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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.

News


ACHP Grants HUD Emergency Section 106 Extension

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The ACHP granted HUD its request to extend the time period when it can use the emergency provisions of Section 106 for the review of projects that are a direct response to emergency and disaster declarations on the outbreak of COVID-19. 

History at Home

The ACHP knows history learning can happen anywhere. During this new reality of schooling from home, the ACHP wants to offer history resources that will surely educate and entertain as students and parents continue to work from home.

President Declares Intent to Appt. New ACHP Member

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint Florida architect Rick Gonzalez to be an Expert Member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). The White House made the announcement yesterday.  

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.

Preservation Initiatives


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

Preserve America


Preserve America is a federal initiative that encourages and supports efforts to preserve and enjoy the priceless cultural and natural heritage of a community. The goals of the program include a greater shared knowledge about the nation's past, strengthened regional identities and local pride, increased local participation in preserving the country's cultural and natural heritage assets, and support for the economic vitality of all communities.

Community Spotlight

  • The historic Whitehall Schoolhouse in Windsor, Colorado
    Windsor, Colorado

    The town of Windsor, Colorado, (pop. 18,644) was incorporated in 1890 and is located in northern Colorado, nestled between the mountains and the plains. The region’s rich alluvial soil supported extensive wheat production and, with the advent of ditch irrigation, sugar beets.

    The town of Windsor, Colorado, (pop. 18,644) was incorporated in 1890 and is located in northern Colorado, nestled between the mountains and the plains.