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Full Recordings of the PastForward 2017 TrustLives Are Now Available

This past fall attendees from across the country gathered in Chicago for PastForward 2017. During the conference, attendees were treated to three TrustLive keynote presentations that provided connective tissue between the work of preservation in Technology, Health, and the Future of Cities. ...

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2017: A Year of Challenges, A Year of Change

Going into 2017 we know that we’ll be facing a number of challenges to saving places… We, as advocates, will have to work harder and more creatively to tell the stories of the people and places that comprise our diverse historical fabric and to ensure their protection. While I couldn’t see...

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Forum Journal: ReUrbanism: Past Meets Future in American Cities

This issue of the Forum Journal , published in partnership with CityLab , takes a deep dive into ReUrbanism—the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s commitment to pursuing reuse, reinvestment, and revitalization in cities. ReUrbanism holds that building reuse drives economic growth and...

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Mexico City Is on Its Feet: Reflections on Earthquake Recovery

The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s ReUrbanism work positions preservation in the larger context of human needs. But society’s ability to meet our most basic needs can be undercut by disasters. We all understand the direct threats that natural disasters pose to our cultural heritage...

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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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Untapped Potential: Reuse and Revitalization in American Cities

If older buildings contribute measurably to the success of cities, why are so few of them “protected” in the traditional sense? In cities across the country, the Preservation Green Lab has measured the number of pre–World War II buildings against the number of buildings designated as historic...

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Untapped Potential: Reuse and Revitalization in American Cities

If older buildings contribute measurably to the success of cities, why are so few of them “protected” in the traditional sense? In cities across the country, the Preservation Green Lab has measured the number of pre–World War II buildings against the number of buildings designated as historic...

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Untapped Potential: Strategies for Revitalization and Reuse

Recognizing the environmental, economic, and community benefits of the reuse of vacant and blighted property, the National Trust for Historic Preservation formed the Partnership for Building Reuse in conjunction with the Urban Land Institute in 2012 to enhance opportunities for reuse in major...

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Federal Historic Tax Credit Achieves Record Increase in Use and Impacts in 2016

The Annual Report on the Economic Impact of the Federal Historic Tax Credit , first published in 2008, has long provided a statistical justification for improving the federal historic tax credit (HTC). More recently, the report has been used to bolster support for retention of the HTC in a...

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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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