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Building a People-Centered Preservation Movement in Atlanta

Editor’s note: May is Preservation Month, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation encourages you to celebrate the important places in your community. Can creating equitable and sustainable communities through a people-centered preservation movement—as well as the other key concepts...

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Untapped Potential: Eight Top-Line Strategies for Promoting Building Reuse

With millions of buildings throughout the United States lying vacant and underused, cities need innovative strategies to incentivize the reuse of older buildings and discourage their demolition. This poster outlines eight top-line strategies for promoting building reuse in various urban...

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Untapped Potential: Eight Top-Line Strategies for Promoting Building Reuse

This poster outlines eight top-line strategies for promoting building reuse in various urban contexts. Developed over the course of the five-year Partnership for Building Reuse between the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Urban Land Institute, these strategies originally appeared...

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First & Main: Local Elected Officials Fight for Main Street

By John Robert Smith Local elected officials are uniquely positioned to tell federal decision-makers what their communities need to flourish, and scores of them are uniting behind a new blueprint for prosperity in these smaller and midsized communities. The nonpartisan First & Main...

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

​ Table of Contents 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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Winter 2006 Forum Journal: Sustain America, Vision, Economics, Preservation

​Table of Contents A Defining Moment to Re-vision the American City by Earl Blumenauer The National Park Service and Its Partners Taking Action in the Gulf Coast and Around the County by Fran P. Mainella The Power of Stories and Memories by David Mas Masumoto “Property Rights”...

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Keeping History Above Water in Annapolis

By Carlo Urmy The second Keeping History Above Water conference —held October 29 through November 1 in Annapolis, Maryland—again brought attendees from around the world together to discuss the impact of sea level rise on historic coastal communities. The first conference, organized by the ...

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Cheryl Hargrove on Cultural Heritage Tourism

Cheryl Hargrove was the first director of heritage tourism for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, serving from 1989 through 1995. As a national leader in heritage tourism, Hargrove developed key steps and principles for sustainable tourism focusing on history and culture, which...

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