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Legislation to Establish a Network of African American Burial Grounds Introduced in the Senate - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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 - NEW!
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...

Pasadena Heritage Seeks Preservation Director (Pasadena, CA)
Contributed by Sue Mossman
Posted: December 6, 2018

  Pasadena Heritage, the second largest nonprofit historic preservation organization in California and founded in 1977, is currently seeking applicants for the position of Preservation Director.

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...

Restore Oregon Honors Saved Historic Places Across Oregon; Announces Winners of 2018 DeMuro Awards
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: October 9, 2018

  Restore Oregon just announced the 2018 winners of our annual DeMuro Awards to honor exceptional historic rehabilitation and compatible infill projects across the state. Selected for extraordinary quality,...

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...

National Park Service Awards $8.6 Million in Preservation Grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: August 27, 2018

  WASHINGTON - The National Park Service today awarded $8.6 million in grant funding to support projects that preserve significant historic structures on the campuses of 18 Historically Black Colleges and...

ACHP Adopts Program Comment to Streamline Section 106 Process Within Railroad Rights-of-Way
Contributed by The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP)
Posted: August 23, 2018

  WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) today announced the issuance of a Program Comment that exempts undertakings that might affect historic rail properties within rail...

New York Preserves
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: August 21, 2018

  Do you know of a not-for-profit group or municipality that needs help getting a preservation project off the ground? Tell them about the Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), a signature grant program of...

Volunteers Needed for Frederick Douglass Project in Rochester, NY ("Discovering Douglass Walking Tour")
Contributed by
Posted: August 20, 2018

  Local Rochester sculptor Olivia Kim, in partnership with Rochester Community Television, is creating fiberglass sculptures of Frederick Douglass that will be placed in historic areas meaningful to...

2019 Colorado Saving Places Conference - Request for Session Proposals Now Open
Contributed by Amanda Barker
Posted: August 16, 2018

  The Next Generation of Preservation: A Call to Action Monday – Thursday, February 4-7, 2019 Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel OUR CONFERENCE STARTS ON MONDAY THIS...

Stephanie Meeks to Step Down from the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: August 13, 2018

  Stephanie Meeks is stepping down as president and CEO of the D.C.-based National Trust for Historic Preservation at the end of the year. Meeks is the eighth president and first woman to serve as chief...

Historic places need your help (National Trust for Canada)
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: August 9, 2018

  A parliamentary petition calling for funding for historic places in Budget 2019 is getting traction. Over 1,000 signatures have been secured, but we can reach 10,000 with the help of people...

NEH Announces $43.1 Million for 218 Humanities Projects Nationwide
Contributed by National Endowment for the Humanities
Posted: August 9, 2018

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 8, 2018) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $43.1 million in awards for 218 humanities projects across the country. The grants include...

Rockefeller Family Properties Gifted to the National Trust for Historic Preservation
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 27, 2018

  The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) announced today the expansion of The Pocantico Center with the addition of the “Playhouse,” a large...

Public-Private Partnership Brings Hope to Philadelphia’s Historic Eastern State Penitentiary
Contributed by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 25, 2018

  Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s HOPE Crew (Hands-On Preservation Experience), a nationwide program connecting young people to preservation trades while breathing new life...

Accepting Nominations - Preservation Massachusetts' Most Endangered Historic Resources
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: July 19, 2018

  Do You Know a Historic Resource In Need? Preservation Massachusetts' Most Endangered Historic Resources program is an advocacy and education program that works with advocates...

Support the Historic Preservation Fund
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: July 19, 2018

  The House of Representatives began - and then postponed - debate on H.R 6147 last night. This is the Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for...

Historic Chinatown/Japantown Threatened (Architectural Heritage Center)
Contributed by Architectural Heritage Center
Posted: July 11, 2018

  The Bosco-Milligan Foundation/Architectural Heritage Center has filed an appeal of Portland's Central City 2035 Plan with the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals in an effort to protect the city's New...

Leading Preservation Group Invites Public to Get Its Kicks on Route 66 with Campaign to Secure Federal Historic Designation
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: July 2, 2018

  Today, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Route 66 to its National Treasures portfolio and announced plans to pursue National Historic Trail status for one of “America’s 11 Most Endangered...

SAH Heritage Conservation Committee Issues Position Statement on Reconstruction and Replication of Buildings
Contributed by Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: June 29, 2018

  The reproduction of lost buildings or replication of designs that never existed is an important issue in conservation, one that continues to evolve while remaining unresolved. Reconstruction...

