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General information and news about historic preservation, as well as miscellaneous activities at historical societies, museums, downtown and mainstreet organizations and other organizations related to historic and cultural resource preservation.

RFP: Cultural Resource Survey: Resurvey of the Town of Grand View, Missouri - NEW!
Contributed by Kristin Pack
Posted: November 15, 2017

  The City of Grandview Community Development is seeking proposals from qualified historians or architectural historians that meet the Secretary of Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards to conduct...

Restore Oregon Announces Oregon’s Most Endangered Places for 2018 - NEW!
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: November 11, 2017

  PORTLAND, OR – Nov. 10, 2017 – Restore Oregon will announce the 2018 Most Endangered Places list at the annual Restoration Celebration held on November 10, 2017 at the historic Sentinel Hotel...

Arcadia to Publish Xiomaro's Photo Book on Historic Weir Farm
Contributed by Ari Vartan
Posted: October 23, 2017

  Wilton, CT: The first book about Weir Farm National Historic Site, Connecticut’s first national park unit and the only one dedicated to American painting, will be authored by Xiomaro, the park’s...

The Avery Review Essay Prize 2018
Contributed by Avery Review
Posted: October 9, 2017

  The Avery Review Critical Essays on Architecture Essay Prize Deadline: January 31, 2018 The Avery Review is excited to announce...

Preservation League Seeks Nominations for "Seven to Save"
Contributed by The Preservation League of New York State
Posted: October 5, 2017

  ALBANY, NY (08/31/2017) (readMedia)-- The Preservation League is seeking nominations from local and regional preservation organizations, advocacy groups, municipalities and others for its 2018-19 list...

Providence Preservation Society Seeks Nominations for 2018 Most Endangered Properties (MEP) List
Contributed by Providence Preservation Society
Posted: October 5, 2017

  The time has come to make nominations for our 2018 Most Endangered Properties (MEP) List! Properties added to the MEP list are given public exposure they might not otherwise receive, and nominations...

The National Park Service Announces 2017 Director’s Partnership Award Recipients
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 5, 2017

  WASHINGTON – The recipients of the 2017 National Park Service Director’s Partnership Awards are being recognized for providing fantastic opportunities for people to connect with amazing places...

Call for Session Proposals - SAH 2019 Annual International Conference
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: October 3, 2017

  The Society of Architectural Historians will offer a total of 36 paper sessions at its 2019 Annual International Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. The Society invites its members, including graduate...

2018 Rome Prize - Seeking Project Proposals
Contributed by American Academy in Rome
Posted: October 1, 2017

  The American Academy in Rome invites project proposals for the 2018 Rome Prize Fellowship. Please make this invitation available to those individuals who might be interested in applying. Each...

Richard L. Blinder Award (up to $15,000)
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: September 19, 2017

  The Blinder Award is presented biennially to an architect or other professional in a related historic preservation field for a proposal exploring architecture and preservation. The proposal may focus on...

The Power of Preservation: Announcing 2017 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award Recipients
Contributed by Sabra Smith
Posted: September 6, 2017

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2017 CONTACT: Sabra Smith, Communications Director SSmith@preservationpa.org,...

Architects in Schools - Apply Today
Contributed by Architecture Foundation of Oregon
Posted: September 4, 2017

  Year after year, we are told by participating teachers that one of the greatest benefits of Architects in Schools is having their students learn real-life skills such as teamwork and communication....

Graham Foundation 2018 Grants to Individuals
Contributed by Graham Foundation
Posted: September 2, 2017

  Since 1956, the Graham Foundation has provided direct funding to individuals for projects that foster the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about...

Fitch Fellowships: Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Funding
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: August 18, 2017

  Since 1989, the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation has been in the vanguard of historic preservation practice and theory. The mission of the Fitch Foundation is to support professionals in the field...

The Technical Assistance Grant Program (TAG) Deadline on Monday, September 11, 2017
Contributed by The Preservation League of New York State
Posted: August 14, 2017

  Grants of up to $3,000, with a required $500 match from each applicant, are available to non-profit groups and municipalities that manage historic sites, museums, arts facilities and other important institutions...

Now Recruiting: Maryland Preservation Policy Workgroup
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: August 10, 2017

  Preservation Maryland is currently laying the groundwork to convene a workgroup of history, preservation, economic development, and tourism organizations to focus on public policy and funding sources to...

Historic Preservation Education Foundation - Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: August 1, 2017

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Fall 2017 round of its Partners in Training initiative. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014 to support...

Now Accepting New Six-to-Fix Projects
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: August 1, 2017

  Every year, Preservation Maryland selects six threatened historic sites around the state that could benefit from the organization’s assistance, and through a cooperative partnership with the applicants,...

Volunteer for the Doors Open RI Festival
Contributed by Doors Open RI
Posted: August 1, 2017

  What the Festival Is: A free citywide open house event that provides special access to over 20 one-of-a-kind places across Providence. Explore historic homes, theaters,...

National Park Service Releases Reconstruction Era Theme Study
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 31, 2017

  WASHINGTON – On the anniversary of the ratification of the 14th Amendment, which granted citizenship to former slaves freed after the Civil War, the National Park Service today published a theme...

New historic preservation certification program launched at Rutgers–Camden
Contributed by Tamara Gaskell
Posted: July 26, 2017

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An innovative new program at Rutgers University-Camden will offer participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation in...

The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: July 22, 2017

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Fall 2017 round of its Partners in Training program. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014 to provide...

Call for Conference Abstracts , May 17-19, 2018 East Lansing, MI
Contributed by Nancy Finegood
Posted: July 7, 2017

  "Proactive Preservation" CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The Michigan Historic Preservation Network announces its 38th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference

National Park Service awards more than $1.7 million in Maritime Heritage Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 7, 2017

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service announced today the apportionment of $1,752,073 for 27 maritime heritage grants to applicants in 13 states and the District of Columbia. In partnership with the U.S....

Spokane Preservation Advocates Seeking Nominations
Contributed by Spokane Preservation Advocates
Posted: June 28, 2017

  Spokane Preservation Advocates 4th Annual Historic Preservation Awards will be held on Sunday, Nov. 5th 2017 at the Montvale Event Center at no charge. We are soliciting nominations for...

Fall Registration, Historic Preservation and Restoration at Clatsop Community College (Astoria, OR)
Contributed by Lucien Swerdloff
Posted: June 12, 2017

  Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation and Restoration Astoria, Oregon Registration for Fall classes is now open. All classes are open to the...

Visionary Park Dedication, Troutdale Historical Society
Contributed by LeAnn Stephan
Posted: June 12, 2017

  For Immediate Release June 12, 2017 Troutdale Historical Society 219 E Historic Columbia River Highway Troutdale, Oregon...

National Park Service Announces $1.6 Million in Grants to Preserve and Interpret World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 9, 2017

  WASHINGTON – Today, the National Park Service announced $1.6 million in grants to fund preservation, restoration and education projects at several Japanese American confinement sites. The 14 grantees in...

National Trust for Canada Announces Top 10 Endangered Places 2017 List
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: June 9, 2017

  At the National Trust for Canada, we believe places matter. They tell Canada’s story, connect us to our roots, and are the building blocks of a sustainable future. Each year, the Top 10 Endangered...

2017 DeMuro Award Nomination
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: June 8, 2017

  The DeMuro Award honors extraordinary examples of the rehabilitation and reuse of historic buildings, homes, public spaces, or landscapes, and compatible infill development that enhances historic...

President Proposes $2.55 Billion FY18 Budget for National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 25, 2017

  WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump today proposed a $2.55 billion Fiscal Year 2018 budget for the National Park Service (NPS), including funding increases for top Trump Administration priorities like...

Summers Past History Program (Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site)
Contributed by Wes Spurgeon
Posted: May 20, 2017

  TIPTON-HAYNES STATE HISTORIC SITE 2620 S. Roan St. Johnson City, TN 37601 423-926-3631 CONTACT: Wes Spurgeon, Co-Director 423-926-3631 Tipton-Haynes...

Essex Heritage Announces 2017 Partnership Grant Recipients
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: May 18, 2017

  May 18, 2017 – The Essex National Heritage Commission(Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announced the 2017 Essex Heritage...

Call for Nominations: Doris Duke Preservation Awards
Contributed by Newport Restoration Foundation
Posted: May 15, 2017

  HELP US ACKNOWLEDGE EXCELLENCE IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION BY NOMINATING PROJECTS, COMPLETED IN THE LAST THREE YEARS, THAT ENRICH AND ADD VALUE TO THE CHARACTER OF NEWPORT. A joint program...

Call for Nominations: 2018 SAH Publication Awards
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 12, 2017

  2018 SAH Publication Awards Deadline July 1, 2017 The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting nominations for its 2018 Publication Awards. The program includes five...

Preservation Virginia Announces 2017 Most Endangered Historic Places Listing
Contributed by Preservation Virginia
Posted: May 10, 2017

  Richmond, Va. (May 9, 2017) – Today, Preservation Virginia, a private, non-profit organization that makes Virginia’s communities and historic places stronger and economically sustainable through preservation,...

Open House Season Starts at the 1883 Water Works
Contributed by Jennifer Beccard
Posted: May 5, 2017

  Subject: Open-House Season at 1883 Water Works Date: 2nd Sat., May–Oct., 10:00–3:00 Location: Fort Collins Water Works 2005 N. Overland Trail Fort Collins, CO 80521

Announcing the 2017 Great American Main Street Award Winners
Contributed by National Main Street Center
Posted: May 2, 2017

  The National Main Street Center, Inc. is pleased to announce Renaissance Covington, Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard Merchants and Business Association, and West Chester Business Improvement District, as...

Goliad wins a Platinum REMI Award at WorldFest Houston
Contributed by Deborah Duty
Posted: May 2, 2017

  Houston, Texas – May 2, 2017 – The Heritage Society (THS) received a Platinum REMI Award in Documentary at the awards gala for WorldFest Houston on Saturday night. The winning...

2017 Georgia HPD Photo Contest
Contributed by Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Posted: May 1, 2017

  In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month, as well as Historic Preservation and Archaeology Months in Georgia, the Historic Preservation Division is hosting an online photo contest throughout...

Request for Professional Services: Operating Guidelines for Historic Preservation Revolving Loan Fund
Contributed by Danielle LaPresta
Posted: April 30, 2017

  The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia (PAWV) will be establishing a historic preservation revolving loan fund to support historic preservation projects in the state of West Virginia. To meet...

Carbon County Historical Society and Museum Hires New Executive Director
Contributed by Sarah Russell
Posted: April 26, 2017

  The board of directors of Carbon County Historical Society and Museum announces the hiring of a new Executive Director, Sarah Russell, who began working for the organization on April first.

Docomomo US Study Grants
Contributed by Liz Waytkus
Posted: April 18, 2017

  Docomomo US is pleased to announce the development of a Study Grant program to provide financial support for qualified individuals whose work or educational focus demonstrates a continued interest and...

Announcing New Grants in Collaboration with the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC)
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: April 17, 2017

  The goal of this cycle is to promote interdisciplinary exchange amongst scholars of all ranks, the research of emerging scholars, as well as field visits for the production of new and innovative research.

National Park Service and National Park Foundation Launch Parks 101, Uncovering National Park Stories You’ve Never Heard Before To Celebrate National Park Week
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 17, 2017

  WASHINGTON (April 17, 2017) Turns out there’s a lot more to national parks than you thought. In conjunction with this year’s National Park Week from April 15 through 23, the National Park Service...

2017 “Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture” Award
Contributed by The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH)
Posted: April 14, 2017

  The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) seeks nominations for the “Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture” Award. This annual award honors a project that preserves,...

National Trust for Canada Heritage Awards: Call for Nominations
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: April 12, 2017

  Madame Gabrielle Léger (1916-1998) consented to serve as patron for an award that recognizes individuals for their outstanding service to the country in the cause of heritage conservation. Founded in 1978,...

