Preservation in the News - March 26, 2012
Preservation in the News - Today's Stories
Is Baltimore selling its past?
Jean Marbella 03/26/12
Outlet: Baltimore Sun
"It's good for the city to go in and try to understand what the needs are and find the best steward for these properties," said Nell Ziehl, area field officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. "And it may not be the city." It i...
DSW Homes restores Bell House for free
Christopher Smith Gonzalez 03/26/12
Outlet: Galveston County Daily News
Sam Collins III, a member of the board of advisers for the National Trust for Historic Preservation and a member of the Texas Historical Commission's state board of review, said while he appreciated that the city and DSW Homes working on the house, h...
$100 million in flour power to transform Pillsbury A-Mill
Jim Buchta 03/26/12
Outlet: Star Tribune
The project won't be easy. The building is one of only three in the city on the National Register of Historic Places and the National Trust for Historic Preservation called it one of the 11 most endangered historic places in the country last year....
As Main Street Fort Pierce's national reign comes to end, group optimistic for 2012
Main Streets are supported through the National Trust for Historic Preservation, said Pam Gillette, marketing and events coordinator for Main Street Fort Pierce. Although Fort Pierce Main Street's reign as one of five cities across the nation...
Hakone Gardens invites other cultural celebrations - Persian New Year - to Saratoga landmark
Mike Swift 03/26/12
Outlet: San Jose Mercury News
Last year, wanting to bring more attention to the historic gardens -- recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of 12 sites in the nation to get a "Save America's Treasures" award -- the board of trustees decided to offer it a...
Faded Los Angeles beauty to get a facelift: Lasky-DeMille Barn
Debra Levine 03/26/12
Outlet: Arts Meme
Paramount Pictures, along with the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Los Angeles County Preservation Fund, provided funds to prepare the building for a “new” coat of paint. The current painting of this California State Landmark returns the b...
Seguin’s Magnolia Hotel joins state’s most endangered historic places list - Seguin Gazette: Home
Felicia Frazar 03/26/12
Outlet: Seguin Gazette-Enterprise
“The 2012 list highlights historic places that were once commonly found around Texas and that are almost gone or that represent rare construction types. In each instance these places are integral to the communities where are they located, yet they ar...