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Home News FAA Receives Chairman's Historic Preservation Award for San Diego, Sitka, and Newark Projects
Federal Aviation Administration Receives Chairman's Historic Preservation Award for San Diego, Sitka, and Newark Projects
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February 21, 2003, San DiegoJohn L. Nau, III, Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, today presented the Chairman's Award for Federal Achievement in Historic Preservation to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for three exemplary and unique preservation projects located in San Diego, CA; Sitka, AK; and Newark, NJ.
"The FAA, while fulfilling its essential roles in American air safety and transportation, is also playing a significant part in preserving America's heritage. These three projects demonstrate FAA's commitment to historic preservation," said Nau.
"All Federal agencies are charged to consider historic interests, but the FAA has distinguished itself by these efforts. The projects are a great credit to the agency, and a benefit to the Nation."
The projects being recognized are:
The award was presented during the winter meeting of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, held February 21, 2003, at the historic U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego, CA.
An independent Federal agency, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation promotes historic preservation nationally by providing a forum for influencing Federal activities, programs, and policies that impact historic properties. It also advises the President and Congress about historic preservation matters, advocates preservation policy, protects historic properties, and educates stakeholders and the public.