New Exhibit: "Dancing for My Tribe"
Contributed by Laura Winston
Posted: June 28, 2018

  The photography show, “Dancing for My Tribe: Potawatomi Tradition in Modern Times,” is currently on exhibit through September 23, 2018 at the Wilmette Historical Museum, 609 Ridge Road in Wilmette. ...

Discover America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2018
Contributed by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: June 26, 2018

  America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places is an annual list that spotlights important examples of our nation’s architectural and cultural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage....

FREE Summer Projects with HistoriCorps!
Contributed by Hameed Alnassar
Posted: June 26, 2018

  HistoriCorps Volunteers: Saving Places Since 2009 Everyone can be a HistoriCorps Volunteer! We team up crews of volunteers from all walks...

Art Deco Travel Opportunity (The Art Deco Society Of New York)
Contributed by The Art Deco Society Of New York
Posted: June 25, 2018

  SAVE THE DATE! From Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4, ADSNY will experience Art Deco in the Windy City to celebrate the Chicago Art Deco Society's new publication, Art Deco Chicago, and...

NY Power Authority Plans to Destroy Historic Vessels (The Preservation League of New York State)
Contributed by The Preservation League of New York State
Posted: June 25, 2018

  From The Preservation League of New York State's website:

Women’s Rights National Historical Park Honors an Unsung Hero of the Revolutionary War with a Photography Exhibit
Contributed by Tam Gretsch
Posted: June 20, 2018

  SENECA FALLS | Ask the average person to name an important woman of the American Revolution and they might think of Betsy Ross, believed to have made the first American flag for George Washington. ...

Van Evera Bailey Fellowship - Call for Proposals
Contributed by Architecture Foundation of Oregon
Posted: June 19, 2018

  Call for Proposals! Practicing architects and related professionals, this is your chance to to delve into a project you always dreamed of completing, a research study that will elevate your...

Preservation Groups & Geneva City Council Request Alternatives to Demolition of Parrott Hall, Historic Geneva Building
Contributed by The Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: June 14, 2018

  (Geneva, NY – June 14, 2018) The Landmark Society of Western New York, The Preservation League of New York State, Geneva Historical Society and key government officials are joining with the Friends...

National Park Service Provides Grants to Advance Preservation Technology
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: June 10, 2018

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today announced $252,600 in grants for projects to develop or adapt techniques that preserve historical sites and cultural heritage. “Advancements...

Call for Nominations Issued for Minnesota Preservation Awards
Contributed by Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
Posted: June 5, 2018

  (ST. PAUL, Minn.) June 4, 2018— Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Minnesota Preservation Awards (MPA), a program of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota (PAM). The MPAs recognize outstanding...

Old House Journal's "Serial Restorers" Contest
Contributed by Old House Journal
Posted: June 5, 2018

  OHJ readers are a committed lot—many stick with us for decades.Our recent reader survey turned up these stats: 10% are serial restorers who have restored three houses or more ...

Partners in Training - Call for Proposals
Contributed by Historic Preservation Education Foundation
Posted: June 5, 2018

  In March 2019, professionals, scholars, students, and fans of recent past architecture will gather at the Preserving the Recent Past 3 conference in Los Angeles to discover, discuss, and debate the issues...

RFP: Adaptive Reuse of Old City Hall in Downtown Tacoma WA
Contributed by Elly Walkowiak
Posted: May 30, 2018

  As we continue to observe...

Restore Oregon Seeking Nominations for Oregon’s Most Endangered Places 2019
Contributed by Restore Oregon
Posted: May 27, 2018

  Each year, historic properties across Oregon are rehabilitated and reused, enriching our lives, revitalizing Main Streets, and attracting visitors. Unfortunately, there are also scores of historic properties...

National Trust for Canada Announces 2018 Top 10 Endangered Places List
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: May 24, 2018

  The Top 10 List shines a national spotlight on historic places at risk.Here's the 2018 List, from west to east: Victoria High School (Victoria, BC) Seismic upgrades threaten...

National Park Service Makes Thousands of Agency Records Digitally Public
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 19, 2018

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) today unveils a newly launched public website: pubs.etic.nps.gov that is making more than 32,000...

Adirondack Architectural Heritage Opens Nominations for Annual Historic Preservation Awards
Contributed by Adirondack Architectural Heritage
Posted: May 14, 2018

  KEESEVILLE (May 14, 2018) -- Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), the historic preservation organization for the region, has opened nominations for its 2018 Preservation Awards. For over...

