President Announces Intent to Appoint New ACHP Member

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.

ACHP Chairman Announces Early Coordination With Indian Tribes Handbook Now Available

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

Commemorative video

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.

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.

ACHP Comments on Important Historic Preservation Legislation

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.

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