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National Trust Awards $211,000 in Grant Funding to Organizations Nationwide

We are thrilled to announce the 2020 recipients of the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors. Grants from these two funds will help preserve a diverse range of historic sites across the country. Between the two funds, the...

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RE: Role of SHPOs, CRM firms, preservation commissions when "preservation" is not NR eligible?

Look at Historic Environment Scotland. For instance, they produced a video about climate change and heritage here . They discuss the use of cultural values in asset management plans here . Sîan Jones has an article on " Wrestling with the Social Value of Heritage: Problems, Dilemmas and...


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RE: Share Your Announcements/Events/Deadlines August 2020

Please join US/ICOMOS for a free world heritage webinar on "Confederate Monuments: Past, Present, and Future" at 12 pm EDT, August 13, 2020. Confederate monuments have played a central role in ongoing protests and conversations on racial justice in the United States. Join US/ICOMOS for a...




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Share Your Announcements/Events/Deadlines August 2020

Welcome to August Forum Connect! This is your monthly thread to share your events, deadlines, and other announcements! A few notes about upcoming events from Preservation Leadership Forum: First of all I hope you saw our announcement last month of the African American Cultural Heritage...



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Critique of "preservation for the people" -- thoughts?

I just came across this peer-reviewed paper, " A People's Preservation: Urban Erasures in Essex County, NJ, " in the Journal of the Anthropology of North America by Christopher Matthews, Professor of Anthropology at Montclair State University . Matthews uses a case study to critique the National...


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RE: Market value of restored vs. renovated historic houses

In my opinion, guidelines for restoration of historic homes should value the quality of life of present-day occupants on an equal footing with past occupants. So, in the situation you describe, it appears that the owner desires more natural light in the interior, which seems reasonable given the...


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(NJ) Executive Director

Deadline: Sep 08, 2020 Offered By (Name of Organization): The Montclair Foundation Location (City, State): Montclair, NJ 07042 Type: Full-Time Salary: $80 - $85k Organization Website: www.montclairfoundation.org The Executive Director serves as Chief Executive Officer and Spokesperson for...