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Surviving an Unexpected Weather Event: Villa Finale and the Texas Storm of 2021

By Farrah Varga When the calendar rolled over to January, we did not expect everything to immediately change for the better, but no one in the path of the almost benignly named “Winter Storm Uri” in February 2021 had anything quite like a “snowpocalypse” in mind. For those of at Villa Finale...

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On The Hill: The Coronavirus Federal Legislation and Advocacy

Editor's Note: As the preservation community grapples with the changes to how we do our work during this time, we at Preservation Leadership Forum here to support you. Check out our resources , and share your problems and questions with others in the preservationists community on Forum...

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Resources in Response to COVID-19

Resources in Response to the Coronavirus As historic preservation and historic site professionals, saving places is what we do. However, the realities of the coronavirus will impact not only our personal lives, but also our professional ones. While our number one goal is to make sure everyone...


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Maryland’s New Flood Mitigation Guide for Historic Buildings

The devastation caused by this spring’s historic flooding is just the latest reminder of how vulnerable our communities are to extreme weather. As flooding, coastal storms, wildfires, and other climate-related disasters become more frequent and severe, none of the historic places we care about...

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A Map of History: Surveying Puerto Rico’s Historic Places after Hurricane María

By Ivonne Sanabria Editor's Note: In 2018 Hurricane-Damaged Resources in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands were listed as part of the annual list of America's 1 1 Most Endangered Historic Places . Learn more about the program and submit your nomination for the 2019 list . On...

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Hurricane Preparedness and Recovery for Owners of Historic Properties

​Comprehensive pre- and post-hurricane checklists prepared by Historic Charleston Foundation. While some of the contact information is specific to Charleston, the action steps listed in this guide can be applied elsewhere. #PreservationTools #Charleston #DisasterRelief #DisasterResponse

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Flood Mitigation, Choose Your Own Adventure Style

Owners of buildings that are susceptible to flooding are currently evaluating what they can do to protect their properties. Here at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, we have been going through that process with our site that frequently floods, the Farnsworth House in Plano,...

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Preparing the Cooper-Molera Barns for Adaptive Reuse

By Naomi Miroglio The Cooper-Molera barns are part of the Cooper-Molera Adobe complex located in downtown Monterey, California. This historic complex was developed by multiple owners, beginning with John Rogers Cooper and his wife, Encarnacion Vallejo Cooper, in the 1830s. Today it has...

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Winter 2006 Forum Journal: Sustain America, Vision, Economics, Preservation

​Table of Contents A Defining Moment to Re-vision the American City by Earl Blumenauer The National Park Service and Its Partners Taking Action in the Gulf Coast and Around the County by Fran P. Mainella The Power of Stories and Memories by David Mas Masumoto ...

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