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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Established by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 1980, the National Main Street Center helps communities of all sizes revitalize older and historic commercial districts.
There's an opportunity here to say that some places are important, even if they're not grand," said Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Today is about celebrating the work that has been done and the transformation the Little Rock-North Little Rock area has seen," said Daniel Carey, director of the southwest office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Unfortunately, says Royce Yeater, midwest director of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, there is a tendency by some school boards to look at older schools that could be saved as being too outdated and derelict.
On May 29, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced its new list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.
It is supported by Save America's Treasures, a public-private partnership of the National Park Service and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Sonoran Institute are also sponsoring the event that will be funded partly by the Department of the Interior.
Joining with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and certain fabric manufacturing companies, DuPont is introducing the Teflon Protection Collection.
Taglined "A Newsletter of the National Trust for Historic Preservation," Forum News is appropriately well designed and informative.
The 1996 renovation of the San Francisco War Memorial Opera House earned a 1998 National Preservation Honor Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
A July report issued by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the National Trust for Historic Preservation suggests an alternative: Let the park service borrow money to finance construction.
In 1996 the National Trust for Historic Preservation named New Mexico's abode churches among the 12 most endangered places in the country.
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