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Remarks by Jay Turnbull, 2018 Recipient of the Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award

Thanks to Stephanie [Meeks] and the [National Trust for Historic Preservation Board of] Trustees. I am overwhelmed—[I] can’t believe this honor has come to me. This award is really for all who made the buildings, spaces, or landscapes [that] my colleagues and I in the world of...

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The 2018 National Preservation Awards

The 2018 National Preservation Awards are being presented this week at PastForward 2018 in San Francisco. The awards honor inspirational projects, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the field of preservation. Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National...

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Remembering Bob Silman

Many of the preservationists in this county consulted with Bob Silman, recognizing how unusual it was to find an engineer that said “we can do this”: we can save original fabric and insert sensitive structural upgrades that result in countless historic buildings being not razed but put back to...

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Safeguarding Our Heritage: Preserving Cherokee Nation

By Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker Editor's Note: The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Trustees Emeritus Award for Historic Site Stewardship recognizes success and innovation in historic preservation, management, and programming at historic sites. Want to submit a...

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Washington Hall: More Than a Restoration Project

By Kji Kelly Editor's note: In November 2017, Washington Hall was presented with a Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Award at PastForward in Chicago. As Seattle’s only citywide public development authority, Historic Seattle has worked since 1974 to foster a more...

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PastForward Closing Luncheon

​Recorded at PastForward 2017 in Chicago, the Closing Luncheon features the presentation of the American Express Aspire Award and the 2017 Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award. The Luncheon features remarks by Crowninshield Award Recipient, Robert G. Stanton, former National Park Service director....


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PastForward 2017: Opening Plenary

​Recorded at PastForward 2017 in Chicago, this excerpt from the Opening Plenary features remarks by Bonnie McDonald, president and CEO, Landmarks Illinois; Diana Rauner, first lady, State of Illinois; and Lee Bey, vice president, DuSable Museum of African American History; as well as the...


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The 2017 National Preservation Awards

The 2017 National Preservation Awards are being presented throughout this week at PastForward 2017 in Chicago. The awards honor an inspirational set of projects, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the field of preservation. View from a community garden at...

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