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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.

ACHP Honored by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities during HBCU Week Virtual Conference - NEW!
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: September 27, 2020

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHI) today recognized the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) for its efforts to connect HBCU...

Discover America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2020 - NEW!
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: September 27, 2020

  Each year, America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places sheds light on important examples of our nation’s heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. More than 300 places have been...

Looking for a Host for TV Show (Old Historical Buildings) - NEW!
Contributed by Bryan Severance
Posted: September 21, 2020

  Seeking Host for TV Show: "I am a TV producer with Hit + Run Creative. We are currently working with a major cable network on an exciting new project and looking for a host! Wondering...

Rivers of Steel is Accepting Applications for Mini-Grants - NEW!
Contributed by Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area
Posted: September 19, 2020

  Rivers of Steel is now accepting applications for its Mini-Grant program, which assists heritage-related sites and organizations, as well as municipalities, within the borders of the Rivers of Steel National...

Restore Oregon Announces Winners of the 2020 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation - NEW!
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: September 9, 2020

  PORTLAND, OR – September 9, 2020 – Restore Oregon honors eleven historic projects from across Oregon with a 2020 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation, the state’s highest...

DC Preservation League Awarded National Park Service Grant to Study the Black Power Movement - NEW!
Contributed by DC Preservation League
Posted: September 8, 2020

  The DC Preservation League is pleased to announce that it has received a $50,000 grant from the African American...

Preservation Action Launches 2020 Historic Preservation Congressional Candidate Survey - NEW!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: September 8, 2020

  Preservation Action, along with our partners at the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions and National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers, is excited announce the...

The Garden Club of Virginia Helps Restore Jefferson’s Carriage Turnaround at Poplar Forest - NEW!
Contributed by Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Posted: September 8, 2020

  Forest, VA: The carriage turnaround at Poplar Forest has been restored, in exacting detail, to Thomas Jefferson’s original design for the entrance to his octagonal villa. The Garden Club of Virginia...

Announcing the 2020 Preservation Award Recipients (Historic Seattle) - NEW!
Contributed by Historic Seattle
Posted: September 4, 2020

  In this time of a global pandemic and efforts to reform systemic racial injustice, the importance of and need for community and connection has never been more clear. It is Historic Seattle's...

Statewide Opera House Survey (Preservation League of New York State) - NEW!
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: September 4, 2020

  League Intern Greg Socinski is working to create a comprehensive database of extant historic opera houses throughout the state. This internship project is underwritten by the Arthur F. and Alice E....

Technical Assistance Grant Applications are Now Available (New York State Council on the Arts / Preservation League of New York State) - NEW!
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: September 4, 2020

  Applications are now available to eligible municipalities and nonprofit organizations to compete for 2020 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), a signature grant program of the New York State Council on the...

Call for Nominations: Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Treasurer and Secretary - NEW!
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: September 2, 2020

  The SAH Nominating Committee seeks your nominations and self-nominations for two officer positions of Treasurer and Secretary who will begin their terms after the Montréal annual conference in 2021. The...

Preservation Maryland Announces Best of Maryland Awards: Building Rehabilitations, Skilled Artisans, Museum Volunteers & Others Celebrated Across the Old Line State
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: August 29, 2020

  Baltimore, MD (August 25, 2020) – Preservation Maryland is honored to shine a spotlight on the tireless work of volunteers, architects, artisans, and legislators doing the essential work of protecting...

Call for Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) 2021 Virtual Program
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: August 21, 2020

  The Society of Architectural Historians is accepting proposals for virtual programs such as roundtables, meetings, informational programs, debates, and book discussions. These programs will be presented...

October 1st Deadline Approaches for Saving Albany's Cumberland Church
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: August 16, 2020

  One of Restore Oregon's 2019 Most Endangered Places, the Cumberland Church, needs your support to save it from demolition. Over the past eight months the Cumberland Community Events Center (CCEC), the...

Announcing the Release of New Free Mobile App - African American Sites
Contributed by African American Heritage Preservation Foundation, Inc.
Posted: August 13, 2020

  On behalf of the African American Heritage Preservation Foundation, I am pleased to announce the release of the free mobile app “African American Sites,” now available...

IRS Extends Deadlines on Historic Tax Credit Projects
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 9, 2020

  From Preservation Action: This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) granted an extension giving Historic Tax Credit (HTC) applicants additional time to fulfill necessary requirements,...

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) - Video of Confederate Monuments Discussion Now Available
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: August 9, 2020

  Video of the recent panel discussion on the removal of Confederate monuments from public spaces is now available. SAH thanks panelists Burt Pinnock, Michael Dickinson, Lauranett L. Lee, Dell Upton, and...

Urge Your Senators to Include Historic Tax Credit Provisions in the Next Round of Relief and Recovery Legislation
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 7, 2020

  From Preservation Action: Senate Republicans recently released their version of relief and recovery legislation for the next round of legislation responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Window & Workforce Training Program, Workforce Development through Historic Preservation & Skilled Carpentry Jobs Training, Providence Preservation Society (PPS) (Providence, RI)
Contributed by Providence Preservation Society (PPS)
Posted: August 5, 2020

  The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) in partnership with Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island and Heritage Restoration Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of a paid, hands-on five-week...

Chancery Building Endangered - Please Write Letters of Support (Spokane Preservation Advocates)
Contributed by Spokane Preservation Advocates
Posted: July 24, 2020

  Do you want to help save the historic 1910 Chancery Building? Raise your voice now! This stately building at 1023 W. Riverside Ave. was originally designed by renowned architect Kirtland Cutter but is...

Providence Preservation Society - 2021 MEP Nominations Open
Contributed by Providence Preservation Society
Posted: July 16, 2020

  It’s that time of year again — nomination season for our annual Most Endangered Properties List! Providence Preservation Society’s MEP list draws attention to buildings and places...

National Park Service Awards $750,000 in Underrepresented Community Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 7, 2020

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced it has awarded $750,000 in Underrepresented Community Grants to support the identification and nomination of sites to the National Register of...

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Statement on the Removal of Monuments to the Confederacy from Public Spaces
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: July 7, 2020

  The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) supports and encourages the removal of Confederate monuments from public spaces. In its 80-year history, SAH has never before advocated for the direct removal...

Rural Historic Theaters Receive Unprecedented $615,000 in Grant Funds for Preservation
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: June 30, 2020

  As part of our Oregon’s Most Endangered Places program, Restore Oregon combined forces with the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) to bring an unprecedented grant opportunity to rural historic...

Secretary Bernhardt Designates John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park as African American Civil Rights Network Site
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 25, 2020

  WASHINGTON – At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt has designated the John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Park as an official...

Call for Nominations to the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Board
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: June 24, 2020

  The SAH Nominating Committee seeks your nominations and self-nominations for five new SAH Board members and two officer positions of Treasurer and Secretarywho will begin their...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Statement on Confederate Monuments
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 18, 2020

  In recent weeks, protests throughout America and around the world have sprung up in support of racial justice and equity, sparked by the horrific killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor,...

Preserve WV AmeriCorps National Service Opportunities Available, Preservation Alliance of West Virginia, Inc.
Contributed by Danielle Parker
Posted: June 17, 2020

  The Preservation Alliance of West Virginia is recruiting National Service AmeriCorps members for its Preserve WV AmeriCorps program - the statewide national service initiative where AmeriCorps members...

