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Fall 2001 Forum Journal: U.S. Mayors Celebrate Preservation

​ Table of Content Introduction by Richard Moe (Introduction: U.S. Mayors Celebrate Preservation) Preserving Providence’s Past to Create the City of the Future by Vincent A. Cianci, Jr. Cleveland: Our “Comeback” City Will Surprise You by Michael R. White Denver: Preserving the...


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Summer 2012 Forum Journal: Green and Local Powers Preservation

​ Cities both large and small are embracing sustainability for a number of reasons and in a variety of different ways. The Summer 2012 issue of Forum Journal focuses on the efforts of local communities to integrate historic preservation with sustainability goals. These efforts range from ...


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Summer 2006 Forum Journal: Investing in Our Rural Heritage

​ Table of Content Introduction: Investing in Our Rural Heritage by Richard Moe Rural Development Trends and Opportunities for Historic Preservation by James Lindberg A New Approach to Rural Preservation: Observation 27 Years Later by Lisbeth Cort New Life for Iowa's Small Towns Thanks to a...


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Summer 2009 Forum Journal: Responding to the Economic Downturn

This summer's Forum Journal responds and examines some of the trends in historic preservation. Read Donovan Rypkema's 20/20 Vision into the Future, and how Statewide and Local Partners are reacting to the economy in their localities. Anita Durel looks to options for museums and historic sites,...


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PastForward Reading List: ReUrbanism

We are continuing our annual reading lists leading up to PastForward 2017. As always, they present curated videos, articles, and projects that we hope will spark discussions in Chicago come November 14–17. Register for the conference today! At PastForward 2016 in Houston, the ...

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Letter to Congress by Main Street Communities on Deferred Maintenance at the National Park Service

​A copy of our national sign-on Main Street letter to Congress asking their support for preserving historic and cultural sites in the National Park system submitted on May 22, 2017​ #NationalParkService #MainStreet #repairbacklog #congress #MainStreetAmerica

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In Historic Boston, Preservation Is a Way of Life

In some places historic preservation is a passing fad. Old buildings are trendy for a while and then they`re replaced with more contemporary styles of architecture and design. But that`s not the case in Boston. For us, preservation is a way of life. Boston is a 400-year-old city that`s rich in...

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Community-Owned Stores:New Anchors for Older Main Streets

Six years ago, Powell, Wyo. (population: 5,373), lost its only department store when Stage, a regional chain, decided to shutter a portion of its outlets. Residents suddenly faced a 50-mile round trip to the big-box stores in Cody or a 200-mile round trip to the mall in Billings, Mont., to buy...