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Enhanced Content: Preserving Difficult Histories

The Preservation Leadership Forum recently released the newest issue of its Forum Journal : “ Preserving Difficult Histories .” This issue, published in partnership with the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience , focuses on the interpretation and preservation efforts at places...

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From Memory to Action: A Toolkit for Memorialization in Post-Conflict Societies

By Ereshnee Naidu with contributions from Bix Gabriel and Mofidul Hoque This toolkit from the The International Coalition of Sites of Conscience examines how questions of memory and memorialization are integral to how societies choose to understand the past in the present and how it affects the...

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Digging Through the Archives: How We Have Celebrated the National Historic Preservation Act

In the introduction to the fall 2016/winter 2017 issue of the Forum Journal , which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), Tom Mayes notes that “the NHPA made a profound difference in the lives of all Americans. Yet, just as Americans are largely...

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With Heritage Still So Rich: A Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act

A special National Park Service Supplement to Preservation News (a National Trust publication) published in 1986. #ForumJournal #JournalEnhancedContent #NEPA #Legal

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Getting It in Writing: Negotiating Agreements with Artists at Historic Sites

By Carrie Villar and Anne Nelson The powerful benefits of activating historic places with the arts have been outlined many times before .But once you’ve identified a potential artistic collaboration, what’snext? How do you convert the creative idea into a project that servesboth the site...

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Enhanced Content: Preservation as the Movement of Yes

Originally Posted March 25, 2016 In the most recent issue of the Forum Journal , authors grappled with why preservation is so often perceived as a “movement of no,” even though preservationists say “yes” to the important work of saving places every day. In creating...

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Guide to Federal Designation

When developing a preservation plan to protect a historic site there are many possible paths to take. If the place has national significance, then federal designation, either through Congress or by executive action is an important option to consider. But what do the different federal...

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National Treasures and the Army Corps of Engineers

Historic preservationists and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may seem like unlikely allies, but they often find themselves in close association nonetheless. A broad array of activities fall under the Army Corps’ purview, and preservationists often find themselves working with the Corps...

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Real Estate Development Terminology

Are you confused about the difference between a CHDO, CDC, and CDFI? In the most recent Forum Journal " Get Real About Real Estate " we've compiled a list of definitions to help you wade through the alphabet soup of real estate acronyms. This enhanced content, "Real Estate Development...

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Program Related Investments: “Groan” for Preservation

1282 Calhoun Street in Macon, Georgia. | Credit: Historic Macon Foundation Ethiel Garlington Lately around the Historic Macon Foundation (HMF) office we’ve been saying that we’re “standing on the shoulders of giants.” Our talented staff of fresh faces is...

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