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Preservation Perspectives podcast - Interview with C.H. Nash Museum at Chucalissa Graduate Assistant, Cristina Rose

 

by Glenn Vaulx, fall 2020 ACHP Intern, Howard University Graduate Student, Architecture

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The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) campus in Brentwood, California, is providing a unique housing solution for homeless veterans during the coronavirus pandemic, a project that benefited from the ACHP’s blanket extension for use of expedited Section 106 reviews related to the emergency.

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act requires federal agencies that carry out, license, or assist projects that may affect historic properties to take into account such effects and provide the ACHP a reasonable opportunity to comment. 

Long-Time ED John M. Fowler Announces Retirement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Executive Director John M. Fowler has announced he will retire on January 2, 2021. Fowler has served as executive director since 1997 and has worked at the ACHP since 1972. He previously served as the ACHP’s general counsel and deputy executive director. In 2010, his service was recognized with a Presidential Distinguished Rank Award.

November is Native American Heritage Month and ACHP Chairman Aimee Jorjani spoke with Reno Keoni Franklin, ACHP Native American member and Chairman of the Native American Affairs Committee on this episode of the ACHP podcast, Preservation Perspectives.

Photo of Aimee Jorjani and Reno Franklin
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Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani recently signed an amendment to an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service and Colorado State Historic Preservation Office, which renews and expands a program that combats forest hazards in Colorado.