Toolkit Roundup: Saving Different Types of Historic Places
Over the past six months, we’ve brought you a number of toolkits focused on saving different types of historic places -- your local post office, the older church in your community, historic cemeteries, and many others. In this week’s 10 on Tuesday round-up, we’ve gathered all of these posts into a one-stop shop of toolkits to help you save (almost) any kind of place that matters to you.
If the United States Postal Service decides to sell or relocate a historic post office in your town, here are 10 steps you can take to protect the local landmark.
Historic schools offer many benefits to the surrounding community. If you find a historic school in your neighborhood is threatened, here are 10 steps you can take to help save the treasured building.
You don’t have to own a historic barn to be passionate about saving these rural icons. Consider these 10 ways to help save an older or historic barn in your area.
Burial grounds need to be well-researched and preserved so they can continue to tell us their stories. This toolkit will get you started learning more about the features of a historic cemetery.
Now, start saving historic cemeteries and burial grounds with these 10 critical steps.
The stories of our past are told in both older buildings and landscapes, as well as younger places – places of the recent past. Here are 10 things you can do to save these often at-risk, yet significant landmarks.
This toolkit gives you 10 questions to ask to make sure you’re keeping the congregation’s needs at the forefront of any preservation project at a place of worship.
Part Two in our Places of Worship series presents 10 things to consider when planning for a sympathetic reuse of a sacred space.
Rosenwald Schools are unique landmarks and rich in the stories they tell. This toolkit offers 10 grassroots tips for rehabilitating one of these schools in your community.
Preservationists and developers can work together to bring new retail options and a vibrant atmosphere to a historic neighborhood. Here are 10 tips for working with chain drug stores in your community.
This toolkit offers tips and case studies to help guide you in your efforts to save places of African-American heritage in your community.