National Park Service and Maritime Administration Announce $2.6 Million in Maritime Heritage Preservation
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: May 11, 2018

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service announced today $2.6 million in maritime heritage grants to assist funding 34 preservation and education projects in 14 states and the Northern Mariana Islands. In...

Friends of the Outer Banks History Center holds annual meeting
Contributed by Dr. Lewis Forrest
Posted: May 2, 2018

  Photo caption: Linda McQueen accepts the 2018 Lois W. Bradshaw Volunteer of the Year Award from John Havel, vice chair of the Friends of the Outer Banks History Center. Friends of...

Mattamuskeet Foundation presents historic 1913 bond to Outer Banks History Center
Contributed by Dr. Lewis Forrest
Posted: May 2, 2018

  Photo caption (IMG_0576): Samantha Crisp, director of the Outer Banks History Center, accepts a 1913 Mattamuskeet Drainage District bond from Dr. Lewis Forrest, executive director of the Mattamuskeet Foundation.

North Bennet Street School Students Partner with The Bostonian Society to Showcase History in Recreation of Former Hancock Mansion Doorway
Contributed by North Bennet St. School
Posted: May 2, 2018

  Boston MA, April 24, 2018— The original front door of the long-gone Hancock Mansion on Beacon Hill recently emerged from storage as the Bostonian Society, its steward, seeks to exhibit the historic...

Michigan Historic Preservation Network Names 2018 Historic Preservation Awards Honorees
Contributed by Michigan Historic Preservation Network
Posted: May 1, 2018

  The Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN) is pleased to announce our 2018 Historic Preservation Awards honorees. Fourteen award winners from across Michigan were selected in six categories, including:...

National Park Service Awards $1.3 Million in Grants for Preservation of Japanese American Confinement Sites
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 13, 2018

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service today announced more than $1.3 million in grants to fund preservation, restoration, and education projects at World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites....

National Park Service Announces Plan to Address Infrastructure Needs & Improve Visitor Experience
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: April 12, 2018

  WASHINGTON – As part of its ongoing efforts to address aging park infrastructure and improve the visitor experience, the National Park Service (NPS) announced today changes to the entrance fees charged...

Essex Heritage Announces 2018 Partnership Grant Recipients
Contributed by Essex Heritage
Posted: April 6, 2018

  April 5, 2018 – The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage), in keeping with its long tradition of supporting the region’s unique cultural heritage, announced the 2018...

Nominations Sought for Preservation Awards Program
Contributed by The Landmark Society of Western New York
Posted: April 4, 2018

  Each fall, The Landmark Society presents awards to projects, people, and organizations who, through their dedication and hard work, have contributed to historic preservation in our nine-county area.

Online Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation
Contributed by University of Kentucky Department of Historic Preservation
Posted: March 28, 2018

  This summer and fall, the University of Kentucky Department of Historic Preservation will be offering the largest selection of...

New York State Historic Tax Credit Updates
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: March 22, 2018

  From Preservation League of New York State: Read more at https://www.preservenys.org/uploads/3/1/6/2/31626961/update_-_public_policy_-_nys_tax_credits.pdf

Georgia’s Most Endangered Historic Places Seeking Nominations
Contributed by The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation
Posted: March 21, 2018

  The Georgia Trust’s Places in Peril program seeks to identify and preserve historic sites threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public...

PreserveCast Website Launched
Contributed by Preservation Maryland
Posted: March 21, 2018

  With over 60 episodes and nearly 40 hours of content, PreserveCast, the weekly podcast powered by Preservation Maryland now has its own home on the web at:

Demolition of Brumbaugh-Kendle-Grove Farmstead at Hagerstown Regional Airport in Washington County, MD
Contributed by Rachael McCarty
Posted: March 13, 2018

  The Board of County Commissioners of Washington County, Maryland will accept Sealed Bids for Brumbaugh-Kendle-Grove Farmstead Demolition - at Hagerstown Regional Airport. Bid documents are available...

Interior and National Park Service Announces $12.6 Million in Grants to Preserve African American Civil Rights History
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: March 12, 2018

  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service today announced $12.6 million in grants for 51 projects in 24 states that preserve sites and highlight stories related...

National Park Service Accepting Proposals for Preservation Grants at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: February 28, 2018

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service is now accepting applications for $4 million in grants to support the preservation of buildings on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)...

Call for Submissions for 2018 Preservation Awards
Contributed by Historic Wilmington Foundation
Posted: February 27, 2018

  As May 2018 rapidly approaches, the Historic Wilmington Foundation is gearing up to celebrate National Preservation Month, sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation since 1973. To honor...

