Preservation in the News - May 2, 2012
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New York City sites compete for preservation grants
Chris Michaud 05/02/12
"Everyday citizens' preservation efforts are critical to saving places that are important to us all, retaining the character of communities and expanding economic vitality," said Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservat...
City Hall Buildings Fall Victim to Local Budgets
Tod Newcombe 05/02/12
Properly maintained city halls should last a lifetime in terms of the original materials that went into them, says Barbara Pahl, vice president for Western Field Operations at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. “But lack of proper maintena...
Effort continues to save Green Mountain fire lookout
Gale Fiege 05/02/12
Outlet: The Daily Herald - Online
David Brown, chief preservation officer of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, said the Green Mountain lookout issue has garnered national attention. "The lookout has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places for more than...
Sites Make Case for Historical Preservation
Zachary Stieber 05/02/12
Outlet: Epoch Times - Online
The grants are given out by a partnership between American Express and The National Trust for Historic Preservation called Partners in Preservation. Since 2006, $6.5 million has been awarded to preservation projects in six metropolitan areas across t...
Peek into Jersey City's past with Historic Preservation Month events: Legends & Landmarks
John Gomez 05/02/12
More than three decades ago, the National Trust for Historic Preservation -- a Washington, D.C.-based historic preservation organization that advocates for landmarks across the country -- initiated National Preservation Week, consisting of tours, lec...
Utah Preservation Conference
Outlet: Salt Lake City Weekly - Online
Dr. Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Vice President of Historic Sites for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will interpret architecture through the influence of our own memories. The Sixth Annual Utah Preservation Conference begins on Thursday, Ma...