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Lovingly Restored Victorian Home Becomes Historic Landmark

Carol Ruth Weber | Posted 01.20.2017 | HuffPost Home
Carol Ruth Weber

New York's Long Island is more recognized and thought of as typical suburbia, and not being a historic center with landmarked buildings. The landscape...

White House Is A Blank Slate As It Awaits Trump

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 01.20.2017 | Politics

’Twas the night before the inauguration, when all through the White House, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. As the nation prepared for...

Shooting Sites, Tribal Burying Ground Named National Historic Landmarks

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

The sites of two shootings and a Native American burial ground have been designated National Historic Landmarks, the Department of the Interior announ...

20 Unsung But Fantastic Reasons to Visit Southern New Jersey Now

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 11.29.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Here's news: some towns in Southern New Jersey - in this case Haddonfield, Somers Point and Cape May - are community-minded, friendly, sophisticated, ...

In a Historic Election, Where Do the Candidates Stand on Protecting America's Heritage?

Greg Werkheiser | Posted 03.29.2016 | Politics
Greg Werkheiser

As part of Preservation50, the Advisory Council for Historic Preservation and partners are inviting public input on how to ensure an even brighter future for cultural heritage protection and its public use in the next fifty years.

Hillary Clinton Added to National Register of Historic Places

Marty Rudoy | Posted 03.17.2016 | Comedy
Marty Rudoy

WASHINGTON DC (NewS Satire)--Hillary Clinton, a fixture in Washington DC since her 1974 work on the Watergate Committee, has been added to the Nationa...

U.S. Open Fans: Check Out America's Only Four National Historic Landmark Golf Courses

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.18.2016 | Sports
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Of the many historic venues that have hosted the U.S. Open over the years, only four have transcended the game of golf and established themselves as icons of American history as National Historic Landmarks. Find out which courses have made the cut.

President and Mrs. Obama -- Please Don't Approve the Taking of Public Parkland for the Obama Presidential Library

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 04.14.2015 | Chicago
Charles A. Birnbaum

President and Mrs. Obama, given this administration's exceptional legacy on the protection of open space, please don't make history by approving the confiscation of National Register designated public parkland for the Obama Presidential Library.

2013's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In surveying the year in landscape architecture, "aptness," a word favored by the great Modernist landscape architect Dan Kiley seems, well, appropria...

Millennial, Civic Leaders Advocate for America's Oldest HBCU

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

Many in the widespread coalition that make up "Heeding Cheyney's Call," are stating that the racially inequitable funding formula is the main reason that Cheyney, an all-time great institution, now has an all-time low student enrollment.

For Sale: 18th Century Plantation Designed By Thomas Jefferson

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Homes designed by Thomas Jefferson don't come onto the market very often, so if you're looking for a country retreat along the banks of ...

PHOTOS: Martha's Vineyard Shines

Meg Pier | Posted 10.19.2012 | Travel
Meg Pier

Since 1869, every year Martha's Vineyard celebrates "Illumination Night," when the community adorns their pastel-painted cottages with Chinese and Japanese lanterns, many of them family heirlooms.

Denver Civic Center A National Historic Landmark?

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.16.2012 | Denver

Denver Civic Center is one step closer to becoming a National Historic Landmark -- if it gets approval, it would be the first designation of this kind...

Making the Case for Historic Preservation: Online Competition Leverages Younger and Would Be Preservationists

Stephanie Meeks | Posted 06.26.2012 | Home
Stephanie Meeks

The spirit and direction of the nation are reflected in our historic heritage, and saving these treasures will enrich us and future generations.

Uncovering the American Latino Story

Sec. Ken Salazar | Posted 04.10.2012 | Latino Voices
Sec. Ken Salazar

The Department of the Interior has launched the American Latino Heritage Initiative to explore different pathways to better recognize the countless contributions Latinos have made.