Call for Nominations - 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: April 11, 2017

  Boston is in the midst of one of the largest construction booms in the city's history. Which projects have demonstrated how to best blend the old and the new? We're gearing up...

Call for Proposals: Historic Preservation Professional Services Partnerships
Contributed by The Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University
Posted: April 5, 2017

  The Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University invites local governments, state agencies, non-profit organizations, and community groups to submit applications for...

Society of Architectural Historians 2018 Call for Papers
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: April 2, 2017

  The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 2018 Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota (April 18-22). Please submit an abstract no later...

National Trust Heritage Awards: Call for Nominations
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 19, 2017

  The National Trust for Canada is pleased to announce the opening of the nomination period for its National Heritage Awards. Each year, our awards honour contributions to community, identity...

Nineteenth Century Magazine Call for Papers
Contributed by Nineteenth Century Magazine
Posted: March 19, 2017

  Nineteenth Century Magazine, published by the Victorian Society in America, seeks feature articles.

FY2018 Legacy Program Request for Pre-proposals - Due April 21 on dodlegacy.org
Contributed by Moshe Muller
Posted: March 16, 2017

  The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment, Safety and Occupational Health has signed the Fiscal Year 2018 DoD Legacy Resource Management (Legacy) Program Request for Pre-Proposals. Pre-proposals...

Nominations Open for Best of Maryland
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: March 12, 2017

  WHO DO YOU THINK WAS THE BEST OF MARYLAND IN 2016? Nominations are now open for this year's Best of Maryland Awards! We want to celebrate the projects, people, and places that make Maryland...

Her Hand in History: National Park Service Commemorates Women’s History Month
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 9, 2017

  WASHINGTON – From factory workers in Lowell, Massachusetts, to spies and nurses on Civil War battlefields, to national leaders like Eleanor Roosevelt, women continue to dramatically shape the history of...

Call for Papers—Gentrification & Preservation: A Reappraisal
Contributed by Chelsea Buffington
Posted: March 7, 2017

  Call for Papers The Noreen Stonor Drexel Cultural and Historic Preservation Program at Salve Regina University invites proposals for individual papers as well as complete sessions for its...

Nominate for Most Threatened Historic Places (Historic Wilmington Foundation)
Contributed by Historic Wilmington Foundation
Posted: March 7, 2017

  The Historic Wilmington Foundation initiated its Most Threatened Historic Places program in 2006 to call attention to threatened historic places. The program helps the Foundation and the community spotlight...

Apply for National Fund for Sacred Places
Contributed by Partners of Sacred Places
Posted: March 6, 2017

  From prairie churches to urban cathedrals and synagogues, historic sacred places are often the oldest, and most beautiful, buildings within our communities. This fund aims to help keep these places as...

Application Process is Now Open - Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Contributed by John Lindelof
Posted: March 1, 2017

  We are excited to announce that our application process is now open! Our first application deadline is March 17th. We may have spots available after the 17th, but they will be on a rolling basis.

South Yuba River State Park, Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park and Empire Mine State Historic Park Volunteer Sign-Up and Orientation.
Contributed by John Field
Posted: February 27, 2017

  South Yuba River State Park, Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park and Empire Mine State Historic Park Volunteer Sign-Up and Orientation. WHAT: VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP AND ORIENTATION

Victorian Society in America Summer Schools - Applications due March 1st, 2017
Contributed by Victorian Society in America
Posted: February 17, 2017

  Explore the roots of American modernism during our six-day Chicago program; visit The Breakers and McKim, Mead White’s Isaac Bell House, Victorian gardens, historic churches, and stunning Tiffany...

Ten Important African American Sites You Might Not Know
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 16, 2017

  From the bustling streets of Manhattan to the quiet wilderness of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the National Park Service preserves many pivotal, but lesser known, sites related to the African American...

The National Trust for Canada is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: February 16, 2017

  The National Trust for Canada is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List. Each year, the list shines a national spotlight on historic places at risk due to neglect,...

Buildings of Wisconsin Now Available
Contributed by Helena Dean
Posted: February 15, 2017

  From Milwaukee to Madison, Racine to Eau Claire, La Crosse to Sheboygan, and scores of places in between, tradition and progressivism have shaped Wisconsin's architectural landscape. This latest volume...

Now Accepting Applications for the Summer 2017 Field School, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Posted: February 10, 2017

  We are now accepting applications for our summer 2017 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program. Now in its 19th year, with alumni from over 170 colleges and universities...

Nominations Are Now Being Accepted for the 2017 Paul & Niki Tsongas Awards
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: February 9, 2017

  This year’s Paul Niki Tsongas Awards program will be a nomination competition in a variety of categories that demonstrate the importance of preservation, its programs, its impact and its intrinsic...

NPS/HPF Grants Funds Audit Project, Yap State Historic Preservation Office, DY&CA
Contributed by Yap State Historic Preservation Office
Posted: February 8, 2017

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) INVITATION TO BID FOR THE “NPS/HPF Grants Funds Audit Project” The Yap State Historic Preservation Office (YSHPO)...

Announcing the 2017 Leicester B. Holland Prize: A Single-Sheet Measured Drawing Competition
Contributed by Robert Arzola
Posted: February 7, 2017

  The Leicester B. Holland Prize is an annual competition, open to both students and professionals, that recognizes the best single-sheet measured drawing of an historic building, site, or structure prepared...

Preservation Pennsylvania Announces the 2017 Pennsylvania At Risk List
Contributed by Preservation Pennsylvania
Posted: February 6, 2017

  This morning, Preservation Pennsylvania announces the 2017 Pennsylvania At Risk list, featuring 11 places beloved by their local communities. The sites listed on the PA At Risk list become Preservation...

State Historic Preservation Review Board Approves Nomination of the Former Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School to the National Register of Historic Places
Contributed by Erik Rodriquez
Posted: February 1, 2017

  State Historic Preservation Review Board approves nomination of the former Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School to the National Register of Historic Places The State Historic...

HPEF Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: January 30, 2017

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Spring 2017 round of its Partners in Training initiative. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014 to...

Celebrate Excellence in Historic Preservation - Call for Nominations
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: January 28, 2017

  The Preservation League is seeking nominations for its 2017 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in historic preservation throughout New York State. The...

Lihue Post Office Needs Your Help!
Contributed by Historic Hawaii Foundation
Posted: January 28, 2017

  A proposal to close the Lihue Post Office, the first stand-alone post office on Kauai, and consolidate postal operations at the nearby USPS Carrier Annex facility, was posted earlier this week at the building...

Historic New England presents Program in New England Studies
Contributed by Susanna Crampton
Posted: January 26, 2017

  Historic New England presents Program in New England Studies, an intensive week-long exploration of New England decorative arts and architecture from Monday, June 19 to Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Architectural History / Architectural Restoration Field School
Contributed by Travis McDonald
Posted: January 24, 2017

  Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest announces its 2017 Architectural History / Architectural Restoration Field School. The intensive two week program will be held from May 14 – May 27, 2017.

Advocacy Alert! We Need You to Help Protect the Historic Tax Credit!
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: January 21, 2017

  With a new Congress in place and a new Administration taking over Washington DC today, there is an urgent need for advocacy to protect the Historic Tax Credit, the Federal Government's largest...

National Park Service Announces Over $7.5 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights Movement Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 12, 2017

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced funding for 39 projects in over 20 states that will preserve and highlight the sites and stories associated with the Civil Rights Movement and...

NYSCA/PLNYS Preservation Grants Available
Contributed by New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) / Preservation League of New York State
Posted: January 9, 2017

  ALBANY, NY (01/05/2017)(readMedia)-- Applications are now available to eligible municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to compete for 2017 Preserve New York and Technical Assistance Grants (TAG),...

2017 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition
Contributed by The Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program
Posted: January 8, 2017

  ACLS invites applications for the seventh competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program. This year, the program will place up to 22 recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences...

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Architecture and the Humanities
Contributed by Rice University's Humanities Research Center
Posted: January 8, 2017

  Rice University's Humanities Research Center, in association with the School of Architecture and the Department of Art History, is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Fellow with a terminal degree in the...

NEH 2017 Public Scholar Program
Contributed by National Endowment for the Humanities
Posted: January 8, 2017

  The Public Scholar Program supports well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership. Although humanities scholarship can be specialized, the humanities also strive to engage...

Essex Heritage Catalyzes New Initiatives By Announcing Matching Grants for Local Heritage Projects
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: January 5, 2017

  January 5, 2017 (Salem, MA) — The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announces the 2017 Essex Heritage...

Burket's Silver Spring Library, Wright-Inspired: Adaptive Reuse, Stand Alone, Sensitive Incorporation Into New Development to Protect, Preserve, Honor It
Contributed by Marcia L Stickle
Posted: December 31, 2016

  Rhees Evans Burket's Silver Spring Library, Wright-Inspired: Adaptive Reuse, Stand Alone, Sensitive Incorporation Into New Development to Protect, Preserve, Honor It Adaptive Reuse! Silver...

RFP: Mid-Century Former Silver Spring Library Site, Preservation Maryland (Rockville, MD)
Contributed by Meagan Baco
Posted: December 30, 2016

  Montgomery County, Maryland through this Request for Development Proposals (RFDP), seeks creative, viable development proposals (Proposals) from qualified teams (Proposers) to provide affordable senior...

Secretary of the Interior's 2016 Historic Preservation Awards - Call for Nominations
Contributed by David Banks
Posted: December 28, 2016

  Secretary of the Interior’s 2016 Historic Preservation Award CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Recognizing the Outstanding Contributions of Employees in a Federal...

2017 Preservation Awards Nominations (Historic Ithaca)
Contributed by Historic Ithaca
Posted: December 16, 2016

  Every year Historic Ithaca, Inc. presents awards for sensitive restoration and preservation projects within Tompkins County. Any preservation, restoration, rehabilitation or adaptive reuse project...

Preservation Awards - Call for Nominations (The Preservation League of New York State)
Contributed by The Preservation League of New York State
Posted: December 16, 2016

  ALBANY, NY (12/22/2016)(readMedia)-- The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2017 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in...

Call for Authors, Society of Architectural Historians
Contributed by Catherine Boland Erkkila
Posted: December 12, 2016

  SAH Archipedia is an authoritative online encyclopedia of the built world published jointly by the Society of Architectural Historians and the University...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Launches New Research Tool Focused on American Cities
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: December 12, 2016

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is launching a new research tool that, for the first time, brings together the massive amount of existing data focused on the urban built environment. Called...

National Park Service Plans to Partially Re-Open Martin Luther King, Jr., Birth Home in Early 2017
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 1, 2016

  ATLANTA – After temporarily closing the childhood home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in August for safety reasons, the National Park Service is optimistic that the first floor will be repaired and re-opened...

Archaeological Evaluation, Inventory Assessment and Research Design for Future Projects, Yap State Historic Preservation Office (Yap, Micronesia)
Contributed by Yap State Historic Preservation Office
Posted: November 30, 2016

  The Yap State Historic Preservation Office (YSHPO) of the Department of Youth and Civic Affairs is soliciting for bids from qualified individuals or firms (Contractor) to conduct an intensive archaeological...

Intensive Archaeological Survey of the Mangyol Stone Money Banks Cultural Site and Surrounding Areas, Yap State Historic Preservation Office (Yap, Micronesia)
Contributed by Yap State Historic Preservation Office
Posted: November 30, 2016

  The Yap State Historic Preservation Office (YSHPO) of the Department of Youth and Civic Affairs is soliciting for bids from qualified individuals or firms (Contractor) to conduct an intensive archaeological...

NPS/HPF Grants Funds Audit Project, Yap State Historic Preservation Office, DY&CA (Yap, Micronesia)
Contributed by Yap State Historic Preservation Office
Posted: November 28, 2016

  The Yap State Historic Preservation Office (YSHPO) hereby solicits for professional assistance to perform an audit for Yap State Historic Preservation Office. The professional qualifications include a...

