Posts Categorized: General

PT Submits Formal Comment on FY20 Laredo Border Wall System Projects

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. 6.5E Mail Stop 1039 Washington, DC 20229-1100 Re: FY20 Laredo Border Wall System Projects To Whom it May Concern: Preservation Texas appreciates the opportunity to provide written comments about sites and areas of historic and cultural significance that will be potentially impacted by… More »

Call for Presentations and Posters: 2020 Texas Cultural Landscapes Symposium

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Call for Presentations and Posters Texas Cultural Landscapes Symposium February 23-26, 2020 Waco, Texas Preservation Texas, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, the NPS National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT), and the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) will host a three-day symposium focused on educating and connecting the regional preservation community with cultural landscape training and… More »

PT Accepting Nominations for 2020 Most Endangered Places List

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Preservation Texas invites nominations for the 2020 Most Endangered Places list. We welcome nominations from a broad spectrum of historic resources across Texas. This signature program of Preservation Texas was launched in 2004. Over the last 15 years, 161 sites and themes have been included on the list, of which only 12 have been lost…. More »

Advocacy Alert: PT Opposes HB 2496 Restricting Local Landmark Designations

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A bill introduced in the Texas House of Representatives by Rep. John Cyrier, HB 2496 (and its companion in the Senate by Sen. Dawn Buckingham, SB 1488), would prohibit a municipality from designating a historic landmark without the property owner’s consent. The bill was drafted and filed without any input whatsoever from the historic preservation community in the… More »

PT Supports Preservation of the Davis House in Leander

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Preservation Texas has written a letter of support for the protection and preservation of the Davis House in Leander (Williamson County), built before 1896 and thought to be one of the oldest structures in the city, founded in 1882. The house is located at 104 N. Brushy Street in Leander. City Council is considering an… More »