Practical Preservation Press Release
Contributed by Danielle Keperling
Posted: June 12, 2020

  342 N. Queen St., Rear Lancaster, PA, 17603 Phone: (717) 291-4688 Fax: (717) 291-5811 Keperling Preservation Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...

National Park Service Visitor Spending Generates Economic Impact of More Than $41 Billion
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 11, 2020

  WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt today announced the annual economic benefit of national parks to the U.S. and local economies. In 2019, visitor spending in communities...

National Park Service Awards $1.9 Million for the Return of Native American Remains and Sacred Objects
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 10, 2020

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service today announced $1.9 million in grants to 12 Indian tribes and 18 museums to assist in the consultation, documentation, and repatriation of ancestral remains...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Reaffirms Commitment to HBCU Architecture Students’ Historic Preservation Training Program
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: May 29, 2020

  WASHINGTON, D.C. –Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in-person internships have been canceled around the nation this summer. Despite this reality, the partners in the Preservation...

Department of Treasury Releases Guidance on Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 29, 2020

  Last week the Department of Treasury released proposed regulations for changes to the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit (HTC) that were included as part of tax reform in 2017. This includes...

Main Street America Urges Congressional Support for Main Streets
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 29, 2020

  Main Street America is urging Congress to support local main street programs in future stimulus legislation. The current economic crisis has hit main street businesses especially hard. According to...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Forms Traditional Trades Training Task Force
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: May 28, 2020

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani today announced the formation of the ACHP Traditional Trades Training Task Force, which will work to promote the...

National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express Announce First-Ever "Virtual Preservation Month"
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 26, 2020

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation, in partnership with financial supporter American Express, has opened a window to the world of adventure during Preservation Month this May. Since...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Approves FEMA Section 106 Emergency Procedures for COVID-19 Emergency/Disaster Response Undertakings
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: May 20, 2020

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation approved Emergency Situation Procedures the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will use to comply with Section 106 of the National...

Celebrate Preservation: Apply Today for the 2020 DeMuro Awards (Restore Oregon)
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: May 20, 2020

  Now in its 9th year, the purpose of the DeMuro Award is to promote historic preservation and reuse in Oregon by spotlighting and celebrating outstanding rehabilitation projects, and sharing the...

House Introduces Next Round of Coronavirus Relief Legislation
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 20, 2020

  From Preservation Action: This week, the House of Representatives introduced the $3 trillion Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES), marking the 5th...

Landmark Society of Western New York Seeking Nominations for Preservation Awards
Contributed by Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: May 16, 2020

  What do a creek-side tavern, sunken garden, mercantile/café, prison guard towers, and a study of a Mid-Century Modern architect have in common? All were recipients of Preservation Awards from The Landmark...

Secretary Bernhardt Announces Grants for Protecting American Battlefields in 11 States
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 15, 2020

  WASHINGTON - During a visit to Gettysburg National Military Park today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt highlighted the Trump Administration’s support for protecting and enhancing...

The 2020 Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources Program Deadline is June 19, 2020
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: May 15, 2020

  Since 1993, Preservation Massachusetts had endeavored to identify and aid in the preservation of endangered historic resources across the Commonwealth. As our core advocacy and education...

Archaeological Reconnaissance Training on Survey and Inventory Project (Colonia, YAP)
Contributed by YAP State Historic Preservation Office
Posted: May 12, 2020

  THE YAP STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE (YSHPO), DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH AND CIVIC AFFAIRS HEREIN SOLICITS FOR PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS, FIRMS OR ORGANIZATIONS ON A PROJECT ENTITLED...

Development of an Internal Control System for the YAP State Historic Preservation (Colonia, YAP)
Contributed by YAP State Historic Preservation Office
Posted: May 12, 2020

  THE YAP STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE (YSHPO), DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH AND CIVIC AFFAIRS HEREIN SOLICITS FOR PROPOSALS FROM QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS, FIRMS OR ORGANIZATIONS ON A PROJECT ENTITLED...

New Report from PlaceEconomics Calls for Investing in Older Housing to Create Post COVID-19 Resiliency
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 10, 2020

  This week PlaceEconomics, the private sector consulting that focuses on the economic impact of historic preservation,

Preservation Action Joins Preservation Organizations in Supporting HPF as Part of Economic Recovery Efforts
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 8, 2020

  From Preservation Action: This week, Preservation Action joined our partners at the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, National Association of Tribal Historic...

Preservation League of NYS Accepting Nominations for 2020 Excellence Awards
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: May 6, 2020

  Our shared cultural history grounds us and helps us better understand who we are as New Yorkers and as Americans. As we live through an unprecedented period, we think it’s especially important to take...

Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2020 Award Winners
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: May 5, 2020

  (CHICAGO) May 5, 2020 — The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the SAH Publication Awards and the SAH Award for Film and Video. The SAH Publication...

National Park Service Awards More than $3.1 Million in Grants to Preserve and Interpret World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 1, 2020

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service is pleased to announce more than $3.1 million in Japanese American Confinement Sites grants that will fund preservation, restoration and education projects throughout...

Best of Maryland Awards - Nominations Are Open
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: April 30, 2020

  Preservation Maryland annual awards celebrate the best of Maryland! From legislative champions and municipal stewards to fine craftspeople and community grassroots efforts, it’s also one of Maryland preservation’s...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Task Force Issues Recommendations to Improve the Availability of Digital Information About Historic Properties
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: April 23, 2020

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today announced the findings of a task force charged with formulating recommendations to improve the availability of digital...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Issues Extension for Use of Emergency Section 106 Procedures for Undertakings Responding to Coronavirus Outbreak
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: April 6, 2020

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today issued a blanket extension through May 29, 2020, for federal agency use of emergency Section 106 procedures regarding undertakings...

Coronavirus Relief Package Passes and Additional Resources for Preservation Community
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: April 3, 2020

  From Preservation Action: Last week, Congress passed and the President signed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic relief package, titled the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...

ACHP Grants Department of Housing and Urban Development an Extension of Emergency Section 106 Procedures for Undertakings Responding to Coronavirus Outbreak
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: March 31, 2020

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation granted the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) its request to extend the time period when it can use the emergency provisions...

AIA applauds CARES Act heading to the White House
Contributed by American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Posted: March 31, 2020

  WASHINGTON – March 27, 2020 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) applauds House passage of the COVID-19 relief package, which President Trump has said he will sign into law. The...

Nominations Open for the ACHP/HUD Secretary's Award
Contributed by Patricia Knoll
Posted: March 30, 2020

  The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announce the call for nominations for the 2020 ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for...

120 Representatives Sign-on to Dear Colleague Letter in Support of Full Funding for the Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 20, 2020

  From Preservation Action: This week, a bipartisan group of 120 Representatives signed on to the

National Park Service to Temporarily Suspend Park Entrance Fees
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 18, 2020

  WASHINGTON – After careful consideration, Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt directed the National Park Service (NPS) to temporarily suspend the collection of all park entrance fees until...

Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants Program Now Accepting Applications
Contributed by National Park Service, State, Tribal, Local, Plans & Grants Division
Posted: March 18, 2020

  Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants Program now accepting applications! Apply on Grants.gov:

Society of Architecture Historians (SAH) 2020 Seattle Conference Cancellation
Contributed by Society of Architecture Historians
Posted: March 10, 2020

  From the Society of Architecture Historians: Dear SAH Community, It is with deep regret that we inform you that the SAH Board of Directors has decided to cancel the SAH...

