historic preservation http://wfpl.org en Louisville Preservationists Unite to Form 'Sacred Spaces' Group http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-preservationists-unite-form-sacred-spaces-group <p>Two Louisville groups are joining forces to create a network focusing on the preservation of historic sacred places such as cemeteries, churches and church school buildings. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Preservation Louisville and Friends of Eastern Cemetery are forming the Sacred Spaces group.</span></p><p>Preservation Louisville’s Marianne Zickuhr&nbsp;says Sacred Spaces will share information for maintaining such sites and celebrate successful restorations. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 20:43:37 +0000 Michael Homan & Rick Howlett 9428 at http://wfpl.org Louisville Preservationists Unite to Form 'Sacred Spaces' Group Portland Honors Neighborhood Preservation Work http://wfpl.org/post/portland-honors-neighborhood-preservation-work <p>As artists and real estate investors turn their attention to Louisville’s historic Portland neighborhood, local preservationists who have worked to keep the historic integrity of the neighborhood intact are being honored for their efforts. The <a href="http://www.goportland.org/">Portland Museum</a> and the Portland Preservation Alliance team up to recognize members of the community who have contributed significantly to preserving the architectural heritage of the historic Portland neighborhood.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:46:43 +0000 Erin Keane 5664 at http://wfpl.org Portland Honors Neighborhood Preservation Work Kentucky Preservation Conference To Be Held In Princeton http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-preservation-conference-be-held-princeton <P>The<A href="http://www.preservationkentucky.org/pages.php?id=31"> 2012 Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference </A>begins this week in the western Kentucky community of Princeton.<p> <P>The two-day conference will include sessions on selling historic properties, best practices for preserving endangered historic sites and converting schools and other public buildings into affordable housing.<p> <P>Diane Comer with the Kentucky Heritage Council says this is the first year the biennial conference will be held away from a major metropolitan area.<p> <P>"Even though it’s in a more rural are Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 1652 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Preservation Conference To Be Held In Princeton