Preservation in the News - May 24, 2012
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Brooklyn and Bronx Historic Sites Win Citywide Popularity Contest
Kim Velsey 05/24/12
Outlet: The New York Observer - Online
“It has been exciting to watch this program bring people together to show their pride in the places that matter to them,” wrote Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. “Partners in Preservation highlights how every...
Brooklyn Public Library wins $250,000 to restore historic entrance
Alexander Nazaryan 05/24/12
Outlet: New York Daily News - Online
The online contest was conducted by Partners in Preservation in concert with American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Voting was open to the public online. With the highest percentage of votes garnered in a Partners in Pres...
Heritage tourism a $196M industry in Neb.
David Hendee 05/24/12
Outlet: Omaha World-Herald - Online
The report, prepared by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was commissioned by two state agencies, Nebraska State Historical Society and the Division of Travel and Tourism. It...
Some of Oregon’s famous landmarks are in danger of closing
Wendy Culverwell 05/24/12
Outlet: KATU-TV - Online
Willamette Falls Locks were closed by the Army Corps of Engineers over safety concerns and lack of funds for repair. The locks, constructed in 1873, are considered a "National Treasure" by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The Jantzen...
City thanks volunteers with neighborhood Main Street programs
Patrick D. Rosso 05/24/12
The Boston Main Streets program, based off the National Trust for Historic Preservation's national Main Street program, is a federally funded, city sponsored program that works to revitalize neighborhood commercial districts through financial, design...
St. Augustine is one of nation's best spots for historic preservation.
Outlet: The St. Augustine Record - Online
Barbara Pahl, vice president for western field offices at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, said cities that take care of their historic structures attract growth. "They are more sustainable and hold a high aesthetic and environmental val...
Rocking Preservation Month Port City style
Claire Dattilo Parker 05/24/12
Outlet: Lumina News - Online
The foundation, along with the historic Bellamy Mansion Museum of Decorative Arts on Market Street, has scheduled events all month to celebrate the National Trust for Historic Preservation's "Discover America's Hidden Gems" annual spotlight on the co...