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On the 'A' w/Souleo: The Politics of Preserving African-American Historic Sites

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 08.08.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

A discount furniture store now occupies the space where boxing legend, Joe Frazier trained in Philadelphia. The home of America's first female self-made millionaire, Madame C.J. Walker is left vulnerable to potential destruction without proper legal protection.

The World's Fair Site That Broke All the Rules -- And Lived to Tell the Tale

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.17.2014 | New York
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Lauren Walser Three teenagers stand on the Tent of Tomorrow's steel mezzanine platform. World's Fair sites were rarely built to last. Just a han...

Ben Folds Leads Charge to Save RCA Studio A on Nashville's Music Row

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Carolyn Brackett, Senior Field Officer Ben Folds posted an infographic on his personal Facebook page detailing the importance of fighting for the...

Discover a Colorado Ghost Town with a Beating Heart

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Steven Piccione Uptop, Colorado, was settled in 1877, but remains a ghost town outside La Veta. When you hear the term "ghost town," you probabl...

Here's How You Train the Next Generation of Preservationists

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.17.2014 | Education
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Lauren Walser A HOPE Crew in Paterson, New Jersey, paints Hinchliffe Stadium in April. As any preservationist knows, the task of caring for and ...

Pharmacies-Turned-Restaurants: The Cure for What Ails You

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.04.2014 | Food
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Katherine Flynn W.A. Frost & Company prides itself on serving seasonal, organic, locally sourced cuisine. If only you could get a d...

CityLovePHL: Our Week in Instagram Shots

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.03.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Grant Stevens Had an awesome time last Saturday exploring Eastern State Penitentiary. Now check it out through Sut's iPhone. -- @brilli...

The Federal Historic Tax Credit: Transforming Communities

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.03.2014 | Business
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Donovan Rypkema Editor's Note: On Monday, June 23rd, the National Trust For Historic Preservation gave the federal historic tax credit watch statu...

The 11 Most Endangered Historic Places In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel

Most of us are aware that animals can be endangered along with our planet's resources, but how often do we think about the buildings and places around...

America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2014

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Virgil McDill, Associate Director, Public Affairs One of this year's listings: Music Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio Today, the National Trust for Hist...

ART History Happening at Miami Marine Stadium

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

It hasn't been long since we featured a young Miami preservationist, Ivan Robles, who's working to bring attention to saving the Miami Marine Stadium, but we're back with more exciting stadium news.

Piece of Town's Railroad History Becomes Students' Learning Lab

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.13.2014 | Education
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Lauren Walser Students in Cienega High School's construction technology course learn preservation trade skills at the 1915 section foreman house....

CityLove: Tour Philadelphia by Instagram

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Grant Stevens It's Friday at Love Park ... #Lomo-fi -- @digitaldave, David Ford For our next installment of CityLove, we're headed to The City...

More Cool Behind-the-Scenes Photos From Union Station

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

While waiting in the Washington, D.C., Union Station Main Hall, many visitors look up to admire the beautiful barrel-vaulted ceilings currently undergoing restoration or the statues of Roman legionnaires that look down from stories above. Rarely, however, do you see people looking back at you.

Villa Lewaro: The Future of Madam C. J. Walker's Historic Estate

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.02.2014 | Black Voices
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Brent Leggs, Senior Field Officer The National Treasure reception in Irvington N.Y., May 2014 In Irvington, N.Y., there stands Madam C. ...

CityLove is Coming to You LIVE in Philadelphia!

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

In #Philly, old #buildings have big hearts and simple messages. #philAdelphia #pa #love #loveletter #preservation #savingplaces #urban #urbanex #ci...

CityLove: Tour Chattanooga by Instagram

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Grant Stevens Some of my favorite things...#coolidgepark #tennesseeriver #lookout mountain #deltaqueenriverboat #fallleaves #marketstre...

Older, Smaller, Better: New Findings from Preservation Green Lab

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Julia Rocchi [Preservation Tips & Tools] Older, Smaller, Better: New Findings from Preservation Green Lab from PreservationNatio...

[Instagram Tour] The Samuel Untermyer Gardens in Yonkers, N.Y.

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Roberta Lane "The world's favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May." -- Edwin Way Teale, American naturalist and w...

CityLove: Chattanooga Edition

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Chattanooga hasn't always been so beautiful. In 1969, the federal government declared that Chattanooga had the dirtiest air in the nation, and since then, the city has been on a mission to clean up its image.

Atlanta's Swan House: From Historic Home to Hunger Games Set

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

I sat down with the Swan House's Brandi Wigley and Jessica Rast to get the scoop on the house's history and its role in the blockbuster film.

How to Save Ugly Buildings

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Julia Rocchi [Preservation Tips & Tools] How to Save Ugly Buildings from PreservationNation "It's always easier to save a place that pe...

How to Plan a Heritage Trail in 7 Steps

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Emily Potter [Preservation Tips & Tools] Seven Steps to Plan a Heritage Trail from PreservationNation Great heritage trails are more th...

A Tour Of Atlanta, Courtesy Of Instagram

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.17.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Grant Stevens On a beautiful day like today, you should be here. #Atlanta -- @discoveratlanta, Discover Atlanta Last week, we visited At...

[Preservation Tips & Tools] More Preservation Organizations You Should Know

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Sarah Heffern The historic preservation program at University of Mary Washington (formerly Mary Washington College) in Fredericksburg, Va...