Preservation in the News - May 8, 2012
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Preservation conference to focus on revitalization
Outlet: Toledo Blade - Online
Stephanie Meeks, president and chief executive officer of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is to welcome attendees to the conference at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. Joyce Barrett, Historic Ohio executive director, says, 'There's so much mispe...
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust pays off mortgage on home and studio
Annemarie Mannion 05/08/12
Outlet: Chicago Tribune - Online
The long road to ownership began in 1975 when the trust raised $130,000, about half of the purchase price of the structure. The Washington-based National Trust for Historic Preservation agreed to pay the balance. In exchange, it held the title and le...
Giant musical instrument supports synagogue's bid for restoration funds
Jan Tuchman 05/08/12
Congregation Beth Elohim commissioned BanG Studio to design, fabricate and erect the installation as part of its bid to win one of grants being offered by American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. CBE is one of 40 New York Ci...
Pioneer Courthouse: Shaking up the court
Maggie Koerth-Baker 05/08/12
Outlet: Building Design+Construction - BD+C - Online
The threat mobilized a team of government agencies, including the U.S. Court of Appeals, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the General Services Administration, into action in 1995. Together, they determined that Pioneer Courthouse nee...