Tag Archives: Preservation

Preservation Technology and Training Grants

2017 Preservation Technology and Training Grants (PTT Grants) from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT), the National Park Service’s innovation center for the preservation community, are intended to create better tools, materials and approaches to conserving buildings, landscapes, sites and collections. PTT Grants will support the following activities: Innovative research that develops new technologies or adapts existing technologies to preserve cultural resources, Specialized workshops or symposia that identify and address national preservation needs, How-to videos, mobile applications, podcasts,... Read more

Teaching Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in American Samoa

By Victoria Herrmann via Saving Places blog The edges of our country are eroding. From Alaska to Louisiana, centuries of culture, tangible history, and dynamic communities are being battered by stronger storms and sea level rise—raising difficult questions about adaptation, relocation, and what it means to be an American experiencing climate change today. Over the next year, Victoria Herrmann, a National Geographic Explorer will chronicle America’s Eroding Edges, helping you explore the challenges of all those facing the impacts of... Read more

Cleveland’s Revamped Public Square Mixes Downtown’s Future With Preservation

​Following a 15-month, $50 million renovation, Cleveland’s 10 acre Public Square is reopening as a dramatically re-envisioned centerpiece of the city’s ongoing redevelopment efforts. It now has a lush green lawn, unobstructed city views, a full-service cafe with outdoor seating and a mirror pool that reflects the landmark buildings lining the square. Perhaps most significantly, traffic has been eliminated through the park except for buses. Read more... Read more
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