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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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Action Alert: Comment on Proposed Rule Changes to National Register of Historic Places Nominations

By Sharee Williamson and Elizabeth S. Merritt Editor's Note: Read the National Trust for Historic Preservation's formal comments . The National Park Service (NPS) recently proposed making substantial, troubling changes to the rules that govern nominations to the National Register of...

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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 Longstreth ...

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Forum Journal: Significance Is Always Intangible: An Interview with the Keepers of the National Register

Earlier this year Preservation Leadership Forum published the Fall 2016/Winter 2017 issue of the Forum Journal . In that issue, “Fifty Years of Heritage So Rich: The National Historic Preservation Act,” authors sought to represent the breadth the Act and the programs it initiated,...

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