Yap, FSM - RULL MUNICIPALITY RECONNAISSANCE LEVEL SURVEY OF SIGNIFICANT HISTORIC PROPERTIES AND RESOURCES (Yap, Micronesia)
Contributed by Yap State Historic Preservation Office
Posted: November 28, 2016

  The Yap State Historic Preservation Office (YSHPO) hereby solicits for professional assistance to perform a survey for Yap State Historic Preservation Office. The minimum professional qualification is...

New Merry Miracles Holiday Package Includes 54th Annual Candlelight Tour
Contributed by Michelle Wicmandy
Posted: November 21, 2016

  Houston, TX – November 16, 2016 – The Heritage Society, Houston’s only outdoor, interactive history museum, is thrilled to announce its new Merry Miracles Holiday Package, including the...

Restoration of the T. Thomas Fortune House is Underway
Contributed by Thomas Fortune Project
Posted: November 18, 2016

  Red Bank, NJ-The restoration of the T. Thomas Fortune House is under way! Recently this historical site was saved thanks to the efforts of the T. Thomas Fortune Project committee and other concerned citizens....

Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Releases the 2017 List of 10 Places in Peril in the State
Contributed by Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 16, 2016

  "This is the Trust's twelfth annual Places in Peril list," said Mark C. McDonald, president and CEO of the Trust. "We hope the list will continue to bring preservation solutions to Georgia's imperiled...

Preserving the Meaning of Home
Contributed by Eden Brown
Posted: November 15, 2016

  At Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury (NHSW) providing a home is just the start. A home is more than a financial asset, it has a deep emotional meaning the residents utilizing the space. Homes provides...

American Academy in Rome 2017 Rome Prize fellowship in Historic Preservation and Conservation
Contributed by American Academy in Rome
Posted: November 13, 2016

  The American Academy in Rome supports innovative artists, writers, and scholars living and working together in a dynamic international community. Founded in 1894, the Academy is the oldest American overseas...

Seeking Staff Anthropologist & Archaeology Professionals, Republic of the Marshall Islands Historic Preservation Office (Republic of the Marshall Islands)
Contributed by Steve Titiml
Posted: October 30, 2016

  The Republic of the Marshall Islands Historic Preservation Office is looking to fill vacancies in two key positions: Staff Archaeologist Staff Anthropologist (2 year...

FREE Mobile App Tour Guide to Bluffton, SC
Contributed by Bob Newbert
Posted: October 24, 2016

  Bluffton Buddy, a mobile app for smart phones and tablets that portrays the people, places and traditions which make Bluffton SC the Heart of the Lowcountry, is now available for FREE download...

Call for Entries: The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA)
Contributed by Bruner Foundation Inc.
Posted: October 22, 2016

  The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) is a national urban design award that seeks to promote innovative thinking about the built environment and advance conversation about making...

2016 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources List Announcement
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: October 20, 2016

  The Most Endangered Historic Resources Program is PM's oldest advocacy and education program. This year's Most Endangered list was culled from nominations submitted by preservation-minded groups and individuals...

National Trust for Canada Launches This Place Matters Competition
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: October 4, 2016

  Ottawa, ON, October 4, 2016 – Take up your tablets, click on you cell phones and head to your computers! The National Trust for Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 This Place Matters competition....

National Park Service Report Highlights $9.4 Billion in Private Investment in Historic Preservation across America
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 1, 2016

  WASHINGTON – Projects certified through the National Park Service’s Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program in Fiscal Year 2015 contributed more than $9.4 billion in output in terms of goods...

ACHP Invites Input on Ideas to Improve the National Historic Preservation Program
Contributed by The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: September 30, 2016

  The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) wants to hear from you on the future of the national historic preservation program. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Historic...

Ace Hotel New Orleans restores historic Art Deco exterior and updates performance
Contributed by Heather West
Posted: September 27, 2016

  Opened in March 2016, Ace Hotel New Orleans has transformed the 1928 Art Deco, nine-story Barnett's Furniture building into a 234-room boutique hotel with dining, retail, event and meeting spaces plus...

CU-Boulder's Ketchum building retains historical accuracy with Wausau windows
Contributed by Heather West
Posted: September 27, 2016

  In July 2016, the University of Colorado (CU) Boulder earned LEED® Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council for the $9.4 million renovation and renewal of historic Ketchum Arts and Sciences...

The National Center Announces Call for Proposals for 2017 Preservation Technology and Training Grants Program
Contributed by Andy Ferrell
Posted: September 26, 2016

  The Call for Proposals is now available for the 2017 Preservation Technology and Training Grants...

The Architectural Heritage Center welcomes our new Executive Director
Contributed by Nanette Thrush
Posted: September 14, 2016

  Bosco­Milligan Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director PORTLAND, Ore. — The Board of Directors of the Bosco-­Milligan Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie...

Fitch Fellowship: Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Funding (James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation)
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: September 12, 2016

  Since 1989, the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation has been in the vanguard of historic preservation practice and theory. The mission of the Fitch Foundation is to support professionals in the field...

Online Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation at University of Kentucky
Contributed by
Posted: September 7, 2016

  The Department of Historic Preservation in the College of Design at the University of Kentucky is pleased to announce a new online graduate certificate in Historic Preservation beginning the fall 2016...

National Park Service Providing Historic Preservation Support to American Indian Tribes
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 1, 2016

  The National Park Service today announced the awarding of $531,187 in grants from the Historic Preservation Fund to 16 American Indian tribes to support the protection of America's native cultures.

National Park Service Announces Availability of New Civil Rights Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 17, 2016

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today opened the application period for new grants to preserve and highlight the sites and stories related to the African American struggle for equality in...

Partners in Training – Call for Proposals – Fall 2016 (Historic Preservation Education Foundation)
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: August 16, 2016

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) initiative, Partners in Training, furthers our mission of providing training opportunities on technical topics associated with preservation technology....

UPDATE: Historic Ellicott City Flood Recovery (Preservation Maryland)
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: August 4, 2016

  From Preservation Maryland: After destructive flood, help Ellicott City recover! Here at Preservation Maryland, we have been absolutely overwhelmed by the...

University of Washington-Tacoma McDonald-Smith Building completes historical window replacement
Contributed by Heather West
Posted: August 1, 2016

  Opened for the 2015-16 academic year, the University of Washington-Tacoma (UW Tacoma) completed its reconstruction and renovation of the 120-year-old McDonald-Smith Building located in the Union Station...

What’s Next? Idea Competition For Endangered Buildings
Contributed by Columbus Landmarks Foundation
Posted: July 27, 2016

  The What’s Next? Idea Competition seeks submissions through sketch, prose, poetry, song, or any variety of medium you choose. Simply download one of the entry cards below and submit your idea in time to...

Newport Restoration Foundation Announces 10th Annual Doris Duke Preservation Award Honorees
Contributed by Newport Restoration Foundation
Posted: July 26, 2016

  July 25, 2016, Newport RI - The tenth annual Doris Duke Preservation Awards recognizes three recent projects for their contributions to preserving Rhode Island's historic architectural heritage. The awards...

Editorships for EAHN Journal Architectural Histories
Contributed by Architectural Histories of the European Architectural History Network
Posted: July 22, 2016

  The journal Architectural Histories of the European Architectural History Network, is now seeking to appoint a new editor-in-chief and editorial assistant from 1 June 2017 for a four-year term. These are...

Traditional Building Announces 2016 Palladio Awards
Contributed by Traditional Building
Posted: July 22, 2016

  Traditional Building, Period Homes, and the Traditional Building Conference Series are pleased to announce the 2016 Palladio Award winners. Each year, the Palladio Awards honor outstanding...

National Park Service Providing Preservation Technology and Training Grants across the Country
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 20, 2016

  WASHINGTON –The National Park Service announced today $324,700 in grants to fund research, training, and online and social media projects that promote innovative uses of technology in the preservation...

Request for Proposals, Guam State Historic Preservation Office
Contributed by Lynda B. Aguon
Posted: July 14, 2016

  The Guam Department of Parks and Recreation, State Historic Preservation Office has publicly advertised for Request for Proposals to conduct an assessment of the Review and Compliance Program Area.

New Funding for Young Canada Works
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: July 12, 2016

  NEW FUNDING FOR YOUNG CANADA WORKS Get funds to hire a recent graduate! Here’s some great news! The National Trust for Canada is pleased to announce that...

Ontario150 Community Capital Program
Contributed by Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF)
Posted: July 9, 2016

  2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canada and the Province of Ontario. This milestone in Ontario’s history provides a unique opportunity to strengthen our communities and celebrate the people, places...

Win Cash and Revitalize Your Main Street
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: July 9, 2016

  Calling all main street groups! We’re seeking project ideas for a national crowdfunding competition this fall. The 2016 This Place Matters competition will give eligible project groups the chance to win...

Help Save the Citgo Sign
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: July 8, 2016

  As you may have heard, the Alliance launched an online petition to demonstrate public...

The Votes Are In: Partners in Preservation Awards $2 Million in Grants for Projects in National Parks
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 6, 2016

  American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation today announced the winners of the Partners in Preservation: National Parks campaign. The winning parks, determined by a popular vote,...

National Park Service Convenes Experts to Highlight a Century of Design in Parks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 28, 2016

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) has concluded a three-day symposium in Santa Fe, New Mexico to celebrate the iconic design unique to national parks as part of its ongoing centennial celebration.

Accepting Six-to-Fix Site Nominations
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: June 27, 2016

  Last year, Preservation Maryland launched our innovative Six-to-Fix program that has made a direct impact in saving threatened historic places across the state. Check out the progress we've made on last...

ABPP Announces FY16 Planning Grant Awards
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 23, 2016

  More than $1.19 million in National Park Service grants will be used to help preserve and protect America’s significant battlefield lands. The funding from the National Park Service’s American Battlefield...

National Park Service Awards over $1 Million to Preserve American Battlefields
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 23, 2016

  WASHINGTON –The National Park Service announced today $1.19 million grants to support 20 projects at significant battlefields across the country. The projects will research, document, or interpret dozens...

Nominations Due August 5th for 2017 List of Oregon’s Most Endangered Places
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: June 17, 2016

  Each year Restore Oregon publishes a list of Oregon’s Most Endangered Places for the purpose of spotlighting their importance and rallying resources to save them. Those properties selected for the...

SAH Publication Awards
Contributed by Helena Dean
Posted: June 17, 2016

  The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting nominations for its 2017 Publication Awards. The program includes five awards that will be presented at the Society's 2017 Annual International Conference...

Secretary Jewell Honors Historic Preservation Leaders for Extraordinary Work in Their Communities
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 17, 2016

  WASHINGTON – As President Obama and his family prepare to spend Father’s Day weekend at Carlsbad Caverns and Yosemite – one of the first places protected by a U.S. President – this weekend, U.S. Secretary...

Now Accepting Applications: 2016 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources Program
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: June 16, 2016

  Preservation Massachusetts is now accepting nominations to our 2016 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources Program! Since 1993, Preservation Massachusetts has endeavored to identify and...

Call for Project Ideas: National Trust for Canada Crowdfunding Competition
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: June 15, 2016

  Ottawa, June 15, 2016 – The National Trust for Canada invites community groups undertaking main street projects to participate in a national crowdfunding competition this fall. The 2016 This Place Matters...

National Park Service Provides Educators New Resource on History of Segregation and Jackie Robinson Ballpark
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 8, 2016

  WASHINGTON: Play ball! Educators have a new resource to help teach young and old alike about segregation and baseball history. The National Park Service’s Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) has published...

Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture Award
Contributed by The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH)
Posted: June 3, 2016

  The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) seeks nominations for the “Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture” Award. This annual award honors a project that preserves,...

Hamilton Museum Announces NEW IMPRESSIONS Exhibition
Contributed by Tootsie Marie Sommers
Posted: May 31, 2016

  The public is invited to visit New Impressions, an international, juried exhibition that showcase exploration and creativity with letterpress printing techniques. From this age-old tradition, we strive...

