It has been said that, at it’s best, preservation engages the past in a conversation with the present over a a mutual concern for the future. — William Murtagh, National Register of Historic Places
The greenest building in the world is the one that is never built. So why are we tearing down everything in sight?
Historic preservation does much more than preserve bricks and mortar. It recognizes that our built history connects us in tangible ways with our past and provides context for the places we occupy.