Help transcribe the Casey Family Papers (Historic New England)
Contributed by Susanna Crampton
Posted: March 6, 2020

  Help spread the word about how members of the Casey family helped transform our nation’s capital. Historic New England is looking for volunteers to

New Senior Preservation Services Manager at Historic New England
Contributed by Susanna Crampton
Posted: March 6, 2020

  Leigh Schoberth joins Historic New England's preservation services team Schoberth is responsible for identifying key issues impacting historic preservation and developing...

Historic Preservation Caucus Co-Chairs Lead Dear Colleague Letter in Support of the Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 1, 2020

  From Preservation Action: As Congress begins work on the FY21 budget and appropriations, the bipartisan co-chairs of the Historic Preservation Caucus, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)...

Proposed Changes to National Environmental Policy Act Threatens Historic Resources. Submit Comments Today!
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: March 1, 2020

  From Preservation Action: Last month, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)

Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) goes to Guatemala- February 26—March 8, 2021
Contributed by Jessica Parker
Posted: February 20, 2020

  On this eleven day guided journey we will explore the UNESCO World Heritage city of Antigua with its rich Spanish-influenced architecture, see Maya ruins, native villages around Lake Atitlan, and enjoy...

Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) goes to the Baltics & St. Petersburg
Contributed by Jessica Parker
Posted: February 20, 2020

  Please join us for an eleven day guided adventure exploring the rich cultural heritage, architectural marvels, and fascinating history of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and St. Petersburg.

National Trust for Canada Awards 2020: Call for Nominations
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: February 19, 2020

  Nominate a historic place or project for the National Trust Awards! Do you know of any transformational projects, inspiring communities, and resilient historic places that...

Preservation Long Island Announces Launch of the Jupiter Hammon Project
Contributed by Preservation Long Island
Posted: February 19, 2020

  Cold Spring Harbor, NY— Preservation Long Island, a regional preservation advocacy nonprofit, is pleased to announce, The Jupiter Hammon Project an initiative that aims to expand interpretive...

Nominations Sought for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation
Contributed by The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP)
Posted: February 17, 2020

  The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is seeking nominations for the 29th Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation. This awards program...

A Valentine Gift to the City: Restore Oregon and the Portland Diamond Project Team Up to Re-TURN the Historic Jantzen Beach Carousel to Portland
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: February 12, 2020

  Restore Oregon has some very happy news to share! Back in 2012, after delighting generations of Oregonians, first at the Jantzen Beach Amusement Park, and later at Jantzen Beach Center,...

Bring “Banking on the Past” to your Community
Contributed by Preservation Ohio
Posted: February 12, 2020

  Preservation Ohio‘s successful new workshop series, Banking On the Past: Financial Incentives for Preservation for Ohio Owners and Communities, will be going on the road in 2020 — and we’d very much...

National Park Service Announces $66.4 Million in Historic Preservation Grants to States and Tribes
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 7, 2020

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the distribution of $52.7 million in historic preservation grants for states, territories, and partnering nations, and $13.7 million in...

Society of Architectural Historians Letter in Opposition to Proposed Executive Order
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: February 7, 2020

  The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) expresses strong opposition to the proposed Executive Order “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again.” SAH is the principal scholarly organization...

Announcing the 2020-2021 Seven to Save Designees
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: February 5, 2020

  Since 1999, the Preservation League has highlighted New York’s threatened historic sites through the Seven to Save list, which provides enhanced services from the League to bolster visibility and build...

Commemorate Black History Month in the Historic Places Where It Happened
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 5, 2020

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service is marking Black History Month in February with a variety of new tours, exhibits, and digital media that relate the struggle, resilience and beauty of the African...

Downtown Easton Façade Grant Applications Now Available
Contributed by Downtown Easton
Posted: January 31, 2020

  Easton, PA, Jan. 29, 2020 ?– The application period for façade grants for Downtown Easton property and business owners is open now through March 13, 2020. The goal of the façade grants is to encourage...

Preservation League of NYS Responds to New York Times Editorial on Historic Preservation
Contributed by Preservation League of NYS
Posted: January 31, 2020

  On January 26th, 2020, the New York Times published an opinion piece accusing historic preservation of being “elite” and harming the fight against global warming, among other improper characterizations...

Providence Preservation Society Announces 2020 Most Endangered Properties
Contributed by Providence Preservation Society
Posted: January 31, 2020

  For over 25 years, PPS has worked with concerned neighbors, owners, and activists to develop the annual MEP List. Its purpose is to generate interest in and support for the preservation of vulnerable structures;...

2019 Technical Assistance Grant Awardees Announced
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: January 30, 2020

  ALBANY, NY, 1/21/20 — The Preservation League of New York State and their program partners at the New York State Council on the Arts and the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area are thrilled...

Society of Architectural Historians Names 2020 Class of Fellows
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: January 30, 2020

  The Society of Architectural Historians is pleased to announce the 2020 class of SAH Fellows, comprised of individuals who have distinguished themselves by a lifetime of significant contributions...

Now Accepting Nominations - Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources Program
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: January 25, 2020

  It's a New Year we are announcing some new updates to the Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources program. First, we have expanded our nomination period to be open from...

Place Economics Releases "24 Reasons Historic Preservation is Good for Your Community"
Contributed by Place Economics
Posted: January 25, 2020

  Last week Place Economics, a Washington, DC based consulting firm known for their extensive analysis of preservation's economic impact, released "24 Reasons Historic Preservation is Goof for Your...

Preservation Action Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Advocacy Scholars Program
Contributed by Preservation Action Foundation
Posted: January 25, 2020

  The Preservation Action Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2020 Advocacy Scholars Program. This program recognizes the importance of training the next generation of preservation...

The Gordon House by Frank Lloyd Wright's GoFundMe Campaign - "The Heat Is(n't) On...Help Fix Our Boilers & Pipes
Contributed by Gordon House Conservancy Inc
Posted: January 23, 2020

  The Gordon House Conservancy works tirelessly to maintain and restore the Gordon House, the only Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structure in Oregon, located next to the Oregon Garden in Silverton. We...

Now Accepting Nominations - 2020 Preservation Awards (Preservation Massachusetts)
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: January 17, 2020

  Make A Nomination Today!Preservation Massachusetts is now accepting nominations for our 2020 Awards program! The theme, Building Blocks of Preservation is a celebration of the many...

The Preservation Action Foundation is pleased to announce the return of the Advocacy Scholars Program
Contributed by The Preservation Action Foundation
Posted: January 16, 2020

  The Preservation Action Foundation is pleased to announce the return of the Advocacy Scholars Program. This program recognizes the importance of training the next generation of preservation...

Analysis of Historic Tax Credit Report Shows Continued Economic Value of the Credit
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: January 9, 2020

  From Preservation Action: A new analysis from Novogradac of the National Park Service's Annual Report on the Economic Impact of the Historic Tax Credit, shows the continued...

Announcing the Oregon Historic Theater Grant
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: January 9, 2020

  Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD), which includes the Oregon Main Street Network and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), was awarded $665,000 in federal grant funding to implement...