Announcing Funding for Regeneration Works
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: May 30, 2016

  Ottawa, May 30, 2016 – The National Trust for Canada is pleased to acknowledge $161,234 in new funding from the Government of Canada. With this funding, the National Trust will build Regeneration Works,...

Call for Nominations to SAH Board for 2017
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 18, 2016

  The 2017 SAH Nominating Committee seeks your recommendations for new SAH Board members who would begin their terms after the Glasgow annual conference in June 2017 and would serve until April 2020.

Free Walking Tours of Historic Old Torrance
Contributed by Debbie Hays
Posted: May 13, 2016

  The Torrance Historical Society will kick-off their annual Walking Tours of Historic Old Torrance on Sunday, May 22nd. This free docent-led tour begins at the Torrance Historical Museum (1345 Post Avenue)...

National Cost-Sharing Program for Heritage Places (Parks Canada)
Contributed by Parks Canada
Posted: May 13, 2016

  NEW! The Guidelines and Application Forms are now available for the newly expanded National Cost-Sharing Program for Heritage Places. Through Budget 2016’s investment in social infrastructure,...

National Park Service Awards $2.8 Million in Grants to Preserve and Interpret World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 13, 2016

  WASHINGTON – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis yesterday announced $2.8 million in Japanese American Confinement Sites grants to fund educational programs, preservation projects, memorials,...

Society of Architectural Historians Receives NEH Grant for SAH Archipedia
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 9, 2016

  CHICAGO) May 9, 2016 — The Society of Architectural Historians has been awarded a third major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanitiesto commission new content and site enhancements...

National Parks Take The Park Experience To Austin In Celebration Of The @NatlParkService Centennial
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 3, 2016

  Austin, TX (May 3, 2016) – As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, the National Park Service will partner with the National Park Foundation to launch a series of special events called Park Exchange...

The Drucker Prize
Contributed by
Posted: May 3, 2016

  Previously known as the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation, the program has now moved in a bold new direction. The Drucker Prize has been turned into a resource-rich learning platform—one...

National Park Service Awards over $56 Million in Historic Preservation Grants to States and Tribes
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 2, 2016

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service announced today the awarding of $46.9 million for historic preservation grants to every U.S. state, territory, and the District of Columbia, in addition to $9.8 million...

National Park Service Awards $2.58 Million in Matching Grants for Maritime Heritage Education and Preservation Projects in 19 States
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 27, 2016

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service, in partnership with the Maritime Administration, today announced the award of $2.58 million in Maritime Heritage Program grants for projects in 19 states...

H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: April 26, 2016

  The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting applications for the 2016 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship. The prestigious fellowship of $50,000 will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar...

Request for Proposals for Historic Preservation Revolving Fund Feasibility Study
Contributed by Danielle LaPresta
Posted: April 19, 2016

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVOLVING LOAN FUND PROGRAM FEASIBILITY STUDY Organizational Overview Formed in 1982, the Preservation...

National Park Service Launches Redesigned Website
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 18, 2016

  WASHINGTON – – The National Park Service (NPS) has launched a redesigned NPS.gov website. The website has a new look and added features to help visitors...

National Park Visitor Spending Contributes $32 Billion to Economy
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 18, 2016

  WASHINGTON – Spending by a record number of national park visitors in 2015 provided a $32 billion benefit to the nation’s economy and supported 295,000 jobs, according to a report released today by National...

Study Abroad at Acre, Israel UNESCO World Heritage Site
Contributed by Barry Stiefel
Posted: April 18, 2016

  This program will offer students the opportunity to study in the Old City of Acre, Israel and earn 12 - 15 hours of credit through the College of Charleston. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Acre is a...

2016 Global Mural Conference: Sponsor A Mural
Contributed by Cheryl Longyear
Posted: April 13, 2016

  Global Mural Conference Seeks Locations for 20 Murals in New York State The 10th Global Mural Conference will be held in Fairport, NY, September 18-25, 2016. One attraction at the conference...

Call for Microfunding Proposals
Contributed by Andrew Bryans
Posted: April 10, 2016

  Northwest History Network - Call for Microfunding Proposals The Northwest History Network is seeking applications for competitive awards of up to $250 to fund equipment, services,...

Historic Preservation Job Postings Hit Recent Record
Contributed by Prof. Thomas Visser
Posted: April 10, 2016

  Preservation job postings continued to increase in 2015. Indeed, the number of preservation job postings in 2015 have clearly exceeded the previous peak seen in 2008. These are the findings...

Call for Student Papers - National Council for Preservation Education and National Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by Amalia Leifeste
Posted: April 4, 2016

  National Council for Preservation Education and National Trust for Historic Preservation Call for Student Papers 2016 National Trust Conference, November 15-18, 2016 Houston,...

Limited Edition 100th Anniversary Of The National Park Service Commemorative Coins Now Available For Purchase
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 25, 2016

  WASHINGTON (March 25, 2016) – The National Park Foundation, the National Park Service, and the United States Mint announced today that limited edition coins honoring the National Park Service Centennial...

Spring historic property listing promotion
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: March 24, 2016

  Greetings Historic Home Sellers, In order to provide additional exposure during the spring and summer months for the beautiful historic homes listed for sale on PreservationDirectory.com...

National Park Service Handbook Offers Insight into Complex History of Reconstruction
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 21, 2016

  WASHINGTON – Today, the National Park Service announced the publication of its official handbook on the Reconstruction Era, one of the most complicated, poorly understood, and significant periods...

Ohio Elementary School’s Historic Transformation and LEED Silver Certification
Contributed by Heather West
Posted: March 21, 2016

  The 142-year-old Stewart Alternative Elementary School in Columbus, Ohio, has been transformed into a vibrant, modern center of learning for area students. Reopened in January 2015, the renovated and expanded...

Saginaw Chipewa Indian Tribe, CMU Archaeologists Earn State Recognition, 2016 Governor's Awards for Historic Preservation Announced
Contributed by Misty Miller
Posted: March 21, 2016

  LANSING, MICH. – The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan and Central Michigan University archaeologists partnered to conduct field schools at the site of the abandoned Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial...

Invitation to Bid for the Yap State Historic Preservation Legislation Review Project
Contributed by Francis Reg, Historic Preservation Officer
Posted: March 16, 2016

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) INVITATION TO BID FOR THE YAP STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION LEGISLATION REVIEW PROJECT The Yap State Historic Preservation Office (YSHPO) hereby solicits...

The Heritage Society Receives Houston First Corporation Grant
Contributed by Deborah Duty
Posted: March 16, 2016

  Historians and preservation enthusiasts now have a chance to relive Houston's storied past thanks to Houston First Corporation for awarding $12,500 to The Heritage Society (THS), Houston's only outdoor,...

Call for Nominations: National Trust for Canada Awards
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 14, 2016

  Ottawa, March 14, 2016 – The National Trust for Canada is pleased to announce the opening of the nomination period for its National Awards. Each year, our awards honour individuals, organizations,...

Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee Releases Annual Report to Congress
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 14, 2016

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service has released the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee’s

Pioneers, Innovators & Living Legends
Contributed by Tigra Tsujikawa
Posted: March 10, 2016

  Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall Of Fame Class Of 2016 Announced Sturgis, South Dakota, March 8, 2016 — From pioneers and innovators to customizers and dealers, the 2016 inductees into...

The Liberty Hotel's historically accurate replacement windows contribute to its architectural heritage and its transformation from jail to hotel
Contributed by Heather West
Posted: March 10, 2016

  When baseball superstar Babe Ruth toured Boston's Charles Street Jail in 1925, he famously quipped: "This isn't a jail, it's a hotel," a prophecy that has since come true. Now known as The Liberty Hotel,...

Call for Presentations: Heritage Rising Conference 2016
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 9, 2016

  Ottawa, March 8, 2016 – The National Trust for Canada invites individuals and organizations interested in speaking at the National Trust Conference, from October 20-22 2016, to

Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation: 2016 Historic Preservation Awards - Call for Nominations
Contributed by Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 9, 2016

  Time to nominate projects and preservation leaders to the Preservation Awards!! Every year we honor those who have sacrificed and toiled for the goal of preserving places. Please think...

Richard Morris Hunt Prize 2017 Call for Candidates is Open
Contributed by Thom
Posted: March 8, 2016

  Purpose The Richard Morris Hunt Prize (RMHP) is an intensive and curated six-month program, divisible in two or three periods, that carries a $20,000 award for registered...

Application Period for Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund Now Open
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 7, 2016

  Ottawa, March 7, 2016 – The National Trust for Canada is now accepting applications for the Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund. Students studying built heritage and young professionals working in the field are...

Call for Nominations: 2016 Preservation Achievement Awards
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: March 7, 2016

  It's time to recognize that fantastic project in your neighborhood. Whether it's the restoration of an old home on your block, the new development that fits right in with your historic street,...

Accepting Nominations for Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 4, 2016

  Ottawa, March 4, 2016 –The deadline to submit a nomination for National Trust for Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places List is only two weeks away. Throughout Canada, places that help tell our country’s story...

A Call for Action! Input Needed for 2016 Preservation Awards (Historic Wilmington Foundation)
Contributed by Historic Wilmington Foundation
Posted: March 3, 2016

  The Foundation's awards recognize and honor the businesses and individuals who make preservation a reality in our historic region. We are now accepting nominations for current preservation and restoration...

Arlington Memorial Bridge Deterioration Illustrates Nationwide Need for National Park Road Maintenance Funds
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 3, 2016

  WASHINGTON – Arlington Memorial Bridge – the symbolic entry to Washington, D.C. and its iconic monument core – needs a major overhaul or it will have to be closed in 2021. An inspection...

Essex Heritage Launches “Find Your Story” to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: March 3, 2016

  (Salem, MA) — Essex Heritage, in keeping with its 20-year tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, has launched a short-video contest to encourage everyone to find and share...

Now Accepting Applications: Preservation Massachusetts' Predevelopment Loan Fund
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: March 1, 2016

  Do you know of a project in your community that is in need of funds for architectural and engineering studies, legal fees, historic consultant costs, etc? Preservation Massachusetts is actively...

National Trust for Canada shares its recommendations for Budget 2016
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: February 24, 2016

  Ottawa, February 23 – Responding to Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s pre-budget town hall, the National Trust for Canada is encouraging heritage supporters to promote its recommendations, designed to help...

Spring 2016 Exhibit: A Day in the Life.. As the Betts Family Lived in the Mid 19th Century
Contributed by Executive Director
Posted: February 24, 2016

  A Day in the Life…As the Betts Family Lived in the Mid 19th Century Cincinnati, OH – The Betts House is pleased to present its upcoming exhibit, A Day in the Life…: Mid 19th Century...

Historic Lodging Directory Promotion
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: February 22, 2016

  Dear Innkeeper, PreservationDirectory.com, the leading resource for historic and cultural resource preservation in the US and Canada, is pleased to announce a temporary reduction in listing...

Audubon Pilgrimage 2016
Contributed by Anne Butler
Posted: February 19, 2016

  By Anne Butler The forty-fifth annual Audubon Pilgrimage March 18, 19 and 20, 2016, celebrates a southern spring in St. Francisville, the glorious garden spot of Louisiana’s...

Calling All Women in Preservation for the 2016 Tsongas Awards
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: February 17, 2016

  Women have been trailblazers, pioneers, innovators and leaders who have made our preservation community what it is today. They emerged as historians, community activists, urban warriors, professionals...

Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy presented by The Heritage Society
Contributed by Deborah Duty
Posted: February 16, 2016

  The Heritage Society presents Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy, an exhibition created by the Wittliff Collections at the Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos, presented in partnership with...

Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Inductees
Contributed by Mederick Bellaire
Posted: February 15, 2016

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2016 Eight to be inducted into Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame in the Class of 2016 PAWTUCKET – The Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame...

