• PA Celebrates Houston



    Join us for a special "Preservation Action Celebrates Houston" event on Nov. 17th from 7-9pm, coinciding with the National Preservation Conference. Free for PA members.

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  • Save the Date for Advocacy Week 2017



    Advocacy Week 2017 will be held March 14-16th at the Liasion Hotel. Save the date, more information coming soon!


  • Preservation 50 Officially Launches



    Preservation Action joined national partners at the official launch of Preservation50, the year-long commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. Lean more about P50!


  • Party for Preservation



    Thank you for making our "Party for Preservation: Craft Beer at the Brewmaster's Castle" a huge success! And a special thank you to all of our event sponsors

Most Recent Legislative Updates

What do the Election Results Mean for Historic Preservation; Action in Houston: Thanks For a Great Event; Save the Date: Advocacy Week March 14-16; & Stories From the States

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 42, December 02, 2016 → What Do the Election Results Mean for Historic Preservation What a November. Preservation Action is getting back in the swing of things after an extended break following the elections, the National Preservation Conference in Houston, and the Thanksgiving break. At this point we …

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Election 4 Days Away- The Candidates on Historic Preservation; 10 New National Historic Landmarks Announced; Join PA in Houston During the National Preservation Conference- Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 41, November 04, 2016 → The Candidates on Historic Preservation As I’m sure everyone is well aware, the 2016 election is just 4 days away. On Nov. 8th voters will go to the polls to determine the next president and next administration, all 435 U.S House seats, 34 U.S Senate …

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Results From Our 2016 Federal Candidate Historic Preservation Survey; Alabama Civil Rights Movement Sites Move Closer to National Monument Designation; Join PA in Houston During the National Preservation Conference- Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 40, October 28, 2016 → Check Out the Results From Our 2016 Federal Candidate Historic Preservation Survey With the Nov. 8th election right around the corner we are pleased to share the results from our “2016 Federal Candidate Historic Preservation Survey” with you and encourage you to share …

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Preservation Action Conducts National Fed. Candidate Historic Preservation Survey; PA at the Heritage Ohio Conference; Join PA in Houston During the National Preservation Conference- Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 39, October 21, 2016 → Preservation Action’s 2016 Federal Candidate Historic Preservation Survey Results Over the last few months Preservation Action conducted a survey of all candidates running for the U.S House and U.S Senate on federal historic preservation policy. With the Nov. 8th election right around the …

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NPS Releases First National Study on LGBTQ History; Oct. 15th Marks the 50th Anniversary of the NHPA; Join PA in Houston During the National Preservation Conference- Register Today!

Preservation Action, Legislative Update Volume 19, Number 38, October 14, 2016 → NPS Releases First National Study on LGBTQ History This week the National Park Service (NPS), Department of Interior (DOI), and the Gil Foundation announced the release of a new NPS theme study dedicated to identifying and recognizing historic places and events that shaped …

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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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