The Bush administration is using Americans' fondness for historic
places to assail the wall of separation between church and state and usher in an unprecedented era of taxpayer support for religion.
For example, officially Habitat for Humanity doesn't preserve buildings, but the New York chapter recently restored several historic
buildings in Harlem.
In addition, Broadway musicals and opera are featured in the historic
Music Hall, and the majestic Hall of State is regularly used for receptions and events.
The Foundation also issued a press release bemoaning AU's lawsuit, suggesting the group "does not fully appreciate the historic
significance of the California Missions to California, the American Southwest, and the Nation as a whole.
The background to my paper was my identification, some 25 years ago, of a particular form of wall construction used in the historic
forts and towns in Oman, which I called the 'layered technique'.
property tax relief programs range from statewide programs to benefits that are only offered if the relevant local government decides to grant them.
According to the report, within the last five years, 2,967 historic
buildings were rehabilitated--among them, Chicago office towers, Baltimore row houses, St.
The district, which includes of turn-of-the-century buildings including City Hall and the Police Headquarters, will be considered for local historic
designation and national certification.
These website enhancements allow travelers to have fun navigating and exploring Civil War packages while learning more about battlefields, historic
homes, the Underground Railroad, and more," said Thierry Roch, Executive Director, Historic
Hotels of America.
A municipality wishing to become a Certified Local Government must fulfill certain requirements indicating its commitment to local preservation, including establishing either a historic
district commission or a heritage commission with historic
We are proud to team up with the Historic
House Trust and the New York Restoration Project to celebrate this humble but very, very proud lighthouse and the great park it sits in.
For more than a decade, Ken Bernstein has been the go-to guy when residents and activists want to save historic
buildings in Los Angeles from the wrecking ball.
Amana Furniture has turned its Old World craftsmanship to historic
Despite being known for its rich history and dedication to saving historic
schools, it decided in 1996 to replace 10 of its 94 schools.
Southern hospitality is the hallmark from downtown's elegant grand hotels to the cozy bed & breakfasts found along the tree-lined streets of historic