The Mayor Thomas M. Menino Legacy Award Nomination Period Open
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: February 12, 2016

  In 2015, Preservation Massachusetts introduced the Mayor Thomas M. Menino Legacy Award. This award was created to honor the incredible contribution that Mayor Menino made to the historic preservation community...

Herbert Feis Award for Public History
Contributed by American Historical Association
Posted: February 11, 2016

  The American Historical Association seeks nominations for the Herbert Feis Award for distinguished contributions to public history. Individuals and collaborative groups are eligible to apply.

Volunteer Month at Chalmette National Cemetery
Contributed by Jason Church
Posted: February 11, 2016

  Interested in learning more about cemetery preservation: such as documentation, cleaning, and resetting? Want to give back to our national history? Well then we have the project for you... The National...

Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) Partners in Training Call for Proposals
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: February 10, 2016

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Spring 2016 round of its Partners in Training program. HPEF established Partners in Training in 2014...

President’s FY 2017 Budget Requests $3.1 Billion for National Park Service to Invest in the Next Century of America’s National Parks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 9, 2016

  President’s FY 2017 Budget Requests $3.1 Billion for National Park Service to Invest in the Next Century of America’s National Parks WASHINGTON – President Obama’s budget request for fiscal...

Save Our Cemeteries Gets Re-interred Uptown
Contributed by Save Our Cemeteries
Posted: February 8, 2016

  Save Our Cemeteries announced today that it has moved its offices from its current location in the Treme section of the city to a new uptown location effective February 1, 2016. Save Our Cemeteries new...

Preserve Arkansas Seeks Most-Endangered Sites Nominations
Contributed by Preserve Arkansas
Posted: February 7, 2016

  Little Rock—Preserve Arkansas requests the public’s help in identifying endangered historic places that reflect our Arkansas heritage for the 2016 Most Endangered Places List. The Most Endangered...

National Parks Maintenance Backlog Reaches $11.9 Billion
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 5, 2016

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) this week released its Fiscal Year 2015 deferred maintenance statistics for national parks. The $11.93 billion nationwide total is a $440 million increase from...

Call for Nominations: Prince of Wales Prize
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: February 4, 2016

  The National Trust for Canada is accepting nominations for the Prince of Wales Prize for Municipal Heritage Leadership. Under the generous patronage of His Royal Highness The Prince of...

100th private property protected by Historic New England
Contributed by Scrampton
Posted: February 2, 2016

  Historic New England is pleased to announce that the Bell House in Little Boar’s Head, New Hampshire, is the one-hundredth property protected through its

Request for Proposals, Guam State Historic Preservation Office
Contributed by Lynda B. Aguon
Posted: January 31, 2016

  PUBLIC NOTICE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RFP NO.: DPR-16-001 Historic Preservation Fund Grant 66-15-HPF Project No. 66-15-004 Central...

Call for Nominations: Canada’s Top 10 Endangered Places
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: January 29, 2016

  The National Trust for Canada is accepting nominations for the 2016 Top 10 Endangered Places List. Each year, the list brings national attention to historic places at risk due to neglect, lack of funding,...

Docomomo US Modernism in America Awards
Contributed by Jessica Smith
Posted: January 29, 2016

  Now accepting submissions for the 2016 Modernism in America Awards Docomomo US invites submissions for the 2016 Modernism in America Awards. The...

Historic Resources in Michigan Jeopardized by Bill to Amend 1970 PA 169
Contributed by Michigan Historic Preservation Network
Posted: January 29, 2016

  Michigan?s historic places drive economic development, attract businesses, draw tourists and new residents, create a sense of place, and enhance our quality of life. Keeping these historic places is so...

NPS Announces Centennial Challenge Projects
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 29, 2016

  Cost Share Partnerships Grow $15 Million Appropriation to Nearly $48 Million WASHINGTON – This week, the National Park Service (NPS) announced nearly $48 million of Centennial Challenge...

TICRAT | arizona 2016 Earthen Architecture Workshop
Contributed by Brooks Jeffery
Posted: January 27, 2016

  The Missions Initiative is pleased to invite you to TICRAT | arizona 2016, a bi-national, hands-on workshop focused on techniques and strategies for conserving and restoring earthen architecture and components...

2016 Conference on Illinois History -- Call for Papers
Contributed by Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Posted: January 25, 2016

  Proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois’ history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology are requested for the Conference on Illinois History. The Conference...

Announcing Summer 2016 Building Arts Workshops
Contributed by Kenneth Leap
Posted: January 11, 2016

  The Workshops at Bryn Athyn present five-day intensives in blacksmithing, stained glass, mosaic, and stone carving taught by nationally recognized master craftsmen. Each course meets for 35 hours of instructional...

Call for Session Proposals: 2017 Annual International Conference, Society of Architectural Historians
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: December 18, 2015

  Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference Glasgow, Scotland, June 7-11 Conference Chair: Sandy Isenstadt, SAH 1st Vice President-Elect,...

The Victorian Society in America (VSA) Summer Schools
Contributed by The Victorian Society in America (VSA)
Posted: December 18, 2015

  We invite you to study architecture, art, landscape, and preservation at one of our internationally-acclaimed Summer Schools in Newport, Chicago, and London. You will enjoy lectures by leading scholars,...

A Crowdfunding Success Story!
Contributed by National Trust for Canada - Fiducie nationale du Canada
Posted: December 17, 2015

  The National Trust for Canada congratulates the Fairbairn House Heritage Centre, the first project team to complete a crowdfunding campaign on the National Trust's new crowdfunding platform – THIS...

Historic Chicago Bungalow Association Presents 11th Annual Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Bungalow Awards
Contributed by Historic Chicago Bungalow Association
Posted: December 14, 2015

  CHICAGO (December 14, 2015): Highlighting the very best in bungalow rehabilitation and restoration projects from the past year, while encouraging others to strive for greatness in their own projects, the...

Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2015 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellow
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: December 14, 2015

  CHICAGO) December 11, 2015 — The Society of Architectural Historians has awarded the 2015 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship to architectural designer and historian Danielle S. Willkens, Assoc. AIA,...

University of Oregon's Historic Preservation Program Schedules Move to Portland
Contributed by University of Oregon's Historic Preservation Program
Posted: December 10, 2015

  EUGENE, OREGON – (Dec. 10, 2015) — The University of Oregon’s Historic Preservation Program is relocating its master’s degree program from the Eugene campus to the UO in Portland beginning fall term...

Nominations Sought for 2016 Old House Revival Tour in Portland, Oregon
Contributed by Architectural Heritage Center
Posted: December 9, 2015

  The Old House Revival Tour will feature six to eight tour stops covering Portland area house styles from the late 1800s through the 1970s. Homes on the tour may feature original or restored spaces,...

Nearly $800,000 Goes to Fund Arts Projects in National Parks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 8, 2015

  WASHINGTON – America’s national parks have inspired artists for generations. As the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Park Service commemorate milestone anniversaries in 2015 and 2016, the...

National Trust for Canada Launches REGENERATION Blog
Contributed by National Trust for Canada - Fiducie nationale du Canada
Posted: December 5, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, December 3, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada is launching REGENERATION, a new blog designed to share inspiring and provocative stories and ideas about saving and regenerating places that...

National Park Service Director Jarvis Encourages Congressional Support for National Park Service Centennial
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 2, 2015

  WASHINGTON – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today highlighted key provisions included in the Obama Administration’s National Park Service centennial proposal and a draft bill from House...

Call for Nominations--2016 Bishir Prize
Contributed by Paula Lupkin
Posted: November 24, 2015

  DEADLINE: DECEMBER 20th Does your work contribute to the study of vernacular architecture and cultural landscapes? Have you published a scholarly article on the subject in the...

Charles E. Peterson Fellowship of the Buildings of the United States and the Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: November 20, 2015

  Purpose In a joint program with the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, the Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to offer an annual fellowship that will support the participation of a graduate...

National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Designs Unveiled
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: November 19, 2015

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Designs for commemorative coins honoring the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS) were unveiled today during a ceremony at the Department of the Interior. NPS Director...

Mellon Junior Fellows in Humanities, Urbanism and Design
Contributed by
Posted: November 17, 2015

  The initiative in Humanities, Urbanism, and Design (H+U+D) at the University of Pennsylvania is a five-year project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to foster critical and integrative consideration...

Call for Scholarship Applications (Architecture Foundation of Oregon)
Contributed by Architecture Foundation of Oregon
Posted: November 13, 2015

  When Senator Mark O. Hatfield was our Honored Citizen back in 1998, afo created a scholarship in his name. Awarded annually to an Oregon student of architecture, the scholarship’s focus is on architectural...

Window Preservation Alliance Awards Student Memberships
Contributed by Alison Hardy
Posted: November 11, 2015

  Window Preservation Alliance Welcomes Next Generation of Window Restorers Scholarships for Three Student Memberships Awarded Boston, MA—The Window Preservation Alliance (WPA), an non-profit...

Window Preservation Alliance Formed
Contributed by Alison Hardy
Posted: November 10, 2015

  Boston, MA, November 10, 2015– The Window Preservation Alliance (WPA) formed to promote the restoration of original windows – not replacement. “For so many years the only message...

Television Company Seeking Individuals / Companies
Contributed by Traci Zambotti
Posted: November 6, 2015

  Television production company is looking for individuals or companies who either build saunas OR renovate or preserve run down or abandoned cabins, barns, cottages, boat houses. Reply if you...

National Park Service Awards over $500,000 to Protect over 180 acres at 3 Civil War Battlefields in Kentucky, Mississippi and Virginia
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: November 3, 2015

  WASHINGTON, DC – National Park Service (NPS) Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced more than $500,000 in grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to help preserve over 180 acres...

Request for Expressions of Interest for DCR's Powder Magazine, Cambridge, MA
Contributed by Kevin M Allen
Posted: October 30, 2015

  DCR Announces Opportunity to Rehabilitate and Reuse the Historic Powder Magazine Building in Cambridge BOSTON — October, 26, 2015 — Seeking to foster future public/private...

Every Kid in a Park Heads to the Classroom: New Partnership with Scholastic Announced at NYC Event
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 29, 2015

  WASHINGTON – A new partnership with Scholastic will bring national parks into thousands of classrooms as part of the Every Kid in a Parkprogram. Scholastic has joined the nationwide effort started...

Historic Restoration TV Show - Casting Notice
Contributed by Ashley Kelly
Posted: October 26, 2015

  HISTORIC RESTORATION ADAPTIVE REUSE TV SHOW A Major Cable Network High Noon Entertainment are currently seeking: Individuals or teams of CONTRACTORS, DEVELOPERS,...

The National Trust of Canada Launches New Crowdfunding Site With a Special Matching Fund Opportunity
Contributed by The National Trust of Canada
Posted: October 25, 2015

  Ottawa, Ont., October 23, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada is pleased to announce the launch of THIS PLACE MATTERS – Canada’s first crowdfunding site dedicated to heritage places.

A New Lesson Online Plan Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 18, 2015

  A New Lesson Online Plan Commemorates the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 WASHINGTON – The National Park Service’s Teaching with Historic Places and HISTORY®...

Casting For HGTV Stone House Revival
Contributed by Aaron Simnowitz
Posted: October 16, 2015

  HGTV/DIY is searching for current owners of historic, stone homes in Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester Counties! A new home renovation show is now casting outgoing and fun...

Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant (Center for Architecture)
Contributed by Center for Architecture
Posted: October 16, 2015

  Application Deadline: Monday, November 2, 2015 at 5:00pm Purpose: To further the personal and professional development of an architect...

American Academy in Rome 2016 Rome Prize Fellowship
Contributed by Robert Starkoff
Posted: October 14, 2015

  The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the 2016 Rome Prize. For over a century, the Academy has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative work in the arts and humanities....

