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In 2001 the Landmark Society of Western New York launched a gift catalog aimed exclusively at a regional market; virtually all catalogs are national. In 16 full-color, glossy pages, ...

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Acommunity land trust is a nonprofit corporation that holds land for the benefit of a community and provides secure affordable access to land and housing for community residents, specifically ...

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Most people who are concerned about historic preservation and community character know that billboards pose one of the biggest threats to the visual quality and integrity of our landscapes ...

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Twenty years ago, when I prepared National Register nominations for a state historic preservation office, I knew all those terms for building parts and styles. I can close my eyes and ...

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Conventional wisdom always points to Ann Pamela Cunningham and her successful campaign to save Mt. Vernon as the beginning of the preservation movement in our country. She and her effort ...

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Over the last 25 years the heritage area movement has grown from a few committed citizen groups and a handful of pilot projects to hundreds of coalitions and initiatives from Maine ...

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Since the National Trust published its first list of "America`s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places" in 1988, statewide and local preservation organizations around the country have adapted ...

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Americans seem to assume that bigger is better, especially when it comes to their homes. In 1970 the average new single-family house in the United States was 1,400 square feet; today ...

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On September 18, 2003, Isabel slammed into southeast Virginia. This was the first hurricane experience for me and for many at Fort Monroe, an active Army post and a National Historic ...

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Preservationists from New York to Maine use the word invasion to describe the trend. In the late 1990s large corporate ownership and acquisitions have increasingly dominated the retail ...