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Preservation is about Story: A PastForward 2017 Recap

“Architecture is the hardware to software of life. Our art and culture is our user interface.” —Bryan C. Lee Jr. Visit the Preservation Studio, and tell your story at the Preservation Leadership Forum booth. | Credit: Priya Chhaya From transfer development rights to your brain on...

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Preservation is about Action: Kicking off PastForward 2017

After a day of incredible diversity and inclusion conversations ( which will continue long after the conference is over ), PastForward 2017 officially kicked off last night with the Opening Plenary at the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University here in Chicago. Over the course of an hour, we...

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Remarks by Stephanie K. Meeks at PastForward 2017

Good evening and thanks for joining us for PastForward 2017. It is a pleasure to be here with you in Chicago, one of America’s most historic cities. This was once the center of American industry. The nexus of the railroads and the meeting place of east and west. The home of Hull House and...

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The 2017 National Preservation Awards

The 2017 National Preservation Awards are being presented throughout this week at PastForward 2017 in Chicago. The awards honor an inspirational set of projects, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the field of preservation. View from a community garden at...

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2017 PastForward Virtual Attendance and Social Media Details

This week PastForward 2017 kicks off here in beautiful Chicago, where preservationists from all over the country will come together to learn, mingle, and immerse themselves in all that this great city has to offer. Can't attend in person? You can still be a part of the conversation. The...

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The Benefits of Recruiting Diversity Program Interns in Historic Preservation Organizations

by Rebecca Yates The preservation field continues to grapple with engaging underrepresented communities to tell richer and more inclusive American stories—and with reflecting this diversity in preservation practice. This was underscored in the 2016 Forum Journal issue, “ The Full Spectrum of...

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Human Perception and the Built Environment: Notes from a Preservation Viewpoint

What is the brain science behind the way we experience old places? As a lifelong preservationist, I, like many other old house hunters, have “felt” the quality of an old place. Even decades later, I can imagine and re-experience the feeling of being in the old abandoned shell of a house serving...

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Winter 2008 Forum Journal: Preservation Matters!

T able of Content President’s Report by Richard Moe Spearheading Preservation Action: My Personal Challenge by Nellie Longsworth Celebrating the City by Garrison Keillor Making the Preservation Message Resonate with Donors by Jay Steenhuysen Valuing Heritage: Re-examining...

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