Apply for 2020 America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 9, 2020

  We are now accepting applications for the 2020 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.?Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 5, at 11:59 p.m. EST. If you know of an important...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Urges the U.S. Government to Protect Iran’s Cultural Heritage Sites
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 9, 2020

  As an institution founded after the Second World War by the unsung hero of the original “Monuments Men” brigade, which worked to protect the cultural treasures of Europe from the Nazi regime, the National...

African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Accepting Applications
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 4, 2020

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is currently accepting applications for their African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund grant program. These grants are designed...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Seeks Nominations for the National Preservation Awards
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: January 4, 2020

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation is currently seeking nominations for the 2020 National Preservation Awards to be presented at the Past Forward 2020 Conference in Miami....

2020 GCV Landscape Research Fellowships
Contributed by Connie Liou
Posted: January 3, 2020

  GCV Landscape Research Fellowships Qualifications: Applicants must be candidates for a master's degree in landscape architecture, historic preservation,...

Historic Hawaii Foundation's 2020 Preservation Honor Awards - Nominations Are Now Open
Contributed by Historic Hawaii Foundation
Posted: December 27, 2019

  Do you know of an outstanding preservation project completed within the past two years? Nominate it for Historic Hawaii Foundation’s Preservation Honor Awards. HHF presents awards in...

National Park Service Announces Grants for New Park Development and Improvement Projects in 18 Cities
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 27, 2019

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced the selection of Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) program grants for projects to develop brand new or improve existing...

Year End Spending Package Includes Record Funding for the Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: December 27, 2019

  From Preservation Action: After coming to an agreement last week, Congress released and passed their final FY20 Appropriations bills, which included a record-level of funding for...

San Gemini Preservation Studies - Study Historic Preservation and Conservation in Italy this Summer
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies
Posted: December 24, 2019

  We are accepting applications for our summer 2020 field school. Now in its 21st year, with alumni from over 170 colleges and universities worldwide, SGPS is dedicated to...

National Park Service awards $439,725 to protect 50 acres of Civil War battlefield land in Virginia
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 20, 2019

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service today announced a $439,725 grant from the American Battlefield Protection Program to help protect 50.09 acres of Cold Harbor Battlefield in Hanover County, Virginia,...

Seven Preservation Projects Supported by Preservation Maryland Grants
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: December 4, 2019

  BALTIMORE, MD [December 4, 2019] – Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust are pleased to announce the newest grantees of the Heritage Fund grant program. The Heritage Fund is one of few...

12 Preservation Wins (The National Trust for Historic Preservation)
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 21, 2019

  From The National Trust for Historic Preservation: Thanks to supporters and advocates like you, we at the National Trust are celebrating a year with wide-ranging victories, from...

Legislation to Establish a Network of African American Burial Grounds Introduced in the Senate
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: November 16, 2019

  From Preservation Action: This week, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) introduced the African American Burial Ground Network Act in the Senate...

Taliesin Preservation Receives Nation Trust for Historic Preservation Award
Contributed by Aron Meudt-Thering
Posted: November 14, 2019

  Spring Green, WI— Taliesin Preservation was honored to accept the 2019 Trustees Emeritus Award for Historic Site Stewardship from the National Trust for Historic Preservation on October 11th...

2020 Places in Peril - The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 13, 2019

  The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2020 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state. Each site represents hundreds of similar sites throughout our state that are just...

ACHP Chairman Announces Early Coordination with Indian Tribes Handbook Now Available
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: November 8, 2019

  WASHINGTON, D.C.— As the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) commemorates National Native American Heritage Month, Chairman Aimee Jorjani today announced the release of

AHLP Student Scholarship Announcement
Contributed by Carrie Gregory
Posted: November 7, 2019

  AHLP STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE! The Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation announces the availability of Student Scholarships for its annual conference in...

Call for Sessions for 2020 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Arizona Preservation Foundation
Posted: November 7, 2019

  The organizers of the 2020 Arizona Historic Preservation Conference, June 16-18, 2020 in Tempe have great news to share. It’s time to start thinking about how you and your organization can contribute to...

Historic Assessment Along the Empire State Trail
Contributed by The Preservation League of New York State
Posted: November 7, 2019

  An Initiative to Target Reinvestment in Historic Properties in Canal Communities The Preservation League is proud to announce that it has received a $33,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation....

Rehabilitation of New Orleans School Into Artist Housing Honored by ACHP and HUD with Historic Preservation Award
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: November 7, 2019

  WASHINGTON, D.C.– The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) announced Bell Artspace in New Orleans’ Tremé -- America’s...

Restore Oregon Unveils List of Oregon’s Most Endangered Places for 2020
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: November 6, 2019

  PORTLAND, OR – Nov. 1, 2019 – Restore Oregon announced Oregon’s Most Endangered Places for 2020 at the annual Restoration Celebration held on November 1, 2019 at the historic Sentinel Hotel in downtown...

''Fresco-Hunting'' Photo Research Expedition to Medieval Balkan Churches
Contributed by Balkan Heritage Field School
Posted: November 2, 2019

  The "Fresco-Hunting" Photo Research Expedition to Medieval Balkan Churches provides a unique opportunity for students and volunteers to take part in an expedition to document abandoned medieval churches/chapels...

Senate Passes Interior Appropriations Bill as Part of 4 Bill Spending Package
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: November 2, 2019

  This week the Senate passed a FY2020 spending package of 4 appropriations bill including the...

Seeking Proposals and Financial Support for Our Historic Religious Properties Program
Contributed by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Posted: November 1, 2019

  Monday, December 2, 2019 is the application deadline for our Historic Religious Properties Program. Please contact David Farkas if your congregation in Allegheny County has any questions...

Partners in Preservation Announces 2019 Winners, Honoring the Legacy of Women's History on Main Streets Across America
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: October 30, 2019

  The 2019 Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign featured 20 sites that each highlight and raise awareness for the often unrecognized contributions of women to American history and society. From...

Application Process Now Open for Historic Preservation Fund Competitive Grant Programs
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: October 25, 2019

  The National Park Service is currently accepting applications for the African American Civil Rights Movement grant program, the Save America's Treasures program, the Historically Black Colleges...

Call for Papers Docomomo US National Symposium
Contributed by Michele Racioppi
Posted: October 22, 2019

  Docomomo US and Docomomo US/Chicago invite researchers, practitioners, and enthusiasts involved in the process of preservation, conservation, renovation or transformation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods...

Ebensburg Historic District Receives Listing on National Register of Historic Places
Contributed by Danea Koss
Posted: October 22, 2019

  http://ebensburgpa.com/ebensburg-historic-district-receives-listing-on-national-register-of-historic-places/

National Park Service Awards $4.3 Million to Protect More than 782 Acres of Battlefield Land Across Seven States
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 22, 2019

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service today announced $4,313,407.02 in grants from the American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) to help protect 782.86 acres of significant battlefields in Kentucky,...

Academic Year 2020 Internships - application deadline November 10, 2019 (National Council for Preservation Education)
Contributed by Julee M Johnson
Posted: October 21, 2019

  National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) Academic Year 2020 Internships with the National Park Service (NPS), the Department of the Interior...

Senate Version of the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act Introduced. Urge Your Senators to Cosponsor
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: October 19, 2019

  From Preservation Action: This week, Senator Bill Cassidy(R-LA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced...

