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PT Letter on Proposed Buffalo Bayou Bulldozing Project

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June 30, 2014   Mr. Dwayne Johnson Regulatory Branch, CESWG-PE-RB U.S. Army Corps of Engineers P.O. Box 1229 Galveston, Texas 77553-1229   Re: SWG-2012-01007 (Memorial Park Demonstration Project)   Dear Mr. Johnson:   We write this letter to urge denial of the permit application referenced above.   Preservation Texas included the site of the Memorial… More »

Federal Tax Credits, Most Endangered, and More in our June Newsletter

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  June 2014 Update An Open Letter to Congress: Preserve The Preservation Tax CreditIn Texas, we value our heritage and our property rights.  You should therefore be aware that some in the United States Congress are seeking to increase the tax burden on those who make private investments in the preservation of historic buildings by… More »

PT Letter On Federal Tax Credits

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  Fellow Preservationists, In Texas, we value our heritage and our property rights.  You should therefore be aware that some in the United States Congress are seeking to increase the tax burden on those who make private investments in the preservation of historic buildings by eliminating the federal historic preservation tax credit, which has been… More »

2014 Most Endangered Places List

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Preservation Texas 2014 Most Endangered Places List Sites in San Antonio, Port Isabel, El Paso, Houston and Abilene Join Two Hill Country Sites and Five East Texas Sites on the 2014 List AUSTIN, TEXAS…A culturally significant conjunto night club, a limestone house that is one of the most photographed sites in Texas, a historic African-American… More »

PT New Executive Director

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Preservation Texas Welcomes Evan Thompson as New Leader UT Law graduate brings expertise to Texas statewide non-profit   Austin – Preservation Texas announced today that Evan Thompson of Charleston, South Carolina will assume leadership duties as executive director for the Austin-based statewide organization on April 1. Thompson previously served as executive director of the Preservation Society of Charleston… More »

New Board Members!

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  At a December  Preservation Texas Board meeting in San Antonio, following our successful Honor Awards Celebration, the PT Board approved the following outstanding, dedicated activists as new Board members, terms beginning in 2014 (bios to follow in next membership newsletter):   Mark Doty, of Dallas Hildegardo E. Flores, Ed. D, of Zapata Lila Knight,… More »