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Fifty Years of Preservation Excellence from Preservation Dallas

By David Preziosi, FAICP Preservation Dallas is the recipient of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2020 Trustee’s Award for Organizational Excellence . From its early days, newer, better, bigger has been the attitude in Dallas, Texas. As a result, a constant tearing down...

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Building on the PastForward Town Halls: Climate Change

Last October, more than 500 preservationists participated in the PastForward Online 2020 Town Hall on climate change. This virtual gathering generated a range of opinions, ideas, and suggestions for how the preservation movement can more effectively engage in climate change advocacy and action. ...

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What Does Home Mean to You? Diverse Stories of Victory and Loss from California

By Christine Madrid French When Louisa Bird Cunningham founded the Ladies of Mount Vernon in 1853, she focused on the concept of “home” to save President George Washington’s house in Virginia. That moment, recognized as one of the earliest historic preservation movements in the United...

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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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Introducing the National Preservation Partners Network

By Fairleigh Cook Jackson On June 19–22, 2018, the National Preservation Partners Network gathered in Cincinnati for its inaugural meeting as an independent and self-sustaining organization. The National Preservation Partners Network’s mission is to advance the growth and effectiveness of...

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Summer 2004 Forum Journal: Viewpoints

Table of Contents * Marketing the Preservation Message by Gerald L. Baliles * Rallying Support for Resources from the Recent Past by Jeanne Lambin and Adrian Scott Fine * The Oversimplification of Gentrification by Donovan D. Rypkema * Issue-Based Preservation: The Prairie Churches of...

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Fall 2004 Forum Journal: Challenges and Opportunities in Heritage Education

​ Table of Contents Heritage Education and Historic Preservation: Partners or Acquaintances? by Max A. van Balgooy Heritage Education–Louisiana: Developing a Model for Teacher Training by Sheila Richmond Teaching with Historic Places Looks Back, Looks Forward by Carol D....

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Reid Williamson: An Originator and Champion in Preservation

By Marsh Davis When Reid Williamson died on September 10, the preservation community lost a leader whose impact on the field had been profound, positive, and enduring. Reid’s work in historic preservation began in 1966, when he was hired as the first executive director of the Historic...

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Embracing Change Through Rebranding: Preservation Utah

By Kirk Huffaker For the past 50 years, Utah Heritage Foundation has worked to unite all Utahns to ensure that historic places thrive in a rapidly changing world. Utah’s historic architecture is as rich in diversity, style, form, and function as the topography that has influenced it....

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