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2010-05-19 08:00:00

2010 List Includes Pagat, Guam, Virginia's Wilderness Battlefield, and America's State Parks & State-Owned Historic Sites WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled the 2010 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that highlights important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. National Trust...

2009-11-11 09:37:00

Watch Change the World: America's Heroes the One Hour Special Veteran's Day on HGTV WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit organization working to preserve affordable homeownership, has partnered with HGTV, the cable network for home lifestyle programming, to complete a truly life-changing home makeover event for two different homes and its residences. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090421/REBUILDINGLOGO) HGTV's...

2009-10-19 11:01:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation, at its annual conference in Nashville last week, presented the prestigious National Preservation Honor Award to Laborers' Local 860 of Cleveland for restoring a 19th century mansion, Southworth House, into union headquarters. Local 860 is the first union in America to receive the coveted award, and the mansion, on Prospect Avenue on the eastern edge of downtown, is only the fifth structure in...

2009-09-01 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) has drawn attention to hundreds of historic sites and other favorite places across the country with a creative and engaging social media campaign, This Place Matters. Launched earlier this summer with support and guidance from Charity Dynamics, the campaign enables individuals to share stories and photos of places that matter to them and also discuss ways to preserve those places. NTHP is a...

2009-04-28 02:00:00

2009 List Includes Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles; The Manhattan Project's Enola Gay Hangar at Wendover Airfield in Utah; Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois; and Mount Taylor, New Mexico WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled the 2009 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places(R), an annual list that highlights important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural and natural heritage...

2009-04-01 09:00:00

Spearheaded by Orton Development and Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects, the Restoration of the Albert Kahn-designed Landmark was also Honored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation RICHMOND, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The renovation of the historic Ford Assembly Building in Richmond, CA, has just been honored with a 2009 Design Award by AIA East Bay, a Bay Area local chapter of the American Institute of Architects that serves architects and the public in the northern California...

2008-10-15 12:00:18

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2009 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state. Sites on the list include: the Mary Ray Memorial School in Newnan; the Crum & Forster Building in Atlanta; the Rock House in Thomson; the Campbell Chapel AME Church in Americus; the archaeological remains of Fort Daniel in Buford; Metcalf Township in Thomas County; Battery Backus at Tybee Island; the Sallie Davis House in...

2008-10-10 09:00:30

By Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The National Trust for Historic Preservation is accepting nominations for its annual list of endangered places, which identifies examples of America's architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk. Nominations are due Dec. 5. The 2009 list of 11 endangered historic places will be announced May 6. Details at www.PreservationNation.org/issues/11-most-endangered. Focusing attention on a landmark in need of restoration often galvanizes...

2008-10-06 15:00:17

POMONA, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Company, the prominent historic restoration firm based in Pomona, California, has been awarded the exacting historic preservation projects on two noted historic landmarks: The Hoover Dam -- one of Nevada's most popular tourist attractions; and The Ennis House -- one of Frank Lloyd Wright's renowned residences in Los Angeles. Of the famed Ennis House, Anthea Hartig, PhD, Director, Western Office, National Trust for Historic Preservation, said,...


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