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Preserving our built heritage with sustainable materials and methods.
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Google brings Ten Commandments online as part of expanded preservation ... - The Verge

Google brings Ten Commandments online as part of expanded preservation ... - The Verge | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
Google brings Ten Commandments online as part of expanded preservation ...The VergeLaunched in partnership with the Israel Antiquities Authority, the new library includes about 5,000 images of scroll fragments, including one of the oldest known copies...
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The Winkelman House on St. Louis Avenue: A Popular Emblem ...

The Winkelman House on St. Louis Avenue: A Popular Emblem ... | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
In 2009, owner Northside Regeneration LLC (which purchased the house in 2005) placed the property on its list of “Legacy Properties” identified for preservation — a list required as part of the city's master redevelopment ...
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Commission accepting applications for Keystone Historic Preservation Grant Program

Commission accepting applications for Keystone Historic Preservation Grant Program | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is now accepting applications for Keystone Historic Preservation Project and Construction Grants.
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Documenting the underground: Philly's sewer historian — NewsWorks

Documenting the underground: Philly's sewer historian  — NewsWorks | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
Nearly 3 000 miles of sewers wind underneath Philadelphia s streets They make modern life possible in the homes and sky scrapers above but go largely unnoticed Except that is by one man whose job it...
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Colosseum fence to be erected to protect tourists from falling masonry - Telegraph

Colosseum fence to be erected to protect tourists from falling masonry  - Telegraph | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
A protective fence is to be erected around the Colosseum to protect tourists from falling masonry, as an ambitious cleaning and restoration project gets under way.
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Models of Sustainability: Sweden Runs Out of Garbage

Models of Sustainability: Sweden Runs Out of Garbage | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
Due to Sweden’s innovative waste-to-energy program and highly efficient recycling habits, the Scandinavian nation faces an interesting dilemma. They have run out of trash. Sweden’s waste management and recycling programs…Read More (Wait...
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Greening Up Historic Preservation | Preservation in the Present

Greening Up Historic Preservation | Preservation in the Present | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
“The greenest building is the one that is already built.” This phrase was coined by architect Carl Elefante nearly a decade ago, and it has become a mantra among energy conscious preservationists.
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The Moapa Paiutes Set to Begin Work on a 250MW Solar Power Plant to Ease Dirty Coal’s Impact on Their Land

The Moapa Paiutes Set to Begin Work on a 250MW Solar Power Plant to Ease Dirty Coal’s Impact on Their Land | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
The Moapa Paiutes are building a 250MW solar power plant on their reservation to help fix the problems that the they experience from a nearby coal power plant.
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NH&RA Announces 10 Winners for 2012 Historic Rehabilitation Awards - The Blog for Preservation Leadership Forum

NH&RA Announces 10 Winners for 2012 Historic Rehabilitation Awards - The Blog for Preservation Leadership Forum | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it

2012 Winner List!


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Study to analyze economic impacts of historic preservation - Salt Lake Tribune

Study to analyze economic impacts of historic preservation - Salt Lake Tribune | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
Study to analyze economic impacts of historic preservationSalt Lake TribuneNobody knows precisely the impact of historic preservation on the economy of Utah and its cities.
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A New Life for Old Breweries

A New Life for Old Breweries | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
In response to a changing economy and demographic shift toward urban areas, the deserted homes of Schlitz, PBR and other beers are being repurposed...
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National Trust for Historic Preservation and Urban Land Institute Partner to Promote Building Reuse

National Trust for Historic Preservation and Urban Land Institute  Partner to Promote Building Reuse | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) today announced a new research partnership designed to advance the preservation and reuse of older and historic buildings in major U.S.
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‘Get Crazy’ with the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation

‘Get Crazy’ with the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
From the EV Grieve inbox .. details on a benefit for the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation ...


Come rediscover the rowdy days (and nights!) of the East Village of the Fillmore E...
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Who Lived in Your House in 1940? | Preservation in the Present

Who Lived in Your House in 1940? | Preservation in the Present | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
Have you ever been curious about who lived in your home before you? Last week, the Census Bureau released the 1940 Census. So many people were looking forward to the release of this data that the incoming traffic caused the website to crash!
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Get Up! Get Moving! It's Curbed Chicago's Preservation Heatmap

Get Up! Get Moving! It's Curbed Chicago's Preservation Heatmap | Sustainability and Historic Preservation | Scoop.it
In the all-or-nothing world of historic preservation, the set of structures to champion is constantly in flux. Many buildings are lost to neglect or progress, others are caught up...
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