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The 2020 National Preservation Awards

The 2020 National Preservation Awards are being presented this week at PastForward 2020 Online . The awards honor inspirational projects, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the field of preservation. Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award The Louise du Pont...

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Taliesin Preservation: 2019 Trustees Emeritus Award for Historic Site Stewardship

By Carrie Rodamaker History surrounds us, each and every day. But what does it teach us? How do we use the past to guide our future? That was a common theme at the 2019 PastForward Conference in Denver, Colorado, where Taliesin Preservation received the Trustees Emeritus Award for Historic...

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To the Moon and Back: Preserving Mission Control in Houston, Texas

In July of 2019, NASA’s Johnson Space Center completed a $5 million restoration that returned the Apollo Mission Control Center in Houston, Texas, to its former midcentury glory—just in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The mission control room is where NASA’s flight...

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Historic Denver: 2019 Trustee's Award for Organizational Excellence Recipient

Editor's Note: The nomination period for the 2020 National Preservation Awards has been extended. The new deadline is February 21. Historic Denver was founded in 1970 on the heels of the National Historic Preservation Act, a few years after the urban renewal wrecking ball left a scar...

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When Exactly Did We Become Preservationists? Tyrell Anderson and the Decay Devils

By Tyrell Anderson and the Decay Devils Editor's Note: Tyrell Anderson is the 2019 recipient of the American Express Aspire Award. Know of a worthwhile preservationist or project? The 2020 National Preservation Awards are now open through February 3, 2020. A few years ago, we were...

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2019 Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award: Ruth J. Abram

Editor's Note: These remarks were presented by Ruth Abram, the 2019 Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award recipient, on October 11 at PastForward 2019 in Denver Colorado. The Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award is the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s highest national recognition. Named...

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The 2019 National Preservation Awards

The 2019 National Preservation Awards are being presented this week at PastForward 2019 in Denver, Colorado. The awards honor inspirational projects, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated excellence in the field of preservation. Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award The...

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Edward Hopper House: Nighthawks Teen Leadership Program

By Nina Jean Berlingeri 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 nomination for this year’s...

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Macon: Revitalization Through Preservation

By Oby Brown and Rachelle Wilson Historic Macon Foundation (HMF) is the winner of the 2018 Trustees' Award for Organizational Excellence , which recognizes a nonprofit organization that has demonstrated sustained and superlative achievement in historic preservation. We asked HMF staff to...

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Heritage Conservation for All Ages

Sarah Marsom is the winner of the 2018 American Express Aspire Award, which recognizes an emerging leader who has made significant achievements in the preservation field. We asked Marsom to share some thoughts about her work—and the field overall. Fostering connections to the past and to...

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