Applicants Sought for the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Tacoma City Council (Tacoma, WA)
Contributed by Tacoma City Council
Posted: October 10, 2019

  The Tacoma City Council is looking for applicants to fill the following positions on the Landmarks Preservation Commission: • Architect (One Position): Open to an individual who is currently...

California Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Passed
Contributed by California Preservation Foundation
Posted: October 10, 2019

  On October 9th, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 451, the California Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, adding California to the list of more than 35 states that have passed such incentivizes. The...

Twenty-Two Sites and Programs Recognized on the African American Civil Rights Network
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 3, 2019

  WASHINGTON - From the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House in Washington, D.C. to the Seventh Ward of New Orleans, the struggle for racial equality is told through powerful places, people, and moments...

Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Generated $7.4 Billion in GDP and 129,000 Jobs in 2018
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: October 2, 2019

  WASHINGTON – According to the Rutgers University’s Center for Urban Policy Research, the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program contributed more than $14.4 billion in output in...

Society of Architectural Historians and UVA Press Launch Open-Access SAH Archipedia
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: October 1, 2019

  A newly designed, open-access edition of SAH Archipedia, an online encyclopedia that tells the history of the U.S. through its structures and places, is now freely available to the public. The Society...

Senate Interior Appropriations Bill Passes Committee, Includes Significant Increases for Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: September 28, 2019

  From Preservation Action: This week, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the their FY20 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. This bill includes $113.16 million...

Restore Oregon Announces Winners of the 2019 DeMuro Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: September 27, 2019

  Winning projects demonstrate how historic preservation can create affordable housing, incubate new businesses, and combat climate change through re-use PORTLAND, OR –September 25,...

ACHP Enters into Partnership with Salish Kootenai College to Educate Students on Historic Preservation
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: September 25, 2019

  PABLO, MONTANA—Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani entered into an agreement with Salish Kootenai College (SKC) in Pablo, Montana, and the ACHP Foundation on September...

Announcing the 2019 Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Award Recipients
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: September 25, 2019

  The National Trust's Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Awards celebrate exemplary projects, places and people that contribute to the quality of life and sense of place, and illustrate the...

ACHP Chairman Announces $500,000 Grant at Milwaukee Soldiers Home Groundbreaking Ceremony
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: September 23, 2019

  MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN—Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani today announced the Soldiers Home Project at the National Historic Landmark Milwaukee VA Medical Center campus...

National Park Service and Partners Announce $12.6 Million in Save America’s Treasures Grants
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 20, 2019

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced $12.6 million in Save America’s Treasures grants to assist funding 41 preservation and conservation projects in 23 states. The...

National Park Service Awards Historic Preservation Grants to American Indian Tribes, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 18, 2019

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service today announced $524,000 in grants for 12 projects from across the country to support the protection of America’s native cultures. Congress appropriates...

National Park Service Announces $12.2 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights History
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 14, 2019

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced $12.259 million in African American Civil Rights grants to fund 44 projects across 17 states that will preserve and highlight stories related to the...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Seeks Feedback From the Preservation Community on Innovation and Challenges
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: September 6, 2019

  From Preservation Action: Our partners at the National Trust for Historic Preservation are interested in gaining an understanding from stakeholders across the preservation...

National Park Service Announces $5 Million in Grants to Support Preservation in Rural Communities
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 5, 2019

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced $5 million in Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program (HRSP) grants to nine projects to support the preservation of historic buildings in rural...

Bill Introduced in Senate Would Remove National Historic Preservation Act Protections from Federal Projects in Rural Areas (Preservation Action)
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 26, 2019

  From Preservation Action: Before departing for the August recess, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Sen. David Perdue (R-GA), and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) introduced...

California Moves Closer to Establishing a State Historic Tax Credit Program
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 24, 2019

  From Preservation Action: Legislation to establish a Historic Tax Credit program in California continues to make it's way through the state legislature. S. 451 passed the California...

National Park Service Awards $1.17 Million to Preserve American Battlefields
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 20, 2019

  WASHINGTON - Today, the National Park Service announced $1.17 million in Battlefield Preservation Planning Grants for 16 battlefields across 10 states. Grants will help preserve endangered battlefields...

National Park Service to Commemorate 400 years of African American History
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 20, 2019

  August 25 marks the 1619 landing of the first enslaved Africans in the English-occupied colonies WASHINGTON - National parks will offer special programs on Sunday, Aug. 25 to commemorate the first...

Doors Open RI Needs Your Support
Contributed by Doors Open Rhode Island
Posted: August 18, 2019

  Please Make a Donation to our Crowdfunding Campaign Today. Any Amount Helps. To the enthusiastic and loyal supporters of Doors Open RI: We need your help to push our Doors Open! Doors...

Adirondack Architectural Heritage Announces 2019 Preservation Award Winners
Contributed by Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH)
Posted: August 15, 2019

  KEESEVILLE -- Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), the region's private, nonprofit historic preservation organization, will present its annual Preservation Awards on Monday, September 9 to six recipients...

National Park Service Awards More than $2.8 Million in Grants to Preserve and Interpret World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 12, 2019

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced more than $2.8 million in Japanese American Confinement Sites grants to fund 19 preservation, restoration, and education projects. These projects...

Fitch Fellowships: Now Accepting Applications for 2020 Funding
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: August 10, 2019

  Applications for 2020 funding are now being accepted. Applications must be submitted by October 16, 2019, 11PM EST. Applicants may apply for one of three available grants: the FITCH Mid-Career...

Legislation Introduced to Protect Civil War Defenses in Washington, DC (Preservation Action)
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: August 9, 2019

  From Preservation Action: Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced H.R 3725 to...

Seven to Save Nominations are Now Open
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: August 7, 2019

  Is there a threatened historic building, structure, landscape, or community that you are passionate about saving? Nominate it to be one of our Seven to Save! Since 1999, we have...

Baltimore City Historic Preservation Fund Grants Awarded
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: August 6, 2019

  Preservation Maryland, in partnership with the Maryland Historical Trust, Baltimore Heritage, and the Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation, are proud announce the first...

PHLF Opposes Demolition of Downtown Buildings
Contributed by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Posted: August 3, 2019

  From the Pittsburgh History Landmarks Foundation: We are dismayed to learn that the owners of a group of buildings in Downtown’s Firstside National Register Historic District...

National Park Service Awards $1.65 Million for the Return of Native American Remains and Sacred Objects
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 1, 2019

  WASHINGTON -- The National Park Service announced today $1.657 million in grants to 16 Indian tribes and 15 museums to assist in the consultation, documentation, and repatriation of ancestral remains...

Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Study Program Fellowship
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
Posted: July 15, 2019

  Graduate students and emerging scholars are invited to apply for the SAH Study Program Fellowship to participate in the SAH Field Seminar to Japan, December 6–18, led by Ken Tadashi Oshima.

National Park Photographer, Xiomaro, Appearing at Mark Twain Library To Discuss His New Book on Weir Farm
Contributed by Tam Gretsch
Posted: July 13, 2019

  To celebrate the new photography and history book, Weir Farm National Historic Site (Arcadia Publishing), its author Xiomaro will be presenting an illustrated talk and book signing on Saturday,...

All ACHP's E-Learning Courses are FREE until September 30, 2019
Contributed by Katry Harris
Posted: July 12, 2019

  It's a Summer of FREE-dom on the ACHP's E-Learning Portal! Access all of the E-Learning courses FREE of charge until September 30, 2019. The courses include a 15-minute overview,"What...