The 2nd Annual Boston Landmarks Commission Citizen Preservation Awards
Contributed by The Boston Landmarks Commission
Posted: February 27, 2018

  The Boston Landmarks Commission is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2018 Citizen Preservation Awards. The Citizen Preservation Award is given in recognition of the indispensable...

Work Starts on Next Phase of Reynolds House Project
Contributed by Richard Sauers
Posted: February 26, 2018

  Work Starts on Next Phase of Reynolds House Project Work started this week on Phase 2 of the Reynolds House Project. This historic 1890s Victorian-style farmhouse is located...

Call for Nominations - Top 10 Endangered Places List (National Trust for Canada)
Contributed by National Trust for Canada
Posted: February 20, 2018

  Be part of saving a place that matters to you by nominating an endangered place for inclusion in the 2018 Top 10 Endangered Places List.The Top 10 List shines a national spotlight on historic places at...

*deadline extended* Poster Session - 2018 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference
Contributed by Michele Racioppi
Posted: February 8, 2018

  The 2018 New Jersey History Historic Preservation Conference invites new professionals, undergraduates, and graduate students to submit proposals for the 3rd annual Poster Session to be...

Registration now open for the 2018 Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology at Poplar Forest
Contributed by Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Posted: February 8, 2018

  FOREST, VA: Although no Indiana Jones, Thomas Jefferson was an amateur archaeologist credited by some for setting the standards for the modern science through his meticulous exploration of a Native...

In Search of the Lost Souls of "Silver Spring"
Contributed by Jerry A. McCoy
Posted: February 6, 2018

  It was a mild 61° and a little before 8:00 p.m., April 17, 1917, when members of the Columbia Historical Society began to stream into the Gold Room of the Shoreham Hotel at the corner of 15th and H Street,...

ACHP-HUD Joint Award for Preservation Excellence – Call for Nominations
Contributed by Patricia Knoll
Posted: January 30, 2018

  The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announce a call for nominations for the 2018 ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence...

HPEF Partners in Training Call for Proposals - Spring 2018
Contributed by The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF)
Posted: January 30, 2018

  The Historic Preservation Education Foundation (HPEF) is currently accepting proposals for the Spring 2018 round of its Partners in Training initiative. HPEF established Partners...

George Washington’s Headquarters Subject of Photography Exhibition by National Park Service
Contributed by Domingo Ramirez
Posted: January 29, 2018

  The museum at New Jersey’s Morristown National Historical Park kicks off Presidents Day with the debut solo exhibition George Washington’s Headquarters: Photographs by Xiomáro, curated...

Historic Preservation and Stewardship AmeriCorps Member, The Student Conservation Association (Boston area, MA)
Contributed by Nancy Perales
Posted: January 25, 2018

  2018 SCA MA Forests and Parks AmeriCorps: DCR Historic Preservation and Stewardship Corps Gain Historic Preservation Experience while living in community and Serving in and around...

2018 Preservation Awards Nomination - Preservation South Carolina
Contributed by Preservation South Carolina
Posted: January 23, 2018

  Each year thousands of South Carolinians work to preserve the state’s legacy that is reflected in our historic buildings, structures, and sites. Since 1995, the South Carolina Department of Archives...

Invitation to Bid - Restoration/Repair Work on Several Buildings at The Historic Ananias Pitsenbarger Farm
Contributed by Teresa Munn
Posted: January 23, 2018

  Invitation to Bid The owner of The Historic Ananias Pitsenbarger Farm is requesting a bid for restoration/repair work on several buildings at the historic homestead located near Franklin,...

Nominations Sought for Places at Risk List for 2018 - Preservation South Carolina
Contributed by Preservation South Carolina
Posted: January 23, 2018

  Preservation South Carolina needs your assistance in identifying historic properties within our state that are considered to be at risk and are candidates for the Places at Risk list. A historic place...

The Heritage Society Announces Alison Bell New Executive Director
Contributed by Deborah Duty
Posted: January 19, 2018

  (Houston,Texas) Rodney E. Nathan, President, and the members of the Board of Directors of The Heritage Society are pleased to announce the appointment of Alison Ayres Bell as Executive Director...

2018 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards - Call for Nominations
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: January 17, 2018

  Help us celebrate Excellence in Historic Preservation! Does your community have a preservation success story to share? We hope you’ll consider a nomination to our statewide Excellence in...

