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"Doing Women’s History in Public": A Q&A with Heather Huyck

All year long organizations across the country have been marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Along with that commemoration comes increased time and attention to the telling of women’s stories at historic places. This past spring Rowman & Littlefield (as part of their series with...

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Designating Culturally Significant Properties at the Local Level from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission

By Timothy Frye and Kate Lemos McHale Editor's Note: With the coronavirus changing the very way we live our lives, Preservation Leadership Forum is committed to providing new content and information for preservationists as they work within a very different world. With that in mind we...

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Research & Policy Lab Insight: Percent Locally and Nationally Designated

The staff of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Research & Policy Lab will be sharing short insights that use the lab’s data analysis and visualization capabilities to demonstrate the power and potential of preservation. We hope you’ll find these insights engaging, dynamic,...

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Proposed Rule Changes to National Register of Historic Places Nominations (Updated 1/21/21)

By Sharee Williamson and Elizabeth S. Merritt Big Win! National Register of Historic Places Rulemaking Halted (1/21/21) Preservationists around the country have been seriously concerned about proposed changes to the regulations governing the National Register of Historic Places...

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Remembering Dr. William J. Murtagh: Keeper of the Register, Preservation Pioneer

Bill Murtagh, who passed away on October 28 at age 95, was among the most visible and effective preservation leaders in the middle of the 20th century, when the movement was expanding its focus from historic sites, museums, and teaching to the emphasis on people and community that we recognize...

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2017 Pocantico Fellow Explores National Register and Cultural Landscapes

By Barbara Wyatt Editors Note: The Pocantico Center Preservation Fellowship, now in its fifth year, is funded by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This two-week residential fellowship provides preservation professionals with the opportunity to...

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Fall 2000 Forum Journal: Our Post-War Past

​ Table of Contents When Sprawl Become Historic by Richard Moe Establishing Civilization on the Suburban Frontier by Charlene Roise Convergence: Commercial Advertising, the Automobile and Economic Freedom by Ted J. Ligibel The Extraordinary Postwar Suburb by Richard...