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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.


Chair Bronin Release Report on Standards

Today, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chair Sara C. Bronin released her Report and Recommendations on the Application and Interpretation of Federal Historic Preservation Standards to the ACHP, pursuant to the agency’s statutory responsibility to review and recommend improvements to federal, state, and local historic preservation policies.

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.

Center Building at St. Elizabeths

St. Elizabeths

Washington, District of Columbia

Headquarters Consolidation Revives St. Elizabeths NHL West Campus


Preservation Initiatives

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