The Orlando Sentinel
Annual calendar contest shines spotlight on cozy Rosemere
The residential architecture of Orlando's Rosemere neighborhood features bungalows such as this home on Harvard Street.
Thu May 16, 2013
Deal reached to restore Frank Lloyd Wright temple
Unity Temple in the suburban Chicago community of Oak Park was completed in 1908.
Roger Williams Students Say Main Street Needs More Residents, Groceries, Management
Transforming Woonsocket's sporadically vacant, dilapidated and economically challenged Main Street to a vibrant cultural and business center requires more residents, teamwork, organization and a full-time manager.
Tue May 14, 2013
Easton Main Street Initiative receives national recognition
A Hotel Lafayette mural the Easton Main Street Initiative helped establish was one of the factors that led to its accreditation.
Mon May 13, 2013
Preservationists praise D.C. efforts as area nonprofits get $1 million
One million dollars from American Express to improve historic D.C.-area sites will certainly help, but experts say that the District, despite its reputation for bureaucratic logjam, has been largely successful over the past three decades in its efforts to preserve historic landmarks and neighborhoods.
Religion News Service
Washington National Cathedral wins $100,000 in preservation funds
The Washington National Cathedral , still recovering from a rare 2011 East Coast earthquake, has won $100,000 in preservation funding after being the top vote-getter in the "Partners in Preservation" campaign.
National Cathedral Wins Preservation Funds Contest
Washington National Cathedral and George Washington's Mount Vernon estate have both won $100,000 grants among 24 sites around the nation's capital competing for historic preservation funds.
National Cathedral Gets Help With Earthquake Restoration
Several historic Washington sites are about to look a little nicer, thanks to American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Sun May 12, 2013
Farmington DDA gets Main Street accreditation
The Farmington Downtown Development Authority has been designated as an accredited National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sweet Briar College Gets Grant for Cabin Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation Fund recently awarded the college $2,500 to learn more about this slave cabin.
What We're Reading
Hometown songstress Gloria Estefan has become the public face of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's campaign to save Virginia Key's Miami Marine Stadium.
Thu May 09, 2013
Downtown Beloit recognized for revitalization efforts
Downtown Beloit Association learned a week ago that it has been designated as a National Main Street Program for meeting the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Wed May 08, 2013
1-Room Cronin School Named Historic City Site
The Cronin School, a one-room schoolhouse built in 1863 and tucked away on the Joliet Junior College campus, was officially made a local Joliet landmark by the Joliet City Council Tuesday night.
Streetcars will electrify H St. renewal
A bevy of city economic development, planning and D.C. Department of Small and Local Business Development officials gathered with D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray on Monday evening last week at the landmark Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street, N.E., to celebrate a special recognition with community leaders and residents.
University City Review
National Register Listing of Joe Frazier's Gym Sets the Stage for Local Landmark Designation
Statements by Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and Caroline E. Boyce, executive director of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia News of the National Park Service listing of Joe Frazier's Gym on the National Register of Historic Places marked an important milestone.
Slideshow: Last chance to vote on historic sites
Washington National Cathedral and Mount Vernon are jockeying for the overall lead in the $1 million Partners in Preservation contest, but there are still two days left for some of the smaller Washington-area sites to mount a comeback.
Events to celebrate National Preservation Month
The theme is See, Save, Celebrate: * Progressive Preservation Art Show at The Green Building Gallery, 731 E. Market St.; Swanson Gallery, 638 E. Market; Peace of the Earth, 801 E. Market; Earth Friends Cafe, 829 E. Market; Pyro Gallery, 909 E. Market and Gallerie Hertz, 1253 S. Preston St.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sykesville's Main Street Recognized Nationally
It's official: Sykesville's Main Street Association is making all the right moves, helping to bring the local economy into the future, maintaining historic buildings and strengthening and growing businesses.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Washington Post
Vote and preserve
Partners in Preservation , a joint venture of American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation wherein AmEx puts up $1 million, the Trust identifies worthy "shovel-ready" projects, and the public votes on which ones are most deserving of funding.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Daily Advance
Rebecca Cross: Observe a Preservation Montha
May is Preservation Month and Main Street and other preservation organizations, both large and small, will take the time to celebrate history and historic places.