A June 2020 article in Architectural Digest asks the timely and critical question, "Will historic preservation survive COVID-19?"
Published on June 19, 2020, and written by Dante A. Ciampaglia, the article profiles a number of preservation organizations, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation, who "have moved quickly to innovate ways to stay connected with devoted audiences, create a new cohort of allies, and continue their advocacy.
As quoted in the article, Katherine Malone-France, the National Trust's chief preservation officer, says, "“We’ve opened up, tremendously, ways in which people experience historic places digitally in the past eight weeks, and I think that’s here to stay. This wave of digital creativity is going to have long-term benefits for all aspects of the way we think about heritage and place-based tourism."
Read the full story to learn more about how the National Trust and other regional, statewide, and local organizations are addressing the challenges of COVID-19.