to use the city as a "living laboratory" for what makes successful neighborhoods, says Mary de la Fe, program manager for conferences at the National Trust Main Street Center. Baltimore's neighborhoods will have a staring role...
'This Old House' Recognizes West Chester's Historic Homes
Brad Gibson 03/06/12
Outlet: Daily Local News
Following the honor of “Distinctive Destination” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the designation comes as just the latest in a series of awards from national preservation organizations. When it comes to West Chester’s historic...
St. Helena's Penn Center gearing up for 150th anniversary
Erin Moody 03/06/12
Outlet: Island Packet, The
A ceremony for the installation of a plaque commemorating the anniversary also is planned. Speakers from the National Trust for Historic Preservation , the Gullah-Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, and Hampton, Tuskegee and the S.C. State universiti...
Indiana, Kentucky governors agree on plan to pay for 2 new bridges
Outlet: WHAS-TV - Online
One impediment does remain, however, a lawsuit filed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and River Fields is still pending in federal court against the bridges project. (WHAS11) -- An agreement signed by the governor...
Astoria's Liberty Theater starts second-floor project
Outlet: Daily Astorian
Other foundations making grants to the Liberty project include the Oregon Community Foundation, Collins Foundation, Kinsman Foundation, Oregon Cultural Trust and the Cynthia Wood Mitchell Fund of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The...