Johnson Space Center’s Apollo Mission Control Room Restoration Honored with Chairman’s Award
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: July 10, 2019

  WASHINGTON, DC — A project that restored the historic Apollo Mission Control Center at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, to its late-1960s state was recognized today by the Advisory Council...

Secretary Bernhardt Commends Designation of Eight Buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright as Nation’s 24th World Heritage Site
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: July 10, 2019

  Designation marks the U.S.’s first works of modern architecture on the World Heritage List WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt commended the...

Announcing Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Archipedia Open Access Beta
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: July 8, 2019

  In honor of the 243rd birthday of the United States on July 4, the Society of Architectural Historians and University of Virginia Press proudly make a gift to the Nation: the beta version of a newly designed,...

Senate Confirms Aimee Jordan as First Full-Time ACHP Chairman
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: July 8, 2019

  WASHINGTON, D.C.–The US Senate voted on June 27 to confirm Aimee Jorjani as the first full-time chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). “I am honored...

Preservation Resources Online - Free PDF Publication Updated
Contributed by PreservationDirectory.com
Posted: July 3, 2019

  We are happy to announce that our free popular PDF publication "Preservation Resources on the Web: Online Resources for Historic and Cultural Resource Preservation" has just been revised, with many additional...

Now Accepting Session Proposals: Preservation Education (California Preservation Foundation)
Contributed by Andrew Shaffer
Posted: June 27, 2019

  The California Preservation Foundation trains more than 1,500 people each year at online webinars, half-day and full-day workshops, tours, and our annual 4 day conference. We are now accepting session...

4/38 Wurlitzer Theater Organ Available for Free Donation
Contributed by Jack Hardman
Posted: June 24, 2019

  AVAILABLE for FREE DONATION We would like to make you aware of the availability of our fully restored 4/38 Wurlitzer theater pipe organ. We will soon be relocating...

The National Trust for Historic Preservation Announces Hiring of New President & CEO
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 24, 2019

  Dear Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Board of Trustees, I am delighted to share with you that Paul Edmondson has been appointed...

Historic Preservation Courses at Yestermorrow Design/Build School
Contributed by Chrissy Bellmyer
Posted: June 18, 2019

  Contact: Chrissy Bellmyer info@yestermorrow.org 802.496.5545 Historic Preservation Courses at Yestermorrow Waitsfield,...

Preservation Ohio Presents the 2019 List of Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites
Contributed by Preservation Ohio
Posted: June 18, 2019

  Columbus, OH (June 18, 2019) – Preservation Ohio, the state’s oldest statewide historic preservation organization, has announced its official List of Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites for 2019.

Most Endangered! 2019 - Call For Nominations (Historic Kansas City)
Contributed by Historic Kansas City
Posted: June 10, 2019

  Historic Kansas City has used its annual list of Most Endangered Buildings to spotlight important examples of architectural and cultural heritage that were at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.

National Park Service Announces Consultation with Tribes on the Proposed Rule Changes to the National Register
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: May 31, 2019

  Last week the National Park Service (NPS) announced, in response to concerns raised in the public comment period, that they would conduct a government to government consultation with with Tribes regarding...

Nashville’s Music Row Named One of America’s Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 30, 2019

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation today announced that Nashville’s Music Row was named to its 2019 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, an annual list that spotlights important...

National Trust for Historic Preservation Unveils 32nd Annual List of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: May 30, 2019

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled its 2019 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, an annual list that spotlights important examples of our nation’s...

Now Accepting Nominations for the 35th Annual MPAs (Minnesota Preservation Awards)
Contributed by Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
Posted: May 26, 2019

  The Minnesota Preservation Awards is a program that recognizes the most impressive preservation success stories and individuals who, through their personal or professional pursuits, have advanced the cause...

National Park Visitor Spending Contributed $40 Billion to U.S. Economy
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 24, 2019

  WASHINGTON – As the summer vacation and travel seasons opens, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced today that visitor spending in communities near national parks in 2018 resulted in...

Call for Panels, Papers and Posters - The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE)
Contributed by The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE)
Posted: May 23, 2019

  Call for Panels, Papers and Posters - The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) is calling for content for a one-day conference on Preservation Education. The conference...

Around the World in 80 Days at The New Victory Theater
Contributed by The New Victory Theater - Press
Posted: May 16, 2019

  The New 42nd Street Presents at The New Victory Theater Kenny Wax Family Entertainment and Simon Friend present The New Vic Theatre Staffordshire production in association with The Royal Exchange...

Adirondack Architectural Heritage Opens Nominations for 24th Annual AARCH Preservation Awards
Contributed by Adirondack Architectural Heritage
Posted: May 15, 2019

  Nomination Submissions Welcomed from All Communities Throughout the Adirondack Region KEESEVILLE (May 7, 2019) -- Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), the historic preservation...

Signs of quality Storefront glass you should know about it before buy or replace it
Contributed by Jerry
Posted: May 10, 2019

  Renovating a Historic Storefront: Maybe you moved into a historic storefront glass that suffers from replacement glass that detracts the storefront historic charm. The wrong...

Brea Museum selected to participate in IMLS Grant
Contributed by Linda Shay
Posted: May 9, 2019

  The Brea Museum Historical Society is honored to have been selected to participate in an IMLS Grant awarded to Naper Settlement. The grant will partner Naper Settlement with five museums - Noah Webster...

Leo P. Ostebo Wins 2018 American Association for State and Local History Award of Merit
Contributed by Bethany Hawkins
Posted: May 9, 2019

  For Immediate Release Contact: Joann Galletta Hahn – President of Board of Trustees kpheritagemuseumnet@gmail.com

Discovery Day at the Rosenberg Railroad Museum
Contributed by Tracy Hobdy
Posted: May 6, 2019

  Rosenberg Railroad Museum P.O. Box 369 1921 Avenue F Rosenberg, TX 77471 281.633.2846 www.rosenbergrrmuseum.org Media...

McIntire windows recieve matching opportunity
Contributed by Laura Cilley
Posted: May 6, 2019

  Danvers Historical Society is pleased to announce it has received...

National Park Service Announces $61.3 Million in Historic Preservation Grants to States and Tribes
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 3, 2019

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the distribution of $49.6 million in historic preservation grants for U.S. states, territories, and partnering nations, and $11.7 million in...

ACHP Celebrates National Historic Preservation Month, Highlighted by Second Photo Contest
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: April 30, 2019

  (WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- In recognition of National Historic Preservation Month in May, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today announced a photo contest asking people to share pictures...

Announcing the 2019 Modernism in America Award Winners
Contributed by Michele Racioppi
Posted: April 30, 2019

  Docomomo US is pleased to announce the ten recipients of the 2019 Modernism in America Awards. These projects highlight the best in preservation practice by today’s architects, designers, and preservation...

2019 Oregon Heritage Excellence Award Accepted by WHC Curator, Kylie Pine
Contributed by Liz McIntire
Posted: April 29, 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 29 April 2019 Media Contact: Liz McIntire, Marketing and Events Specialist 503.585.7012 lizm@willametteheritage.org

Historic Seattle Calls for for Preservation Awards Nominations
Contributed by Historic Seattle
Posted: April 24, 2019

  As part of our mission to save meaningful places that foster lively communities, each year since 2009 Historic Seattle has recognized the outstanding achievements of individuals, businesses, and community...

