Job Available at the ACHP

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is now recruiting for the position of Program Analyst/Department of the Army Liaison (GG-13) within the ACHP’s Office of Federal Agency Programs (OFAP), Washington, D.C. While the initial appointment will be for a term of 13 months, the ACHP anticipates that this appointment may be extended for 3 to 5 years.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: On the Erasure of History

On the Erasure of History

by Luis Hoyos, Expert Member ACHP

As we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we must ensure historic preservation helps tell the story of all Americans. An important historic site to Latinos is Roosevelt High School in East Los Angeles, California. It is one of the five high schools that participated in the 1968 Blowouts–when young Latinos rose up to protest bad schools.

Fact Sheet About the ACHP

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is an independent federal agency with the primary mission to encourage historic preservation in the government and across the nation.

Floyd Bennett Airfield Energy Project Honored with Chairman’s Award

A partnership among federal and state agencies and an energy company to rehabilitate and save historic airport hangars as part of an energy regulating station has received the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s (ACHP) Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation.

ACHP Annouces Partnership to Restore Apollo Mission Control Center

HOUSTON – Restoration of NASA’s Apollo Mission Control Center (MCC) will get underway this fall, thanks to a $5 million fundraising campaign spearheaded by the nonprofit Space Center Houston, which is partnering with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) to administer the funds.

ACHP Policy Statement on Historic Preservation and Community Revitalization (2016)

Communities facing population decline face unique challenges and can benefit from integrating historic preservation principles in holistic community revitalization strategies. The policy acknowledges that consideration of alternatives to avoid or minimize harm to historic properties is essential when planning community revitalization.

Vibrant Volunteer Program Connects Museum with Those Interested in Learning About NYC Jewish Life

The ACHP continues to honor those who volunteer their time for historic preservation during April, National Volunteer Month. The Museum at Eldridge Street is a Preserve America Steward for demonstrating a successful use of volunteer time and commitment in order to help care for our nation’s historic heritage.

Roberta Berken has spent the last 18 years as a docent at the Museum at Eldridge Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and she says it has been a great gift to her.

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