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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 just...

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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 Louise...

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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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Almost Lost: Preserving Page Woodson, Past and Future

By Julie Dalia and Amanda Warr Oklahoma City’s 1910 Page Woodson School had been vacant and vandalized for almost 25 years when—through an astonishing collaboration between the community; the city, county, and federal governments; and an inspired developer who listened to a community and...

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Meeting the Challenges of the Richardson Olmsted Campus

By Corey Fabian-Barrett (Borenstein) The first time I stood in front of the Richardson Olmsted Campus in Buffalo, New York, it wasn’t hard to imagine the bustling hospital it had once been. It was a bitterly cold day in early 2016, and the site was alive with construction workers, plasterers,...

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