Request for Qualifications: Reuse of Salem Superior Court and County Commissioners Building
Contributed by Kate Newhall-Smith
Posted: April 24, 2019

  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Dominick Pangallo Chief of Staff Office of Mayor Kimberley L. Driscoll, City of Salem (978) 619-5600 dpangallo@salem.com

Historic Armory Transformed into Student Center with SCW3000 Series Windows Earns Preservation Massachusetts Robert H. Kuehn Award
Contributed by Pam Maurus
Posted: April 18, 2019

  Historic Armory Transformed into Student Center with SCW3000 Series Windows Earns Preservation Massachusetts Robert H. Kuehn Award ST. CLOUD, MN (March 17, 2019) – St. Cloud...

Northeast Collaborative Architects, LLC earns Women Owned Small Business Status
Contributed by Andrea Baranyk
Posted: April 2, 2019

  Northeast Collaborative Architects, LLC (NCA) is pleased to announce our Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) status granted by the Small Business Administration (SBA). In addition to the...

Digitally Preserving Historic Church in Narberth with 3D Laser Scanners and Drones
Contributed by Lauren Latzko
Posted: March 27, 2019

  On April 2, 2019, DJS Associates, Inc., a forensic engineering consulting firm in Abington, PA, will be providing, pro bono, their expertise in 3D laser scanning and drone technology to digitally...

Nominations Open for the 2019 ACHP-HUD Secretary’s Award
Contributed by Patricia Knoll
Posted: March 22, 2019

  The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announce a call for nominations for the 2019 ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for...

Budget prioritizes improvements to critical park infrastructure while saving tax dollars
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 13, 2019

  WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump has proposed a $2.7 billion budget for the National Park Service (NPS) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, which includes funding that would help address the $11.9 billion...

Summer Internships - application deadline Friday, March 15
Contributed by Julee M Johnson
Posted: March 13, 2019

  The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE), in cooperation with the U.S. National Park Service (NPS), is offering over 110 internships to students (undergrads, grad students,...

Call for nominations for the 2019 National Trust Awards (National Trust for Canada)
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: March 7, 2019

  Do you know any transformational projects, inspiring communities, or resilient historic places worthy of national attention? We want to hear about them! It’s easy to make a nomination. Just...

Nominations Are Now Open for the 2019 Historic Preservation Awards
Contributed by Preservation South Carolina
Posted: March 7, 2019

  Sponsored by Preservation South Carolina, the SC Department of Archives and History, and the Office of the Governor, the Historic Preservation Awards recognize exceptional accomplishments in the preservation,...

2019 Paid Summer Research Fellowships for MLA/MHP students
Contributed by Connie Liou
Posted: February 28, 2019

  2019 Summer Research Fellowships Announced Spend your summer researching and documenting the landscape history of a National Historic Landmark in Virginia. Two...

Final Designs Unveiled for the Miami Marine Stadium Historic Restoration
Contributed by Kathia Green
Posted: February 21, 2019

  R.J. Heisenbottle Architects is excited to unveil the final design renderings for the historic restoration of the Miami Marine Stadium on Virginia Key, Miami. There’s been quite a buzz about...

Federal Commission Assembled to Commemorate 400 Years of African American History
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 12, 2019

  Washington – The federal commission created to coordinate the nationwide commemoration of the arrival of the first Africans to the English colonies in North America will meet at the National Museum of...

Adventures in Preservation Establishing New Applied Preservation Institute
Contributed by Jolie Diepenhorst
Posted: February 11, 2019

  After eighteen years of successful preservation projects across the world, Adventures in Preservation will form a preservation institute. With the growing need for specialized assistance, and training...

National Park Service Accepting Proposals for Historic Revitalization Subgrants in Rural Communities
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 9, 2019

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service is now accepting applications for $5 million in grants to support the preservation of historic buildings in rural communities across the country that are listed in...

Lawmakers Expected to Introduce Legislation to Expand and Improve Pennsylvania's Historic Tax Credit
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: February 8, 2019

  Lawmakers are expected to introduce legislation in the Pennsylvania House and Senate that would expand, improve and extend the state's historic tax credit program. The legislation would...

Boston Preservation Alliance Call for Nominations
Contributed by Boston Preservation Alliance
Posted: February 7, 2019

  Call for Nominations! The Alliance is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Preservation Achievement Awards.Each year the Alliance presents awards to recognize a group of exemplary historic...

Landmark Society and Preservation League Fight to Save Huntington Building in Seneca Falls from Demolition
Contributed by The Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: February 4, 2019

  Public hearing set for Wednesday, February 12 at 6:00 p.m., at the Seneca Falls Public Library, 47 Cayuga St, Seneca Falls. (Seneca Falls, NY – February 4, 2018) The Landmark...

It’s Time to Fix Oregon’s Broken Preservation System
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: February 2, 2019

  Oregon’s historic places are at risk because our system for designating and protecting them is broken. Back in the 90s, a law was passed that requires “owner consent” for historic...

The Frederick Douglass Project is Concluding and We Need Your Help!
Contributed by The Frederick Douglass Project
Posted: January 28, 2019

  The time has come to make a new Frederick Douglass. This one will go on exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery, which will open March 2, 2019. Once the exhibit has completed, it will be installed at an historically-important...

Docomomo US Now Accepting Nominations for the Modernism in America Awards
Contributed by Liz Waytkus
Posted: January 25, 2019

  Time to submit modern projects that inspire! Docomomo US is now accepting nominations for the Modernism in America Awards. Now in its sixth year, the Awards celebrate the documentation,...

Historic Kansas City Accepting Nominations for the Annual Preservation Awards
Contributed by Historic Kansas City
Posted: January 24, 2019

  Historic Kansas City is accepting nominations for our annual Preservation Awards. Award categories cover a broad array of preservation issues in order to encourage nominations from a wide range of...

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park to open thanks to grant from The Delta Air Lines Foundation
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 18, 2019

  Atlanta – The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park will open for 16 days beginning Saturday, January 19, in advance of the Martin Luther...

Nominate a Worthy Project or Individual for a 2019 Preservation Award - Historic Hawaii Foundation
Contributed by Historic Hawaii Foundation
Posted: January 17, 2019

  Do you know of an outstanding preservation project completed within the past two years? Nominate it for Historic Hawaii Foundation’s Preservation Honor Awards! HHF presents awards in several...

Architectural Historian - Idaho Transportation Department (Boise, ID)
Contributed by Marc Munch
Posted: January 14, 2019

  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2318243/architectural-historian

Advocates in Michigan Continue Efforts to Reinstate State Historic Tax Credit (Preservation Action)
Contributed by Preservation Action
Posted: January 13, 2019

  At the end of the year, the Michigan state legislature failed to pass legislation to reinstate their historic tax credit program. Despite passing the state Senate with strong support and being favorably...

Preservation League of NYS Involvement Helps to Secure State Funding for Many Projects
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: January 8, 2019

  Grants through this year’s New York State Consolidated Funding Application process benefited not only the Preservation League itself, but a number of projects we have provided technical and grant assistance...

2019 Preservation Awards- Call for Nominations (The Preservation League of New York State)
Contributed by The Preservation League of New York State
Posted: January 7, 2019

  ALBANY, NY (01/07/2019) (readMedia)-- The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2019 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements...

