Taking Stock: Architecture Matters!

Yesterday’s symposium, Architecture Matters!, exceeded our expectations. Attendance was higher than we had anticipated, the crowd was passionate, and the accolades were enthusiastic. We estimate that over 400 participated in the day-long event. Blair Kamin provided our keynote address (right) in which he covered both Greensboro’s and Chicago’s architectural DNA [re: Donald Trump and his…

Changing of the Guard

A changing of the guard occurred last week with the Guilford County Historic Preservation Commission (GCHPC). The GCHPC made a few news headlines in June with a surprise announcement that its single part-time staff position was eliminated in an 11th hour decision by the Guilford Board of Commissioners. The commission is now staffed by Greg…

Making the Difference

This summer, preservation groups across the nation are working with members of Congress to follow through on a proposed increase to core national preservation programs. Both chambers have recommended increases for the Historic Preservation Fund this year. On the House side, the proposed increase is a nearly $10 million increase from last year’s level: $45…