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Larimer Square and America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places of 2018

Since 1988 the National Trust for Historic Preservation has used the list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places to raise awareness about the threats facing some of the nation's greatest treasures. This year’s list is no different. The decision to save a historic place is not...

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Monument Designation Protects World-Class Cultural Resources at Bears Ears

In southeastern Utah, a pair of buttes known as Bears Ears stand out on a landscape that includes some of the most significant cultural resources in the nation. The cultural and archaeological sites in the area surrounding Bears Ears—Ice Age hunting camps, prehistoric villages, cliff...

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Threatened Treasures: Creating Lists of Endangered Sites (2001)

Ideas for bringing attention to endangered sites through a publicized list of threatened historic resources. #11Most #PreservationTools

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Announcing the 2016 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

Yesterday the National Trust for Historic Preservation unveiled its 2016 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places . To mark this announcement, Preservation Leadership Forum pulled together resources that provide context, lessons learned, or additional information about the...

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It’s Full Count for San Diego’s Warehouse District

The 1998 baseball season was a good one for San Diego fans. The Padres made it to the World Series. When Padres CEO and president Larry Lucchino, who had overseen construction of popular Camden Yards for the Baltimore Orioles, proposed building a new ball park downtown, he won strong support...

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Save the Courthouses

When historic Hill County Courthouse in Hillsboro, Texas, burned nearly to the ground on New Year`s Day 1993, it was a watershed event for Texas preservationists. Magnificent as they are, the 220-plus historic courthouses that dot the state had come to be taken for granted. When one was all but...

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Preserving Route 66: A Federal Perspective

We have all driven automobile highways as an inevitable necessity of our daily lives. While we often take them for granted, on closer inspection their impact on society and the built environment is profound. Increasingly, the history and importance of America’s highway systems have come...

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Interview: How the Wilderness Battlefield Coalition Faced Down Walmart

In May 1864, almost 186,000 Union and Confederate troops endured two days of desperate fighting during the Battle of the Wilderness in Virginia’s north central Piedmont region, halfway between Washington and Richmond. One of the most significant engagements of the Civil War, it was the...

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Preservation Based Strategies for Rural Revitalization:

It would be difficult to take the “rural” out of the work of the National Trust since so much of what it does touches rural preservation issues in some way, from Main Street to heritage tourism, from publications to historic sites, from BARN AGAIN! to award programs, and from...