historic preservation

Local News
4:43 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Louisville Preservationists Unite to Form 'Sacred Spaces' Group

Crumbling grave marker at Louisville's Eastern Cemetery
Credit Friends of Eastern Cemetery

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.      

Preservation Louisville and Friends of Eastern Cemetery are forming the Sacred Spaces group.

Preservation Louisville’s Marianne Zickuhr says Sacred Spaces will share information for maintaining such sites and celebrate successful restorations.   

She says many churches also served as neighborhood anchors.        

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Arts and Humanities
4:46 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Portland Honors Neighborhood Preservation Work

Portland's Squire Earick House, currently under renovation.
Wikimedia Commons

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 Portland Museum 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.

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Local News
8:30 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Kentucky Preservation Conference To Be Held In Princeton

The 2012 Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference begins this week in the western Kentucky community of Princeton.

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.

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.

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