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PastForward 2017

PastForward is the premier educational and networking event for those in the business of saving places, and this year’s conference in Chicago will explore many themes in historic preservation including: ReUrbanism – especially preservation’s role in creating economically and environmentally sustainable, equitable, and healthy communities; Technology – applying the next generation of technological applications to the work of saving places; and Health – better understand and advocate for the physical and psychological benefits of older and historic places. Learn more... Read more

Preservation for People: A Vision for the Future

This report from the National Trust for Historic Preservation represents the culmination of more than a year of aspirational thought and discussion among preservationists, scholars, and others closely aligned with or affected by their work, including architects, artists, community advocates, developers, and municipal leaders. After 50 years of achievement under the National Historic Preservation Act, this report takes stock of the current direction, strengths, and shortcomings of historic preservation; and develops a vision to guide efforts for the next 50... Read more

Preserving and Supporting Businesses in Historic Neighborhoods

​Small local businesses contribute to the vitality of older neighborhoods. In addition to offering essential service, they serve as community anchors and contribute to a neighborhood’s unique sense of place. Join the National Trust for Historic Preservation and NeighborWorks America to learn about two efforts in San Francisco, CA and Houston, TX that are working to preserve and support businesses in historic neighborhoods. Register now... Read more

2017 National Preservation Awards

The National Preservation Awards honor the very best in preservation. Each year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation presents a select number of major awards at PastForward: the national preservation conference. These exclusive awards serve to educate and inspire, as well as raise the visibility of the preservation movement. Nominate a deserving individual, organization, or project by March 1. Learn more and apply... Read more

Older, Smaller, Better in Tucson: Measuring How the Character of Buildings and Blocks Influences Urban Vitality in a Southwestern City

The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation Green Lab used statistical analysis and spatial modeling to measure the impact of older, smaller fabric on the performance of Seattle, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. This report brings that methodology to a new location: Tucson, AZ. A collaboration with the city preservation office, this report shows the role that older buildings play in a strong local economy and thriving street life. Learn more... Read more

Investing in Main Street & Earning CRA Credit for Historic Tax Credits

This one-hour webinar is aimed at bankers, developers, Main Street managers, property owners, community organizations, tax credit professionals and planning officials. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the key characteristics of CRA-eligible HTC equity investments. Bankers who participate will know how to make the case to bank examiners that their HTC investments merit CRA consideration. Those seeking HTC investments from banks will learn what information their banker needs to determine CRA eligibility. Learn more and register... Read more

Atlas of ReUrbanism: Buildings and Blocks in American Cities

This report from the National Trust for Historic Preservation serves as a resource for city leaders and urban advocates to deepen understanding of the cities they love. Developed by the Preservation Green Lab, the Atlas of ReUrbanism uses increasingly accessible data about cities to explore the connections between the physical character of urban development and a range of economic, social, and environmental outcomes. Whether you’re a mayor, planner, developer, or advocate, the Atlas of ReUrbanism offers detailed information about buildings... Read more

PastForward 2016

PastForward, a conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is the premier educational and networking event for those in the business of saving places. This year, attendees will be energized and challenged as they consider the role preservation can play in securing more healthy, sustainable, just and attractive cities during the 50th anniversary celebrations of the National Historic Preservation Act. Register now... Read more
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