National Trust for Historic Preservation

Feelin’ Good: Preservationists Make Headway in Birthplace of Nina Simone

By Candy's Dirt / July 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Positive News, For Once, in Tenth Street Historic District

By Bethany Erickson / May 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Although the demolitions continue unabated in the centuries-old Freedmen’s town, residents in the Tenth Street Historic District got at least a little bit of good news Thursday morning as they gathered in one of the many vacant — yet freshly mowed — lots for an announcement. It’s an area that hasn’t seen a lot of great […]

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McKinney In Running for $150K Grant to Improve MPAC

By Bethany Erickson / October 30, 2017 / 0 Comments

McKinney officials have been lobbying for a few weeks now, but time is dwindling to increase their odds of winning a $150,000 grant that will be awarded based on daily votes by the public. But if you want to vote and haven’t, you only have two sleeps to get it done — the contest wraps […]

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National Preservation Month Focuses on Historic Dallas with Slate of Public Events

By Leah Shafer / March 30, 2016 / 0 Comments

Preservationists in Dallas have had plenty of opportunities to get outraged in the past few years as building after building of historic significance have faced the wrecking ball and lost. These treasures are gone forever, and this rash of destruction has inspired a reinvigorated, community-wide focus on preserving the older structures that make up part of Dallas’ vibrant and rich cultural […]

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Interview with an Architect: Alicia Chandler Quintans Solves Modern Design Challenges

By Leah Shafer / December 11, 2015 / 0 Comments

In our ongoing series, Interview with an Architect, we speak with leading voices in the North Texas architecture community and learn about their work, development issues in our community, and good design practices and principals (you can read the last one here). Alicia Chandler Quintans, AIA, is an Oak Cliff-based architect, interior designer, and preservationist. […]

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