National Trust for Historic Preservation
A new study by the National Trust for Historic Preservation finds that neighborhoods with older, smaller buildings make for more vibrant, walkable communities with more businesses, nightlife and culture.
Chicago’s Wrigley Field, New Orleans’ Saenger Theatre and a historic Los Angeles’ shipbuilding center have joined a list of sites being saved thanks to the efforts of historic preservationists in 2013.
Washington National Cathedral and George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate have both won $100,000 grants among 24 sites around the nation’s capital competing for historic preservation funds.
Philanthropist David Rubenstein is donating $10 million to set up a research and education center focused on White House history.