Italy Conservation Summer Field School
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Posted: January 17, 2018

  Deadline for applications is March 15, 2018 We are now accepting applications for our summer 2018 field school, the San Gemini Preservation...

Six to Celebrate 2018 Announced (Historic Districts Council)
Contributed by Historic Districts Council
Posted: January 17, 2018

  Six to Celebrate annually identifies six historic NYC neighborhoods that merit preservation. These will be priorities for HDC’s advocacy and consultation over a yearlong period. Arthur...

The 2018 Paul & Niki Tsongas Awards
Contributed by Preservation Massachusetts
Posted: January 17, 2018

  Preservation Massachusetts currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Paul Niki Tsongas Award and the Mayor Thomas M. Menino Legacy Award, to be presented at our annual dinner...

Historic Preservation Program at Columbia University GSAPP Launches Ph.D. Program
Contributed by Historic Preservation Program
Posted: January 16, 2018

  The Historic Preservation program here at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation is thrilled to announce the launch of the Ph.D....

“PEOPLE OF THE EARTH: LIFE AND CULTURE OF THE TONGVA” Exhibit to open soon
Contributed by John Klopping
Posted: January 6, 2018

  “PEOPLE OF THE EARTH: LIFE AND CULTURE OF THE TONGVA” EXHIBIT TO OPEN SOON Santa Monica History Museum Announces New Exhibit of the Indigenous People of Santa Monica...

Historic New England celebrates $70,000 LCHIP grant award
Contributed by Susanna Crampton
Posted: January 3, 2018

  PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE – Historic New England received a $70,000 matching grant from the New Hampshire Land and Community...

Deadline for Applications Extended for Nonprofit Partner to Coordinate USA’s 250th Anniversary Commemoration
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: January 2, 2018

  WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior has extended the deadline for applications to serve as secretariat of the United States Semiquincentennial Commission. The new deadline of February 28,...

National Park Service Announces $500,000 in Grants to Support Diversity in the National Register of Historic Places
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 27, 2017

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service announced today $500,000 in grants to help fund 13 projects across the country to increase the number of listings associated with communities that are underrepresented...

Excellence Awards: Call for Nominations (The Preservation League of New York State)
Contributed by Preservation League of New York State
Posted: December 21, 2017

  The Preservation League of New York State is seeking nominations for its 2018 Excellence in Historic Preservation Awards, which recognize significant achievements in historic preservation throughout New...

National Park Service Accepting Proposals for the Save America’s Treasures Grant Program
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 21, 2017

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service, in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and the National Endowment for the Humanities...

Docomomo US Modernism in America Awards 2018
Contributed by Docomomo US
Posted: December 18, 2017

  Docomomo US invites nominations for the 2018 Modernism in America Awards. Now in its fifth year, the Awards celebrate the documentation, preservation and re-use of modern buildings,...

Cook Cup for Outstanding Restoration (Indiana Landmarks)
Contributed by Indiana Landmarks
Posted: December 13, 2017

  Indiana Landmarks seeks nominations for its annual Cook Cup, a prestigious prize for exemplary restoration of a historic Indiana structure. The nonprofit organization awards the Cook Cup...

National Park Service Announces Fee-Free Days for 2018
Contributed by National Park Service
Posted: December 13, 2017

  WASHINGTON – The National Park Service announced today that the public will be invited to experience all national parks, without entrance fees, on four days in 2018. The four...

The Society of Architectural Historians has partnered with the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC) to offer Research-to-Teaching Grants and Field Seminar Travel Grants
Contributed by The Society of Architectural Historians
Posted: December 13, 2017

  The Society of Architectural Historians has partnered with the Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative (GAHTC) to offer Research-to-Teaching Grants and Field Seminar Travel Grants....

Invitation to Bid for the Yap State Historic Preservation Office Historic Preservation Fund Grant Audit
Contributed by Yap State Historic Preservation Office
Posted: December 11, 2017

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Invitation to Bid for the Yap State Historic Preservation Office Historic Preservation Fund Grant Audit The Yap State Historic Preservation Office...

Italy Conservation Summer Field School (San Gemini Preservation Studies Program)
Contributed by San Gemini Preservation Studies Program
Posted: December 1, 2017

  We are now accepting applications for our summer 2018 field school, the San Gemini Preservation Studies Program. Now in its 20th year, with alumni from over 170 colleges and universities...

RFP: Cultural Resource Survey: Resurvey of the Town of Grand View, Missouri
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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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