Heritage Preservation

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
www.achp.gov
Citizen’s guide to federal regulations protecting historic buildings.

Americans for the Arts
http://ww3.artsusa.org/
Information on the economic contribution of arts to local economies.

Craft Organizations’ Development Association
www.codacraft.org
Information on economic impact of arts & crafts on local economies.

Main Street Program
www.mainstreet.org
Division of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Valuable resource for communities that are revitalizing their downtown space.

Modern Movement Architecture & Design
www.docomomo-us.org
International organization documenting & conserving building sites & neighborhoods of the modern movement.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
www.nationaltrust.org
Provides leadership, education, advocacy & resources to save historic places in the U.S. & revitalize their communities.

National Park Service
www.cr.nps.gov/nr/
National Park Service section on National Register process. Also includes Preservation Briefs on many technical aspects of rehabilitation of properties.

North Carolina Program
www.nccommerce.com/tourism/heritage/
Information on North Carolina’s program.

Preserve America
www.preserveamerica.gov
Sustainable preservation supported as an investment which has economic, educational, cultural & tourism benefits.

Recent Past Preservation Network
www.recentpast.org
Promotes preservation, education, & advocacy to encourage a contextual understanding of the modern built environment.

Society for Commercial Archeology
www.sca-roadside.org
Oldest national organization devoted to buildings, artifacts, structures, signs, & symbols of the 20th century commercial landscape.

State Historic Preservation Offices
www.hpo.dcr.state.nc.us/shpos.htm 
Website that links to each State Historic Preservation Office. BEST local resource for grants, National Registration information, Main Street, Certified Local Government Programs, historic & legal information, and many other resources.

Utah Heritage Trail
http://history.utah.gov/heritage_tourism_toolkit/
Extensive information on regional heritage trail efforts in Utah.

West Virginia’s Cultural Heritage Tourism Program
www.pawv.org/wvchp/chphist.htm
Information on West Virginia’s Cultural Heritage Tourism Program.

Vermont’s Cultural Heritage & Tourism
www.vermontartscouncil.org/ 
Vermont’s Cultural Heritage Tourism website. {|}