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Columns: November 2012

The Adaptive Reuse of Historic Churches In 2004, the Boston Archdiocese announced plans to close 65-80 of its 357 parishes. The same year, the Detroit Archdiocese revealed it would close 65 of its churches by 2015. Citing plans for redevelopment New York City’s Archdiocese has closed several iconic churches in Manhattan, including Harlem’s 105-year-old St. […]

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Saint Mark’s Historic District

Borough and State: Manhattan, New YorkListed: 1969, expanded in 1984 Type of district: National Register historic district, local historic district Main Intersection: East 10th Street and 2nd Avenue [icon name=icon-download-alt]Saint Mark’s LPC Historic District Report [icon name=icon-download-alt]Saint Mark’s LPC Historic District Extension Report [icon name=icon-download-alt]Saint Mark’s LPC Historic District Map The Saint Mark’s Historic District […]

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Cohasset Common Historic District

City and State: Cohasset, Massachusetts Listed: 1996 Type of district: National Register historic district, Massachusetts State historic district, local historic district Main Intersection: North Main Street and WB Long Road [icon name=icon-download-alt]Cohasset Common National Register Historic District Report [icon name=icon-download-alt]Cohasset Common National Register Historic District Map The Cohasset Common Historic District surrounds the Town Common […]

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Program Q&A

The Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program, a program created by Congress, allows the owner of a property certified as historic by the National Park Service to donate a preservation easement on the property to a qualified charitable or governmental organization. In connection with this donation, the owner may be eligible to claim a non-cash […]

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Preservation News

The preservation community in the United States is constantly in motion, with new projects, partnerships, methods, and theories emerging and energizing the movement and the effort. To reflect this constant motion, this page on the Trust for Architectural Easements will feature regularly updated preservation news stories from around the country. The Case for Preservation Easements […]

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Preservation Organizations

Throughout the history of preservation in the United States, people have gathered formally and informally to establish organizations which disseminate information and promote responsible stewardship of historic built resources. The passing of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in 1966 established new government entities whose primary goals and responsibilities involved the preservation of the historic […]

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Architectural Ambler: Eagleville Historic District

Holden, Massachusetts This month, the Architectural Ambler visits a recent addition to the National Register of Historic Places: the Eagleville Historic District, a former textile mill village in the town of Holden, Massachusetts. One of Holden’s eight original mill villages, Eagleville is the sole remaining example: a relatively undisturbed collection of 19th and early 20th […]

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Architectural Ambler: Putnam Hill Historic District

This month, the Architectural Ambler visits Putnam Hill, the historic center of Greenwich, Conn. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Aug. 24, 1979, the Putnam Hill historic district is small but coherent, with just over a dozen houses and churches from the late-17th,18th, 19th and early-20th centuries. Greenwich began in the 1640s […]

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Columns: June 2008

President’s Message As a historic property owner and a historic preservation easement donor, it gives me great pride to explore the communities in which the Trust holds easements, and to know that our efforts are helping to protect precious and limited resources – America’s historic buildings and the environment that surrounds them. If sustainable design […]

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