Save America’s Treasures In the News
R. Buckminster Fuller Dome Home, Carbondale, IL: The R. Buckminster Fuller Dome Home received an SAT grant in the amount of $125,000 in 2010.
“State’s top preservation projects to be honored” – Nine outstanding preservation efforts from across the state will be honored next month by Landmarks Illinois, a statewide group that advocates for the protection of historic properties. The Edwardsville Intelligencer.
Norman Rockwell’s Works on Paper, Illustrated Posters and Photographs, Stockbridge, MA: The collection of Norman Rockwell’s Works on Paper, Illustrated Posters and Photographs at the Norman Rockwell Museum received an SAT grant in the amount of $144.240 in 2010.
“Norman Rockwell Museum reinvisions its main galleries” – Norman Rockwell Museum has reinstalled its main galleries to focus on these thematic elements and offer an in-depth look at the artist’s process. The Berkshire Eagle.
Harve U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, Gilford: Harve U.S. Post Office and Courthouse received an SAT grant in the amount of $100,000 in 2009.
“TBT: Old post office gets new life.” – With the recent completion of the remodel of the historic post office, we’re revisiting this 2012 story. Great Falls Tribune.
The Mount, Lenox, MA: The Mount received an SAT grant in the amount of $2,865,000 in 1999.
“Travel Briefs: South Pole Biking, Hersheypark, Edith Wharton.” – Edith Wharton Home Debt Free. New York Times / The Associated Press.
Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA: Fort Mason received an SAT grant in the amount of $700,000 in 2010.
“From Armed Forces to Arts Enthusiasts: Fort Mason Center’s Pier 2.” – [U]ntil its reopening in August 2014, the more than 100-year-old pier structure housing the theater and exhibition space had been deteriorating from decades of exposure to a harsh marine environment. The recently completed rehabilitation, seismic repair, and energy efficiency upgrade have preserved it as a cultural and community resource. Urban Land.
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Established in 1999, the Save America’s Treasures program is managed by the National Park Service, with the National Endowment Agencies, to preserve and protect nationally significant properties and collections for future generations of Americans. Stories of saving those treasures will be shared through partnership with the American Architectural Foundation.