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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.


Federal Mining Working Group Issues Report Re: EV

Prompted by the rapid transitioning to carbon pollution-free electricity development, an Interagency Working Group on Mining Laws, Regulations, and Permitting (IWG) recently released a report with a set of recommendations designed to increase the production of materials, like nickel and lithium, necessary for the production of electric vehicles.

ACHP Seeks Comments on Housing Policy Statement

The ACHP is developing a policy statement on housing and historic preservation to provide expert advice to a wide range of stakeholders on the role that historic preservation can play in alleviating the housing crisis. A draft of the policy statement is now available for public comment.

Jaime Loichinger Appointed ACHP OFAP Director

Jaime Loichinger of Baltimore Maryland, has been appointed director of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Office of Federal Agency Programs (OFAP). On March 6, 2023, former OFAP Director Reid Nelson was promoted to the position of ACHP executive director.

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.

Yellow Barn

Yellow Barn

Glen Echo Park, Maryland

Building Remnants Provide Insights into Early Chautauqua Community

completed monument

Togus Monument

Kennebec County, Maine

Reconstruction of Cemetery Monument Preserves Legacy for Future Generations


Preservation Initiatives

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