National Trust for Historic Preservation

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National Trust for Historic Preservation

A private, nonprofit organization (www.nationaltrust.org) dedicated to saving historic places and revitalizing America's communities. Each year it publishes a list of the country's most endangered places. For 2006, one of the top 11 most endangered places was a descriptive locale rather than a specific place. It was the corner of Main and Main,being the heart of downtown urban life and the hottest,most desirable redevelopment site for demolition of older buildings and construction of chain stores.
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In partnership with several local advocates, the Forest Fire Lookout Association, the Forest Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Washington Trust participated in the legal defense of the Forest Service's actions, arguing that the Forest Service has an obligation to act as a good steward for historic resources under the agency's jurisdiction.
The National Parks Conservation Association joined the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Civil War Preservation Trust, along with local groups No Casino Gettysburg and Preservation Pennsylvania to put an end to it.
Cipolla, currently the President and CEO of Veritude, a Fidelity Investments company, is a former Executive Vice President of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the country's largest historic preservation organization.
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