A New Fundraising Tool is Coming Soon
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: October 13, 2015

  Ottawa, Ont., October 13, 2015 – In just ten days the National Trust for Canada will launch THIS PLACE MATTERS – Canada’s first national crowdfunding platform dedicated to heritage.

The National Trust Announces Recipients of the Prince of Wales Prize, the Gabrielle Léger Medal and Lieutenant Governor’s Award
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: October 8, 2015

  Ottawa, ON October 8, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada congratulates the recipients of its 2015 National Leadership Awards for outstanding contributions in their fields: the Prince of Wales Prize,...

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Charles E. Peterson Fellowship of the Buildings of the United States & the Athenaeum of Philadelphia
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: October 6, 2015

  The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) is accepting nominations for the 2016 Charles E. Peterson Fellowship of the Buildings of the United States and the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. The deadline...

National Trust for Canada’s Annual Report is Now Available
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: October 5, 2015

  Ottawa, ON October 2, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada’s 2014-2015 Annual Report is now available online. The National Trust thanks the many members, donors, sponsors and volunteers who share...

2016 ABPP Planning Grant Applications Available
Contributed by
Posted: October 2, 2015

  The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) of the National Park Service invites non-profit groups, academic institutions, and local, regional, state, and tribal governments to submit applications...

Call for Sessions - 2016 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by New Jersey Historic Trust
Posted: October 2, 2015

  Building a Place for History: 2016 NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference Call for Sessions Proposals due by November 23, 2015

Call for Session Proposals: Society of Architectural Historians’ 2017 Annual International Conference
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: October 1, 2015

  Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference Glasgow, Scotland, June 7-11 Conference Chair: Sandy Isenstadt, SAH 1st Vice President-Elect,...

National Park Service Announces $106,500 in Preservation Technology and Training Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 1, 2015

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced the award of three Preservation Technology and Training grants totaling $106,500. Administered by the National Center for Preservation Technology...

National Park Service Reports Historic Investments in 2014 Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 15, 2015

  WASHINGTON – Private investment in historic preservation is alive and well, as outlined in a series of reports on the National Park Service’s Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program. ...

NAGPRA Grants Awarded to 2 Indian Tribes and 1 Museum
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 11, 2015

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced the award of three Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act(NAGPRA) repatriation and consultation grants totaling $90,000. The...

Administration Launches Every Kid in a Park Pass
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 1, 2015

  WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s commitment to protect our nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and enjoy them, the Obama Administration...

10 Reasons for Exploring a Preservation Option for the Historic Chautauqua Amphitheater
Contributed by The Committee to Preserve the Historic Chautauqua Amphitheater
Posted: August 27, 2015

  Dear Chautauquans and Friends of Chautauqua: As the Board of Trustees prepares to meet this Saturday, we would first like to thank all of the Amp’s supporters. This campaign could...

Now Accepting Nominations for the Secretary of the Interior's 2015 Historic Preservation Awards
Contributed by David M. Banks
Posted: August 27, 2015

  SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR’S HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARD 2015 NOMINATION INTRODUCTION Section 110(h) of the National Historic Preservation Act (54 U.S.C. 306110)...

Fitch Fellowships: Applications for 2016 Funding Due October 15, 2015
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: August 25, 2015

  The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation provides mid-career grants of up to $15,000 to professionals working in preservation, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning,...

National Park Service Awards Historic Preservation Grants to American Indian Tribes and Alaskan Native Groups
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 11, 2015

  WASHINGTON – In villages beside Neah Bay, Makah artisans pass on the tradition of basketry, carving, and jewelry-marking to younger generations, celebrating cultural heritage dating back more than 600...

Alaska Association for Historic Preservation (AAHP) Announces 2015 Ten Most Endangered Historic Properties
Contributed by Alaska Association for Historic Preservation (AAHP)
Posted: August 10, 2015

  The Alaska Association for Historic Preservation (AAHP) has announced the state’s Ten Most Endangered Historic Properties for 2015. The list is announced each year and is intended to bring public...

Historic Preservation Education Foundation’s Partners in Training Fall 2015 Call for Proposals
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: August 9, 2015

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Fall 2015 round of its Partners in Training program. HPEF established Partners in Training last year to provide...

Society of Architectural Historians to Expand Charnley-Persky House Tours During Chicago Architecture Biennial
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: August 6, 2015

  (CHICAGO) August 6, 2015 — The Society of Architectural Historians, in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial, will present an expanded tour program of its National Historic Landmark headquarters,...

Four New National Historic Landmarks Designated
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 4, 2015

  WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced the designation of four new national historic landmarks. The designation...

Now Casting - Historic Home Flippers for New Series!
Contributed by Mark Dalbis
Posted: July 30, 2015

  Major Television Production Company Now Casting People That Flip Historic Homes!!! Do you have a PASSION for flipping and for history? Do you invest your own money...

Popcorn & Preservation: What’s the connection? Four dedicated public servants honored with Historic Preservation Awards
Contributed by Victoria Stauffenberg
Posted: July 30, 2015

  National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Office Of Communications 1849 C Street NW Washington DC 20240 202-208-6843...

National Park Service and Department of Energy Seek Public Input on Draft Memorandum of Agreement for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 28, 2015

  Washington, DC -- The National Park Service and the U.S. Department of Energy are inviting the public to review and comment on the Draft Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the National Park Service...

Help The Neon Museum Repaint the Desert Rose Motel Sign
Contributed by The Neon Museum
Posted: July 27, 2015

  We need your help to conserve and protect the Desert Rose Motel sign! The Desert Rose Motel sign is one of the largest and most striking motel signs in our collection. We need approximately $50,000...

Be an Agent for Change - Be a Tar Heels Go Walking Guide
Contributed by Historic Wilmington Foundation
Posted: July 23, 2015

  If you see a large group of grade-schoolers walking around downtown don’t call the truant officer, those kids are learning! The Historic Wilmington Foundation is continuing its partnership with New Hanover...

NAGPRA Consultation and Repatriation Grants Awarded to 15 Tribes and 16 Museums
Contributed by Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Program
Posted: July 23, 2015

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service announced the award of more than $1.5 million in Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Program repatriation and consultation grants. ...

National Park Service Awards $1.19 Million in Battlefield Planning Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 22, 2015

  WASHINGTON – From lesser known battles to world war, historians and preservationists study and preserve battlefields across the country that capture the American story. Today the National Park Service...

Accepting Applications for 2016 Fitch Funding - Deadline October 15, 2015
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: July 21, 2015

  Since 1989, the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation has been in the vanguard of historic preservation practice and theory. The mission of the Fitch Foundation is to support professionals in the field...

Three Southern Courthouses Named as National Historic Landmarks for Contributions to Civil Rights
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 20, 2015

  WASHINGTON – Three courthouses that played a prominent role in the modern civil rights movement have been designated as national historic landmarks. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals courthouses join...

Restore Oregon Seeking Nominations for Most Endangered Places
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: July 18, 2015

  Is there a great historic building on your main street in need of rehabilitation, reuse, and community support? How about a landmark barn just waiting for a new purpose? Or maybe a house museum that struggles...

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) International Travel Grant Program
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: July 15, 2015

  The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting applications for the 2016 SAH International Travel Grant Program. In 2015, SAH will award between 14 and 16 grants to practicing professionals...

NCPTT Announces 2015 PTT Grant Awards
Contributed by National Center for Preservation Technology and Technology (NCPTT)
Posted: July 13, 2015

  The National Park Service’s National Center for Preservation Technology and Technology (NCPTT) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Preservation Technology and Training Grants. This year,...

The National Trust for Canada Announces 2015 Scholarship Fund Recipients
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: July 13, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, July 13, 2015 –The National Trust for Canada joins members of the Stovel family in congratulating this year’s recipients of educational assistance from the Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund. The...

¡Que Viva! A New Day for the Palace
Contributed by Kate Nelson
Posted: July 9, 2015

  Santa Fe—Workers are getting ready to apply new stucco, repair roofs, improve heating and cooling, change the landscaping and more at the Palace of the Governors, a 400-year-old National Treasure in the...

Six-To-Fix Accepting Nominations
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: July 9, 2015

  Maryland’s Six-to-Fix is a new program designed to help save threatened resources statewide. Rather than creating lists of threatened buildings, we’re ready to do something about it. The...

Call for Sessions: Presidio, San Francisco, Preservation Conference - April 2016
Contributed by Jonathan Haeber
Posted: July 8, 2015

  Be a part of California's 41st Annual Historic Preservation Conference at the Presidio, San Francisco, April 18th-21st, 2016. California Preservation Foundation's conferences draw...

This House Matters - A Documentary
Contributed by Tina Traster
Posted: July 8, 2015

  This House Matters – A Documentary Blink and another house is bulldozed. Most don’t even notice. If you read this blog, likely you do. That’s why I’m making a documentary...

Progress in Preservation: National Park Service’s National Center for Preservation Technology and Training Announces $427,000 in Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 7, 2015

  WASHINGTON – The present meets the past to benefit the future. The National Park Service announced today the award of $427,000 in Preservation Technology and Training grants to fund innovative research,...

Secretary Jewell Applauds Designation of San Antonio Missions in Texas as Nation’s 23rd World Heritage Site
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 7, 2015

  WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today applauded the decision by the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)...

This Lighthouse Matters Competition
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: June 30, 2015

  Ottawa, ON June 30, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada thanks its partner the Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society and the many participants who have contributed to

Construction Stewardship
Contributed by Brooks Gentleman
Posted: June 26, 2015

  Last weekend, I was hanging out on the porch of preservationist Bob Yapp’s 1859 mansion in Hannibal, Missouri which he has meticulously restored into the Belvedere Inn Bed and Breakfast. Bob and I...

Preservation Directory on Instagram
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: June 26, 2015

  Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 26, 2015 Contact: Tim Cannan (503) 308-0500 Portland, Oregon – PreservationDirectory.com...

Sites of Diversity Dominate 2015 List of America's Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 24, 2015

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled its 2015 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that spotlights important examples...

Stonewall Inn Designated as an Individual Landmark
Contributed by Historic Districts Council
Posted: June 23, 2015

  This morning, the LPC voted unanimously to designate the city’s newest Historic District and its newest Individual Landmark. The latter designation, of the Stonewall Inn, marks a historic moment...

Essex Heritage Offers Public Access to Bakers Island Light Station for First Time in Seventy Years
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: June 22, 2015

  June 22, 2015 (Salem, MA) – Essex Heritage, a non-profit providing numerous programs preserving and enhancing Essex County’s historic, natural and cultural sites, has launched a new venture: escorted,...

Hit the Ground Running: SAH’s American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip Program
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: June 22, 2015

  SAH is celebrating 75 years of outstanding architectural tours with its brand new Hit the Ground Running initiative this summer, part of the American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip Program....

Legislative Update - The Revitalize Main Street Act
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: June 22, 2015

  If our Main Streets and historic places matter to you, take 5 minutes to email your legislators today! We’re in the final rounds of a prize fight for preservation and economic development! With...

National Park Service Announces $2.8 Million in Grants to Preserve and Interpret World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 16, 2015

  WASHINGTON – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced 20 grants totaling more than $2.8 million to help preserve and interpret the World War II confinement sites of Japanese Americans....

Google Field Trip APP Announcement (Landmark West, New York, NY)
Contributed by Landmark West
Posted: June 11, 2015

  This year marks the 50th Anniversary of NYC's Landmarks Law (1965-2015) and also LANDMARK WEST's 30th Anniversary (1985-2015). Back then, our founders faced a new building boom...

Study Analyzes Options for Sewall-Belmont House
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 10, 2015

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service has completed a feasibility study of the Sewall-Belmont House in Washington, D.C., a site important to the women’s rights movement. The study, which analyzes...

NSDAR Awards a $10,000 Historic Preservation Grant to Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest
Contributed by Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest
Posted: June 2, 2015

  Washington, D.C.: The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) announced today that the organization is donating $10,000 to Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest for its doorway restoration...

