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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"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.
Karen Nickles, marketing manager for DuPont Teflon fabric protector, said, "This is an exciting opportunity for Teflon because the National Trust for Historic Preservation truly parallels the Teflon message.
"Teardowns wreck neighborhoods," Richard Moe, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation of Washington, D.C., said in a speech in June.
Facade Maintenance Design (FMD), a New York City-based architectural and engineering firm that specializes in exterior rehabilitation and restoration, received a National Trust for Historic Preservation 2006 Honor Award for the restoration of the landmark 90 West Street building in New York City.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, Belle Grove Incorporated, the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, and Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation already own close to one-third of the land in the park unit.
The Save Americas Treasures program was established by in 1998 and co-founded with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and carried out in partnership with IMLS, NEA, and NEH with the objective of preserving nationally significant historic properties and museum collections for future generations of Americans.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation gave the Sterling Historical Commission a $1,000 grant in 1997 for an architectural assessment of the house, but an effort to restore the house encountered obstacles, and it continued to deteriorate.
He is a current or past member of the Art Commission of City of New York, the Caron Foundation's New York Board, the Center for Family Life, the NYC Transit Museum, the Young Presidents' Organization and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
"[Residents] have had enough of the haphazard-hyper-growth that's turning their communities into one big strip mall choked with traffic," said Robert Nieweg, Southern field office director for the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The community joins 34 other Tennessee Main Street communities that are accredited through the state program and Main Street AmericaTM, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
She said the National Trust for Historic Preservation gave the Historical Commission a $1,000 grant in 1997 for an architectural assessment of the house, but that the effort to restore the house encountered obstacles, and it continued to deteriorate.
Advocates opposed to the destruction of the staircase include members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation who named the survivors staircase one of the World's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2006 and launched a public campaign to save it.
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