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PT Supports Designation of Fort Brown as National Monument

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Download a PDF of the letter here. The Honorable Filemon Vela United States House of Representatives 437 Cannon House Office Building Washington DC 20515 Dear Congressman Vela: On behalf of the Board of Directors of Preservation Texas, I write in support of the designation of historic Fort Brown as a National Monument. The original Fort… More »

PT Advocates for Historic Austin State Hospital

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Preservation Texas submitted the following written comment to the State of Texas, which is considering the future of the historic Austin State Hospital campus. (Link to PDF below.)   We appreciate the opportunity to provide written comment on the future of the Austin State Hospital campus (ASH).  ASH is a monumental historic, architectural and cultural… More »

Most Endangered Places Announcement 2/18 at 12:15pm in Wooldridge Park

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Preservation Texas will name fourteen sites to its 2016 Most Endangered Places list tomorrow afternoon at 12:15pm in Austin. The announcement will be made at the historic bandstand in downtown Austin’s National-Register listed Wooldridge Square Park. Sites will represent major themes including rural farmsteads, log structures, historic neighborhoods along the Rio Grande, local public buildings,… More »

Preservation Texas Announces Heritage Education Award for Preservation Dallas

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that Preservation Dallas will receive its Heritage Education Award on February 18, 2016.  This Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin as part of the Preservation Texas 2016 Summit…. More »

Preservation Texas Announces Media Award for Preservation Documentary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that Restore, a documentary produced, directed and filmed by Mark Birnbaum, will receive its Texas Media Award on February 18, 2016.  This Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin… More »

Preservation Texas Announces Honor Award for San Antonio’s Bruce MacDougal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that Bruce MacDougal, executive director of the San Antonio Conservation Society, will receive the Truett Latimer Award on February 18, 2016.  This Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin… More »

Rehabilitation of Ellis Alley Buildings in San Antonio to Receive 2016 Honor Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that the rehabilitation of historic Ellis Alley buildings in San Antonio, Texas will receive a 2016 Honor Award on February 18, 2016.  The Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in… More »