The National Trust Releases 2015 Top Ten Endangered Places and Worst Losses Lists
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: May 26, 2015

  OTTAWA, ON – May 26, 2015 - The National Trust for Canada has released its Top Ten Endangered Places...

National Trust for Canada Accepting Applications for Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: May 20, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, May 19, 2015 – Applications are now being accepted for the Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund. The Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund is administered by the National Trust for Canada in cooperation with...

MHPN Announces 2015 Preservation Award Winners
Contributed by Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN)
Posted: May 15, 2015

  Lansing, MI: The Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN) is pleased to announce our 2015 Historic Preservation Awards winners. Ten award winners from across Michigan were selected in six categories,...

National Trust for Canada Welcomes Funding Announcement for Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: May 15, 2015

  Ottawa, ON May 15, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada welcomes today’s announcement of $150 million for the new Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program, which will provide essential support...

Essex Heritage Announces Fundraiser to Restore Bakers Island Lighthouse
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: May 14, 2015

  May 14, 2015 (Salem, MA) – Essex Heritage, a non-profit that manages and provides numerous programs preserving and enhancing Essex County’s historic, natural and cultural sites, is slated to launch a Kickstarter...

Society of Architectural Historians Receives 3-Year Grant from The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 8, 2015

  (CHICAGO) May 8, 2015 — The Society of Architectural Historians has been awarded a general operating grant of $150,000 from The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation....

African-American Heritage of College Hill
Contributed by Rhode Island Black Heritage Society (RIBHS) and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC)
Posted: May 5, 2015

  On Thursday, May 14 at 5pm at the Old State House at 150 Benefit Street in Providence, the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society (RIBHS) and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation Heritage Commission...

Call for Nominations: Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Awards for Building Heritage
Contributed by Heritage Canada The National Trust
Posted: May 1, 2015

  Ottawa, Ont., May 1, 2015 –The National Trust for Canada is accepting nominations for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Awards for Building Heritage to recognize excellence in the regeneration...

12 Day Visit to Athens - Athens: Heritage and Modernity
Contributed by International Institute for Restoration & Preservation Studies
Posted: April 29, 2015

  Athens: Heritage and Modernity Exploration of the coexistence between historic and modern Athens, Greece June 28 - July 9, 2015 (check-in Saturday, June 27 - check-out Friday, July 10)

David Rubenstein Donates $5.37 Million to the National Park Foundation to Restore U.S. Marine Corps ‘Iwo Jima’ Memorial
Contributed by National Park Foundation
Posted: April 29, 2015

  WASHINGTON (April 29, 2015) – Today a $5.37 million gift commemorates the bravery of U.S. Marines who gave their lives to defend freedom, and honors the continued patriotism and sacrifice of America’s...

Nine Georgia Communities to Receive Federal Historic Preservation Grants
Contributed by DNR Historic Preservation Division
Posted: April 28, 2015

  Nine Georgia communities will receive FFY 2015 federal subgrants totaling $88,170 from the FFY 2015 Historic Preservation Fund to conduct historic preservation projects. The projects will begin next month...

Canada’s First Centennial Project is Recipient of the Prix du XXe Siècle
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: April 27, 2015

  OTTAWA, ON, April 27, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada, in partnership with the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), announces the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust in Charlottetown,...

National Park Service and Maritime Administration Announce $2.6 Million in Grants for Maritime History Education and Preservation Projects
Contributed by National Park Service and Maritime Administration
Posted: April 27, 2015

  WASHINGTON — The National Park Service, in partnership with the Maritime Administration, today announced the award of approximately $2.6 million in Maritime Heritage Program grants for projects...

Save the Silver Top Diner
Contributed by Patricia Brown
Posted: April 26, 2015

  Please help stop corruption from taking my diner! The Silver Top Diner in Rhode Island, a 1936 kullman dining car. News coverage from NBC

Landmarks Illinois Releases List of Endangered Sites
Contributed by Landmarks Illinois
Posted: April 23, 2015

  The “Most Endangered” list was announced by Landmarks Illinois at an April 22nd press conference in Springfield. The event was attended by community representatives, property owners, and state legislators....

NPS Announces Centennial Challenge Projects: Cost Share Partnerships Grow $10 Million Appropriation to $26 Million
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 23, 2015

  WASHINGTON – From trail repairs to new wayside interpretive panels, road and bridge repairs and restoring the most photographed barn in America, the National Park Service this week announced $26 million...

DAR Awards $10,000 Grant to the Essex Heritage for the Restoration of the Bakers Island Lighthouse, Salem, MA
Contributed by Daughters of the American Revolution
Posted: April 22, 2015

  Washington, D.C. – The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) announced today that the organization will be donating $10,000 to the Essex...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas House Named a National Historic Landmark
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 22, 2015

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced the designation of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas House in Miami, Florida,...

The National Trust for Canada Responds to Regeneration Opportunities in 2015 Federal Budget
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: April 21, 2015

  Ottawa, ON April 21, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada is encouraged by the 2015 federal Budget’s recognition that history guides our future, reflected in new funding to renew and celebrate places that...

Essex Heritage Announces 2015 Partnership Grant Recipients
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: April 17, 2015

  April 17, 2015 (Salem, MA) – Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), a non-profit that manages and provides numerous programs preserving and enhancing Essex County’s historic, natural...

SAH Announces 2015 Award Winners and Fellows
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: April 17, 2015

  (CHICAGO) April 17, 2015 — The Society of Architectural Historians announced the winners of the 2015 Publication Awards and the 2015 SAH Award for Film and Video at its 68th Annual International Conference...

Find Your Park During National Park Week
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 16, 2015

  WASHINGTON (April 15, 2014) -- From April 18 through 26, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will host National Park Week. This year’s theme, “Find Your...

Secretary Jewell, Director Jarvis Announce Five New National Historic Landmarks Highlighting America’s Diverse Heritage
Contributed by Department of Interior
Posted: April 15, 2015

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis today announced the designation of five new national historic landmarks, ranging from...

Call for Nominations: National Trust for Canada’s National Leadership Awards
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: April 14, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, April 14, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada’s National Leadership Awards celebrate individuals, organizations and businesses whose work gives new life to Canada’s communities.

James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation Launches Updated Site
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: April 13, 2015

  With a newly-designed website and regular updates to our Facebook and Twitter feeds, the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation is supporting an ongoing conversation about the work...

NAGPRA Grants Awarded to Eight Tribes
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 13, 2015

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced the award of eight Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Repatriation grants totaling $74,348. The grants will assist...

Lee Nelson Book Award - Call for Nominations Deadline June 1, 2015
Contributed by Association for Preservation Technology International
Posted: April 10, 2015

  The Association for Preservation Technology International (APT) established the Lee Nelson Book Award to recognize outstanding and influential publications in the field of preservation technology. It is...

Northwest History Network - Call for Microfunding Proposals
Contributed by Andrew Bryans
Posted: April 1, 2015

  NHN is pleased to announce that its Microfunding Program for emerging history projects will run again in 2015! The program is open to members and non-members. The Northwest History...

Advocacy Alert! Save the Nuclear Reactor Building
Contributed by Historic Seattle
Posted: March 30, 2015

  Help Historic Seattle and other preservation advocates save the UW Nuclear Reactor Building! The University of Washington recently issued a request for comments for the scope of an...

National Park Service and National Park Foundation Launch #FindYourPark
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 30, 2015

  WASHINGTON (March 30, 2015) – The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation today announced the launch of Find Your Park, a public awareness and education campaign...

Save Historic Gullah Homes for Gullah Families - Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 25, 2015

  Today is the first day of the GoFundMe Campaign for the Daufuskie Endangered Places project! The Palmetto Trust developed a program whereby Gullah built homes that are still standing...

Deferred Maintenance on National Park Properties Reaches $11.49 Billion
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 23, 2015

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service this week released its fiscal year 2014 deferred maintenance statistics for national parks. The $11.49 billion nationwide total was up from the $11.3 billion reported...

National Park Service Announces Historic Preservation Grants for American Indian Tribes
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 18, 2015

  WASHINGTON – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis this week announced $8.78 million of grants to 154 American Indian tribes to support their historic preservation offices in order to carry...

Call for Nominations: 2015 Best of the South Award
Contributed by Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH)
Posted: March 17, 2015

  The Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians seeks nominations for the Best of the South: Preserving Southern Architecture Award. This annual award honors a project that preserves or...

NYSCA Independent Project Grants Available Through Van Alen
Contributed by Van Alen Institute
Posted: March 17, 2015

  Van Alen Institute is pleased to offer an opportunity for architecture, design, and historic preservation professionals to apply for fiscal sponsorship by New York State Council on the Arts Independent...

2015 HALS Challenge: Documenting Modernist Landscapes
Contributed by The Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS), National Park Service
Posted: March 16, 2015

  The Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) was created in 2000 to document our country's dynamic landscapes. Much progress has been made in identifying cultural...

Association for Preservation Technology: Lee Nelson Book Award - Call for Nominations
Contributed by Association for Preservation Technology
Posted: March 12, 2015

  The Lee Nelson Book Award - RECOGNIZING BOOKS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE FIELD OF PRESERVATION TECHNOLOGY Call for Nominations for the 2015 Award The Association...

Positive Outlook for Guelph’s Petrie Building - a 2014 Endangered Places Listing
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 10, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, March 10, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada is pleased to announce that the Petrie Building, a unique landmark in downtown Guelph, will be acquired by Tyrcathlen Partners. One of three documented...

Save Bon Haven - Advocacy Alert
Contributed by Preserving South Carolina
Posted: March 10, 2015

  Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation and the Save Bon Haven Campaign are seeking $250,000 in pledges to save the house from salvage and demolition. Bon Haven was built in 1884 by John...

Simpler, Faster, Better SAHARA Re-launches March 9, 2015
Contributed by Helena Karabatsos
Posted: March 9, 2015

  (CHICAGO) March 9, 2015 — SAHARA, the online image library for members of the Society of Architectural Historians, debuts a new interface on Monday, March 9th. Initially developed with a grant from...

Now Accepting Applications for Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 3, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, March 3, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada is now accepting applications for the Herb Stovel Scholarship Fund. The Fund was established to support one or more Canadian students or young...

Celebrating the Best of Maryland: Call for Award Nominations
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: February 24, 2015

  Since 1985, Preservation Maryland has presented awards to individuals and organizations for their contribution to preserving our State's rich, authentic, and diverse heritage. Join us this...

New Film Series Released: Regeneration on Main Street
Contributed by Heritage Canada The National Trust
Posted: February 20, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, February 20, 2015 – The National Trust for Canada is pleased to announce the release of its new film series, Regeneration on Main Street, which highlights the accomplishments of four Saskatchewan...

Program in New England Studies
Contributed by SCrampton
Posted: February 19, 2015

  Historic New England presents the Program in New England Studies, an intensive week-long exploration of New England from Monday, June 15 to Saturday, June 20, 2015. The...

Robert W. Ogle joins Historic New England as Team Leader for Preservation Services
Contributed by SCrampton
Posted: February 12, 2015

  Historic New England is pleased to announce that Robert W. Ogle will join the staff as Team Leader for Preservation Services on February 17, 2015. As a member of Historic New England’s senior...

Nominations Being Accepted for the 2015 Heritage At Risk List (Galveston Historical Foundation)
Contributed by Galveston Historical Foundation
Posted: February 11, 2015

  Each year, Galveston Historical Foundation asks the public for nominations to their “Heritage At Risk” list of historic sites and properties in Galveston County. Houses on the list are at risk of being...

Call for Nominations: 2015 Preservation Achievement Awards
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: February 10, 2015

  With the support and enthusiasm of ninety Corporate Members and 400 guests, the 2014 Preservation Achievement Awards provided the Alliance the opportunity to recognize ten outstanding preservation projects...

The Society of Architectural Historians Launches New Student Outreach Program
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: February 10, 2015

  (CHICAGO) February 10, 2015 — The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to announce its new American Architecture and Landscape Field Trip program for students. The goal of the program...

