The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have formed a new partnership to offer the ACHP / HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation. The Award recognizes excellence in HUD-assisted historic preservation projects that promote affordable housing, community revitalization, and enhanced economic opportunities for […]
NAPC December 2016 Holiday Newsletter
Upcoming conference in St. Augustine, Florida featuring the topics of historic preservation, building codes, and resiliency: Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cultural Resources, Disaster Resiliency, and Climate Uncertainty
Historic properties play a major role in many communities as the foundation for thriving neighborhoods, […]
“Alexandria’s Old and Historic District is the third oldest locally-designated district in the country [and] a perfect location to pilot a mobile survey application designed to generate a dynamic database for its architectural resources that will be linked to the city’s existing public websites, as well as integrate with the city’s GIS and permitting systems, in addition to sharing that inventory information […]
Main Street Preservation Short Course
Sunday, May 22 |10:00 AM-5:00 PM | Hilton City Center | Milwaukee, WI
Join the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions and the National Park Service in this one-day program on how Main Streets can take advantage of their historic assets to drive community development. The Main Street Preservation Short Course is designed […]
In the City of Boise, few landmarks are more recognizable than the Boise Depot. The depot is a historic Spanish-style structure currently operated as a public meeting space and historic site by the Boise Parks & Recreation Department. First opened in 1925, the depot allowed access to the city’s first transcontinental railroad stop. The depot […]
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced the results of the $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition. Among the winning communities across the country was a flood mitigation proposal from Virginia; this proposal includes work carried out by students and faculty at Hampton University and Old Dominion University researching and developing solutions to combat […]
You can register now for National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week 2016, taking place March 8-10, 2016 in Washington, DC.
This annual multi-day event, hosted by Preservation Action in conjunction with the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO), includes annual meetings, legislative briefings, advocacy training, and coordinated visits to policy makers.
Important Registration Dates:
Friday, February […]
The Smokey Hollow Historic American Landscapes Survey was undertaken during the winter of 2014 to commemorate and remember the African American community of Smokey Hollow. This HALS project began through informal discussions by a diverse civic group of Tallahassee citizens concerned about appropriate ways to honor the people and the places of Smokey Hollow.
The Sinclair Building, built in 1919 in downtown Tulsa, has narrowly avoided going up for auction for the fourth time. This comes as a result of the owner paying fees that had accumulated over nearly two decades. Now, what remains to be seen is whether the building will continue to go unused or enter a phase of major restoration. […]