• New Leadership



    Former Rep. Russ Carnahan & Former Judge Debra Carnahan will lead Preservation ActionMore


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  • #presmonth contest winners



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Most Recent Legislative Updates

A Message From Preservation Action’s New Leadership

A Message From Preservation Action’s New Leadership                       Dear Preservation Action Members and Friends, This month the Preservation Action Board announced our new leadership of Preservation Action. We are honored and enthusiastic about the challenge ahead: to build upon PA’s best traditions of grassroots advocacy, …

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Protect Section 4(f) in the House Transportation Bill; Explore Proposed Public Lands in New Interactive Map; NPS Awards Tribal Heritage Grants; NPS Offers Free Admission August 25th; Stories From Around the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 30, August 21, 2015 → Action Alert! Protect Section 4(f) in the House Transportation Bill Before the August Recess, Senators passed a 6 year transportation reauthorization bill titled Developing a Reliable Innovative Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S.1647). The DRIVE Act includes a provision, in section 11116, that …

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Permanent HPF Reauthorization Included in Senate Energy Reform Bill; Transportation Reauthorization Threatens Historic Resources; Four New NHL’s Designated; Missouri One Step Closer to Newest National Park

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 29, August 14, 2015 → Permanent HPF Reauthorization Included in Senate Energy Policy Reform Bill The Senate Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, in section 5003, includes permanent reauthorization of the Historic Preservation Fund (HPF). The legislation would permanently authorize the HPF at the current authorized level of …

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President Obama’s Use of Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism; Philadelphia Could be First U.S World Heritage City; National Preservation Conference Registration Now Open; Wisconsin Budget Passes Without Capping HTC

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 18, Number 28, July 17, 2015 → President Obama’s Use of the Antiquities Act Prompts Praise and Criticism Last Friday President Obama announced the designation of 3 new National Monuments, the Basin and Range National Monument in Nevada, the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument in California, and the Waco Mammoth …

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Preservation Stories

Preservation Stories: Amtrak’s Great American Stations Project

Completed Kingman train station. Photo courtesy of the City of Kingman.

Amtrak’s Great American Stations Project Approximately one-third of all Amtrak-served stations are listed on the National Register, and many are also included on state and/or local registers. The depot is one of the most visible reminders of America’s extensive railroad heritage and represents a variety of architectural styles. Train stations can ignite economic development, spur tourism and historic preservation efforts, figure into public …

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Preservation Stories: Mill No. 1, Baltimore, MD

Baltimore's Restored Mill No. 1. Image courtesy Terra Nova Ventures, LLC.

During National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, six projects were awarded “Preservation’s Best.” Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus Co-Chairs Michael Turner and Rush Holt, along with US Senators and Members of Congress representing the project winners attended to recognize and present the award to their constituents. Through federal incentives like the historic tax credit, historic preservation drives …

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Preservation’s Best: The Warehouse Lofts, Macon, GA

Bryan Nichols, developer of the Warehouse Lofts accepting his Preservation's Best award.

During National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, six projects were awarded “Preservation’s Best.” Congressional Historic Preservation Caucus Co-Chairs Michael Turner and Rush Holt, along with US Senators and Members of Congress representing the project winners attended to recognize and present the award to their constituents. Through federal incentives like the historic tax credit, historic preservation drives …

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