2015 Architectural Restoration Field School at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Contributed by Travis McDonald
Posted: February 9, 2015

  Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest announces its 2015 Architectural Restoration Field School. The intensive two week program will be held from June 1-June 13. The program provides an overview...

The National Trust for Canada is Accepting Nominations for the Prince of Wales Prize for Municipal Heritage Leadership
Contributed by The National Trust for Canada
Posted: February 7, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, February 5, 2015 -- The National Trust for Canada is accepting nominations for the Prince of Wales Prize for Municipal Heritage Leadership. Under the generous patronage...

Diversity Scholarship Available for Program in New England Studies
Contributed by SCrampton
Posted: February 6, 2015

  Diversity scholarship available for Program in New England Studies BOSTON – February 2015 – Historic New England is now accepting Diversity Scholarship applications...

2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS
Posted: February 5, 2015

  Announcing the 2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition The Peterson Prize annually recognizes the best set of measured drawings prepared to Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) standards...

2015 Leicester B. Holland Prize: A Single-Sheet Measured Drawing Competition
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS
Posted: February 5, 2015

  Announcing the 2015 Leicester B. Holland Prize: A Single-Sheet Measured Drawing Competition. The Holland Prize is an annual competition, open to both students and professionals, that recognizes...

Oregon State University Scholar Program Accepting Researcher Proposals
Contributed by Oregon State University Scholar Program
Posted: February 5, 2015

  The Special Collections and Archives Research Center of the Oregon State University Libraries and Press is researcher proposals for its Resident Scholar Program. The program provides research grants to...

Call for Applications - Online Graduate Studies in Museum and Heritage
Contributed by University of Victoria, Continuing Studies
Posted: February 3, 2015

  Join our Next Cohort! Graduate Professional Certificate Program in Cultural Heritage Studies. The application deadline is March 15, 2015. The Graduate...

President’s Budget Requests $3 billion for National Park Service
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 2, 2015

  Innovative Centennial Initiative Proposes Robust Investment to Revitalize National Parks and Public Lands for the Next Century WASHINGTON – President Obama’s budget request for fiscal year...

Italy Preservation Field School – Buildings, Ceramics, Paper, Books and Art
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Posted: January 31, 2015

  We are now accepting applications for our summer 2015 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program, now in its 16th year, dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage and offering...

Massachusetts Historical Commission Accepting Nominations for 2015 Preservation Awards Competition
Contributed by Massachusetts Historical Commission
Posted: January 31, 2015

  Secretary of the Commonwealth William Francis Galvin and the Massachusetts Historical Commission are pleased to announce the 2015 Preservation...

Providence Preservation Society Announces 2015 Most Endangered Properties List
Contributed by Providence Preservation Society
Posted: January 31, 2015

  PROVIDENCE – The Sheffield Smith House, one of the oldest houses in its section on Smith Hill, made the Providence Preservation Society’s 2015 list of the most endangered properties. The...

Call for Nominations: South Carolina 2015 Historic Preservation Awards
Contributed by Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 30, 2015

  It is that time of year again! Please consider nominating individuals or organizations that represent the best of historic preservation in our state. Nominations must...

Call for Papers - Heritage Canada National Trust Conference 2015: Heritage Energized
Contributed by Heritage Canada National Trust
Posted: January 30, 2015

  In association with Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP/ACECP) and in collaboration with Alberta Historical Resources Foundation. October 22 - 24, 2015 Calgary,...

The Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions (GAPC) Awarding Two Scholarships to GAPC Members to Attend the 2015 Georgia Historic Preservation Commission Training
Contributed by The Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions (GAPC)
Posted: January 29, 2015

  The Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions (GAPC), in partnership with the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources...

America’s National Parks and America’s New Year Celebration® Team Up for Adventure in 2016
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 28, 2015

  WASHINGTON -- The National Park Service and the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® today announced a collaboration between the two organizations, in honor of the National Park Service’s Centennial in...

Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) Accepting Proposals for the Spring 2015 Round of its Partners in Training Program
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: January 28, 2015

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Spring 2015 round of its Partners in Training program. HPEF established Partners in Training last year to...

National Trust for Historic Preservation designates Amp as “Historic Treasure”
Contributed by The Committee to Preserve the Historic Chautauqua Amphitheater
Posted: January 28, 2015

  Dear Fellow Chautauquans and Friends of Chautauqua, We are delighted to report the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced today it named the Chautauqua Amphitheater as...

Registration Now Open for SAH 2015 Annual Conference in Chicago
Contributed by Helena Karabatsos
Posted: January 27, 2015

  The SAH 68th Annual International Conference: Chicago at the Global Crossroads takes place April 15–19 at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza (#SAH2015) Registration...

Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2014 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship Recipient
Contributed by Helena Karabatsos
Posted: January 27, 2015

  Architectural historian Patricia Blessing will spend a year visiting sites in nine countries on the prestigious $50,000 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship The Society...

2015 AIA Michigan and MIplace "MISSING MIDDLE" Michigan Housing Design Competition
Contributed by Nancy Finegood
Posted: January 26, 2015

  An open Design Competition intended to spur the development of creative, mixed-income, and affordable "Missing Middle" Michigan Housing Developments in our State's Downtowns and along key transit corridors.

The National Trust of Canada is Accepting Nominations to the 2015 Top Ten Endangered Places List
Contributed by The National Trust of Canada
Posted: January 23, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, January 21, 2015 – The National Trust of Canada is accepting nominations to Canada’s Top Ten Endangered Places List. The list is released annually to bring national attention...

Grants Available for Historic Properties and Archaeology Projects
Contributed by Oregon Heritage
Posted: January 20, 2015

  The State Historic Preservation Office is offering grants for work on historic properties and for archaeology projects. The annual grants fund up to $20,000 in matching funds for preservation...

Apply for Young Canada Works in Heritage Funding
Contributed by Heritage Canada National Trust
Posted: January 19, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, January 19, 2015 – The Young Canada Works (YCW) program assists employers in the creation of jobs for students and recent graduates in such areas as historic research, heritage site interpretation,...

Advocacy Alert! Help Save Paul Kirk House - A Modern Masterpiece
Contributed by Friends of the Kirk House
Posted: January 16, 2015

  Docomomo WEWA is helping to get the word out about an opportunity to bid at auction on January 23, 2015, on a Paul Hayden Kirk-designed house in the Lake Heights neighborhood in Bellevue.

Announcing the 2015 Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition
Contributed by Heritage Documentation Programs, NPS
Posted: January 15, 2015

  The Peterson Prize annually recognizes the best set of measured drawings prepared to Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) standards and donated to HABS by students. AWARD AMOUNTS

Join the Young Advisors (Boston Preservation Alliance)
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: January 15, 2015

  Are you passionate about preserving Boston's historic character? Did you make a New Year's resolution to become more involved in your community? Are you interested in meeting other young professionals?...

MA Historical Commission Seeking Nominations for Preservation Awards
Contributed by Massachusetts Historical Commission
Posted: January 15, 2015

  Massachusetts enjoys a cultural heritage rich in historic resources. The preservation of these resources has revitalized neighborhoods, added to the revenues of cities and towns, and preserved community...

Call for Nominations for the AHC 2015 Old House Revival Tour
Contributed by Architectural Heritage Center
Posted: January 14, 2015

  The Architectural Heritage Center is accepting nominations for homes/rooms to be considered for our redesigned Spring 2015 Old House Tour. If you know of a home that should be considered, nominations...

Essex Heritage Offers Matching Grants to Local Organizations
Contributed by Essex Heritage Partnership
Posted: January 14, 2015

  January 14, 2015 (Salem, MA) — Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in its tradition of celebrating the region’s unique cultural heritage,...

Heritage Canada National Trust Accepting Applications for Young Canada Works in Heritage Funding
Contributed by Heritage Canada National Trust
Posted: January 14, 2015

  Ottawa, ON, January 14, 2015 – The Young Canada Works (YCW) program assists employers in the creation of jobs for students and recent graduates in such areas as historic research, heritage site interpretation,...

Historic Seattle Announces Leadership Transition
Contributed by Historic Seattle
Posted: January 14, 2015

  We're writing to share the news that Kathleen Brooker has stepped down from her position as Historic Seattle's Executive Director, and Kji Kelly has been named the new Executive Director, effective January...

Free Entrance to all National Parks on January 19, 2015
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 13, 2015

  WASHINGTON – All national parks across the country will waive their entrance fees on Monday, January 19 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. “We honor Dr. King and the tremendous...

LA County Preservation Award Applications Due Jan. 30, 2015
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: January 13, 2015

  Each year, we honor outstanding preservation projects from across L.A. County at our Preservation Awards Luncheon. If you know of a preservation project that deserves special recognition, apply for our...

Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group - 5th Annual Summit Call for Presenters
Contributed by Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group
Posted: January 13, 2015

  The Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) will host is fifth annual community development summit on May 12 and May 13, 2015, in Downtown Pittsburgh. The summit provides an important...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Declares Nashville’s Music Row one of America’s National Treasures
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 12, 2015

  Washington (January 12, 2015) – Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced Nashville’s Music Row as its newest National Treasure. National Treasures are highly-significant historic places...

Preservation League Seeks Entries for 2015 Preservation Awards
Contributed by The Preservation League of New York State
Posted: January 12, 2015

  ALBANY, NY (12/18/2014)(readMedia)-- The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2015 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in...

Historic Tax Credit to be Introduced in Oregon (Preservation Action)
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: January 10, 2015

  The Revitalize Main Street Act is set to be introduced this month in Oregon. This legislation would create a state Historic Rehabilitation Fund to help offset the costs of restoring historic commercial...

2015 AIA Institute Honor Awards Recognize Excellence in Architecture, Interiors, and Urban Design
Contributed by AIA Institute
Posted: January 9, 2015

  Washington, D.C. – January 9, 2015 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the 2015 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify...

Supporters of North Carolina’s Historic Tax Credit Launch Petition (Preservation Action)
Contributed by
Posted: January 9, 2015

  Supporters of North Carolina’s historic preservation tax credit have launched an online petition to urge state legislators to re-introduce the tax credit. The N.C Metropolitan Mayors Coalition...

$1 Million in New Grant Funding Available to Celebrate the Arts and National Parks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 7, 2015

  WASHINGTON – “Art is the child of Nature,” said American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. A new grant initiative created in partnership by the NEA and the National Park Service celebrates the intersections...

Call for Applications - Online Graduate Studies in Museum and Heritage
Contributed by University of Victoria Continuing Studies - Cultural Resource Management Programs
Posted: January 6, 2015

  The application deadline is March 15, 2015. The Graduate Certificate in Cultural Heritage Studies program is designed to strengthen both understanding and integration of cultural heritage,...

New iPad® App Brings Jefferson's Original Landscape to Life
Contributed by Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Posted: January 6, 2015

  Forest, VA: Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, the historic Bedford County plantation that served as Jefferson’s private retreat at the conclusion of his presidency, has introduced a new iPad app that...

4th Annual Diorama Contest (ORHistory.com)
Contributed by Kick Ass Oregon History
Posted: January 4, 2015

  The 4th Annual Diorama Contest!! And it's all on the internets! You don't have to be present to win!Not news to YOU, but… Dioramas Kick Ass! Those awesome little cardboard boxes detailed...

National Park and College Team to Protect Historic Sites
Contributed by Clatsop Community College
Posted: January 4, 2015

  The National Park Service and Clatsop Community College have entered into a multi-year agreement to collaborate in the study and documentation of several culturally-significant sites that are related to...

Call for Proposals: 2015 League of Historic American Theatres Annual Conference Education Sessions, Deadline: Jan. 15, 2015
Contributed by The League of Historic American Theatres
Posted: December 16, 2014

  The League of Historic American Theatres Annual Conference -- the only national gathering of theatre professionals focusing on opportunities and challenges facing historic theatres – seeks theatre...