The Preservation Trades Network (PTN) Accepting Applications for the PTN Board of Directors
Contributed by The Preservation Trades Network (PTN)
Posted: December 28, 2018

  Are you ready to give back to the organization you know and love? Join the PTN Board of Directors and help PTN stay on course. Application deadline Feb. 28, 2019 Board...

Fitchburg Historical Society Enters New Era With Sale of Former Headquarters
Contributed by Susan Navarre
Posted: December 18, 2018

  The Fitchburg Historical Society is announcing the sale of its original library building on Grove Street, as part of the full relocation of its headquarters to the historic Phoenix Building...

Consultant Needed for Economic and Quality of Life Impact Study (Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office)
Contributed by Alyssa Lozupone
Posted: December 17, 2018

  The State of Connecticut, acting through its State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) located at 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 5, Hartford, CT 06103,...

Now Accepting Applications for our Summer 2019 Field School, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Posted: December 10, 2018

  We are now accepting applications for our summer 2019 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program. Now in its 21st year, with alumni from over 170 colleges and universities...

Missouri Department of Natural Resources seeking a Cultural Resource Preservationist I/II (Jefferson City, MO)
Contributed by Kasey Freeman
Posted: December 7, 2018

  Cultural Resource Preservationist I/II The State Historic Preservation Office is a group of committed professionals that fulfill the activities mandated by the National Historic Preservation Act of...

Preservation League of New York State Announces Student Member Scholarship Program
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: December 4, 2018

  We have exciting news to share! The Preservation League of New York State is pleased to announce the launch of our new Zabar Family Scholarships. These scholarships are available exclusively...

Congress Starts Lame Duck Session, Several Legislative Items Important to Preservation Could be Considered
Contributed by National Trust Community Investment Corporation
Posted: November 30, 2018

  This week, Congress returned to Washington for the start of the lame duck session. It is unsure how long the lame duck session will last, but several important agenda items could impact preservation priorities....

National Trust Raises Over $10 Million to Preserve Black Sites and Tell a More Complete American Story
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: November 18, 2018

  On November 15, 2018, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the organization has hit a funding...

Preserving U.S. Military Heritage: World War II to the Cold War Symposium
Contributed by Mary F. Striegel
Posted: November 14, 2018

  CALL FOR PAPERS! Please join the National Center for Preservation and Training (NCPTT) and the National Museum of the Pacific War in beautiful Texas Hill County for a three-day symposium...

Announcing Annual List of Oregon’s 12 Most Endangered Historic Places
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: November 3, 2018

  PORTLAND, OR – Nov. 2, 2018 – Restore Oregon will announce Oregon’s Most Endangered Places for 2019 at the annual Restoration Celebration held on November 2, 2018 at the historic Sentinel Hotel...

ACHP Issues Program Comment Expediting Section 106 Reviews for Department of Veterans Affairs’ Vacant and Underutilized Properties
Contributed by Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Posted: November 2, 2018

  WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today announced the issuance of a Program Comment that provides the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with an alternative way to...

Book Release Party and Talk at Fitchburg Historical Society on Wednesday, October 24: Sally Dickinson Discusses Fitchburg’s Role in the Career of Helicopter Inventor Igor Sikorsky
Contributed by Susan Navarre
Posted: October 15, 2018

  The Fitchburg Historical Society will host a talk on Wednesday, October 24 at 6 p.m. by Sally Dickinson, at the release party for her new paperback book The Missing Links to the Igor...

Historic Preservation Book, 3rd edition (Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles and Practice)
Contributed by Norman Tyler
Posted: October 3, 2018

  The 3rd edition of the book, Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles and Practice, is now available. Changes to the new edition of this popular...

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Welcomes New Director of the Office of Preservation Initiatives
Contributed by Lynne Richmond
Posted: October 1, 2018

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Executive Director John M. Fowler today announced Druscilla J. Null has been named director of the Office of Preservation Initiatives....

Endangered Historic Places – Call for Nominations (Preservation Long Island)
Contributed by Preservation Long Island
Posted: September 27, 2018

  Do you know of an endangered historic place in your Long Island community? Preservation Long Island’s Endangered Historic Places Program (EHPP) offers Long Islanders an opportunity to advocate for preservation...

Fitch Fellowships: Now Accepting Applications for 2019 Funding
Contributed by James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation
Posted: September 26, 2018

  Applications for 2019 funding are now being accepted. Applications must be submitted by November 2, 2018, 11PM EST. Applicants may apply for one of two available grants: the FITCH Mid-Career...

Celebrate National Public Lands Day with Free Admission and Special Events at National Parks
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 21, 2018

  On September 22, join in the nation’s biggest celebration of the great outdoors on National Public Lands Day! All national parks will have free admission and many will host volunteer service projects...

National Park Service Providing $4.8 Million in Grants to “Save America’s Treasures”
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 21, 2018

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the National Endowment of the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts, today announced...

Library in Morristown Acquires Xiomaro's National Park Service Photographs
Contributed by Domingo Ramirez
Posted: September 15, 2018

  A portfolio of fine art photographic prints of George Washington’s Headquarters has been acquired by Morristown and Morris Township Library for their North Jersey History and Genealogy Center. The...

Job Opening for Architectural Historian, Mason Architects, Inc. (Honolulu, HI)
Contributed by Shannon Hines
Posted: September 12, 2018

  Title: Architectural Historian Industry: Preservation, Architecture, Research Department: Preservation and Research Section Supervisor: Research Section Director Status: Full...

Pitchcraft: A Placemaking Competition (Downtown Frederick Partnership)
Contributed by Leeann Dickerson
Posted: September 10, 2018

  Pitchcraft, Downtown Frederick’s first-ever placemaking competition, invites creative people from every background, profession and city to pitch an idea that, if physically implemented in Downtown Frederick,...

National Park Service Awards Historic Preservation Grants to American Indian Tribes, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 7, 2018

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service today announced $986,691 in Tribal Heritage Grants to support cultural and historic preservation projects that protect and promote the unique heritage...

National Park Service Provides $1.6 Million in Grants for the Return of Native American Remains and Sacred Objects
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: September 7, 2018

  WASHINGTON -- The National Park Service announced today $1,657,000 in Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act grants to return ancestral remains and cultural items to Indian...

Reserve Now for Student Walking Tours (Los Angeles Conservancy)
Contributed by Los Angeles Conservancy
Posted: September 7, 2018

  It’s back to school season, and we’re now accepting reservations for Student Walking Tours through the end of 2018! Student Walking Tours are perfect not only for traditional school classrooms, but also...

Now Accepting Historic Religious Properties Grant Applications (Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation)
Contributed by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Posted: September 6, 2018

  The deadline for PHLF’s Historic Religious Properties grant applications for the 2019 funding cycle is December 3, 2018. Congregations located in Allegheny County with buildings that are 50 years...

Special Report on Ellicott City Released (Preservation Maryland)
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: September 1, 2018

  From Preservation Maryland: In response to Howard County Government's latest proposal to demolish large portions of the Ellicott City historic district, Preservation...

Executive Director job available, Hickory Downtown Development Association (Hickory, NC)
Contributed by Julie Owens
Posted: August 27, 2018

  Executive Director for Hickory Downtown Development Association Hickory, NC, named “Most Hipster Friendly” City in 2018 by National Geographic Traveler Magazine All applicants must apply...