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Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Promoting Historic Preservation Across the Nation

The ACHP promotes the preservation, enhancement, and sustainable use of the nation’s diverse historic resources, and advises the President and Congress on national historic preservation policy.


Historic Preservation Policy Discussion

Join ACHP Chair Sara C. Bronin at 12 p.m. CT on Thursday, May 16 at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law for a discussion of federal preservation law and policy, including new ACHP initiatives on housing and climate change, and specific government actions involving Chicago's historic resources. 

The Federal Preservation Process

You have a voice when it comes to preserving your community's history. The Section 106 review process can help you make a difference in your area.

Section 106 Cases Involving ACHP

Preservation Success Stories

The Section 106 process can result in great success with projects large and small. Read the success stories below and learn how to nominate a worthy case for a spotlight story.

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Fort Belvoir

Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia

Repair or Replace: the Army's Analysis Dispels Age-Old Myths

Cave Rock

Cave Rock

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Land Use Management Planning Protects Historic De'ek Wadapush (Cave Rock)


Preservation Initiatives

Preservation touches issues across the country that impact a wide range of citizens and communities.