Pennsylvania At Risk Announced!
On February 2, from the steps of the Lewistown courthouse, Executive Director Mindy Crawford announced new
additions to our list of the state’s most endangered historic resources.
The eight sites were selected from nominations submitted by the public
in 2015 and will become Preservation Pennsylvania’s work priorities in
2016. Visit our Pennsylvania At Risk page
for all the details.
It's time to party like it's 2016
a page dedicated to Preservation50 -- a yearlong celebration of the National Historic Preservation Act, signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1966. Please bookmark the page and check back often for news and special events.
Let's celebrate 50 years of the National Historic Preservation Act!
2015 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards
Thank you to all! The annual Historic Preservation Awards Luncheon took place Friday, September 25 at the Zembo Shrine Center in Harrisburg.
Congratulations to this year's recipients of a Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award
! Pennsylvania's Historic Preservation Awards continue a tradition started
in 1979 to honor excellence in preservation. The annual awards
recognize significant contributions in the field of historic
preservation made by both individuals and organizations.
The Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Award categories include:
- Initiative Awards in the areas of Community Involvement;
Communications; Education; Local Government; Stewardship; and Emergency
- Construction Awards honoring outstanding preservation,
restoration, or rehabilitation projects and/or pre-construction
documentation, technical innovation and achievement in these areas:
Residential; Commercial/Industrial; Public/Institutional; Special
- Special Focus Awards such as Sustainability in Historic
Preservation; Preservation Planning; Leadership in State Government and
State Issues; or Grassroots Advocacy; or the Ralph Modjeski Award for
Excellence in Transportation Design, Preservation, or Archaeology
Members received the awards newsletter at home. You can view an online version by clicking h
How to Protect and Preserve the Historic Places That Matter to You
This four-part document is intended to provide you with the information and tools that you may need to make informed decisions about your historic preservation project.
The entire document is now available here.
Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation
Preservation Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the publication of Policy Recommendations to Strengthen the Power of Preservation as a companion report to the Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation Activities in Pennsylvania released by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Click here.
Pennsylvania At Risk 2016
Date: Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Location: Old Courthouse, 1 W. Market Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. (The event will move indoors in case of inclement weather.)
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