WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint a new expert member to the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP). He intends to nominate Jay D. Vogt, South Dakota State Historic Preservation Officer, to replace Expert Member Dorothy Lippert. The White House made the announcement yesterday.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— As the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) commemorates National Native American Heritage Month, Chairman Aimee Jorjani today announced the release of Early Coordination with Indian Tribes during Pre-application Process: A Handbook, to offer guidance on how federal agencies, industry, and Indian tribes can work collaboratively and effectively prior to the submission of applications that will need to go through the Sec
Rehabilitation of New Orleans School Into Artist Housing Honored by ACHP and HUD With Historic Preservation Award
Historic School Devastated By Hurricane Katrina Given New Life
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) announced Bell Artspace in New Orleans’ Tremé–America’s oldest African American neighborhood–as the recipient of the 2019 ACHP/HUD Secretary’s Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation.
Tuskegee University Architecture Student’s Historic Preservation Internship Changes the Course of Her Career
Ms. Heard is from Mobile, AL and is a third-year Tuskegee University Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science student. She is set to graduate in December 2022.
ACHP Enters Into Partnership With Salish Kootenai College To Educate Students On Historic Preservation
PABLO, MONTANA—Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani entered into an agreement with Salish Kootenai College (SKC) in Pablo, Montana, and the ACHP Foundation on September 23, 2019 to provide educational, personal development, and professional growth opportunities to students in the Tribal Historic Preservation and Tribal Governance and Administration degree programs.
MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN—Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Chairman Aimee Jorjani today announced the Soldiers Home Project at the National Historic Landmark Milwaukee VA Medical Center campus in Milwaukee, WI, has been awarded a $500,000 Save America’s Treasures grant from the National Park Service.
ACHP Expert Member Attends Ribbon Cutting for Restoration of Historic Black Officers' Club at Fort Leonard Wood
PULASKI COUNTY, MISSOURI—Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Expert Member Robert G. Stanton today joined in the festivities officially dedicating SSG Samuel A. Countee Hall at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. The rehabilitation of the building, one of only two remaining World War II-era black officers clubs in the nation, was completed earlier this year.
ACHP Chairman Aimee Jorjani and members of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation are expressing support for several important pieces of legislation that impact historic preservation. The ACHP voted at its summer business meeting on July 10 to support the Preserving America’s Battlefields Act; Restore Our Parks Act/Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act; Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act; and National Heritage Area Act.
Chairman Jorjani sent letters to members of Congress commenting on these bills.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is now providing a new online/on-demand course, Early Coordination with Indian Tribes for Infrastructure Projects. The 90-minute course can be completed over a 30-day period.
The course is geared toward applicants for federal permits, licensing, or funding as well as federal permitting agencies and staff.
“Touching History: Preservation in Practice” Program Provides Technical Preservation Experiences for Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Morgan State University (MSU) students are participating in a program this summer that aims to bring young African American students working toward architecture degrees into historic preservation and related career paths.