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Greening a National Historic Landmark

Greening a National Historic Landmark

From the Winter 2017 issue of The Alliance Review, a look at the long history of the Colorado Chautauqua in Boulder, CO and how the forward thinking Colorado Chautauqua Association (CCA) board of directors has set the goal to be the greenest National Historic Landmark in America.

Main Street Now 2017 Conference Short Course

Main Street Preservation Short Course at Main Street Now 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Join the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions and the National Park Service for 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 to educate Main Street professionals and volunteers on how to incorporate the work of preservation commissions and […]

Keeping History Above Water Conference: October 29 – November 1, 2017

Keeping History Above Water: Annapolis is an international gathering hosted by the City of Annapolis in partnership with the Newport Restoration Foundation. Conference discussions will examine the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built environments and traditional ways of life. Leaders in the fields of historic preservation, business, culture, tourism, […]

ACHP / HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation

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 […]

Happy Holidays from NAPC!

NAPC December 2016 Holiday Newsletter

 

NEXT 50 YEARS: Dialogue for a Global Future Business, Education, Heritage, Science, Technology

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, […]

CRSurveyor: Mobile Technology Tool for Cultural Resource Surveys

“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

Main Street Preservation Short Course
Sunday, May 22 |10:00 AM-5:00 PM | Hilton City Center | Milwaukee, WI
Registration: $90

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 […]

The Boise Depot

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 […]

Flood Mitigation in Chesterfield: A FORUM 2016 Session and Grant Winner

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 […]