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America’s “Rust Belt” manufacturing cities, its former mill towns, and its rural mining regions are littered with deteriorating structures and settings that have been abandoned due ...

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The articles in the Winter 2011 issue of the Forum Journal can be described in six simple words: next, ordinances, habitat, Jane, murals, and beer! An eclectic set of terms, but one ...

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“Historic preservationists and land conservationists each have knowledge and tools that can really benefit the other when it comes to preserving whole places. We simply need to spend ...

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As we leave 2016 and the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) behind, we pause to reflect on the NHPA and its role in shaping the preservation movement ...

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In the fall of 2009, at the National Preservation Conference in Nashville, real estate consultant Donovan Rypkema challenged a roomful of Forum members to think creatively about what ...

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Now that we are fully ensconced in the 21st century, the preservation movement cannot afford to alienate emerging constituencies that are passionate about saving buildings and landscapes ...

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Today’s preservation movement is increasingly committed to saving places that tell a full, inclusive story of our nation’s past. Preservationists are engaging and learning from diverse ...

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Celebrating a Year of Preservation Anniversaries by Richard Moe

The National Historic Preservation Act: A 40th Anniversary Appraisal by James A. Glass

The ...

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Few topics in contemporary American life have so gripped the public`s attention as has "cultural diversity." The topic is prominent in daily newspapers, on television, and in the vehicles ...

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Activating historic spaces hinges on engaging audiences, existing and new, in the reimagination of a site. Successfully activating places requires a dual connection: the contemporary ...

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