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San Antonio: Public Policy Forum May 17th

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Join us in San Antonio on May 17, 2018 as we partner with the San Antonio Conservation Society and Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens for an evening with William J. Cook, Associate General Counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  Mr. Cook will give a talk entitled Using the Law to Protect Historic Places and… More »

2017 Year-End Report

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We are pleased to share with you a report on some of our programs and activities in 2017.  A full version of this report will be mailed to our members in January 2018.  We thank you for your support and wish you a Happy New Year.  

Make a year-end donation to PT

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We are grateful for the charitable support of preservation-minded friends to sustain us.  To make a year-end donation in support of our 2017 Annual Fund, you may do so by following this link. In 2018, our Preservation Summit in Brownsville (February), regional meetings in Nacogdoches (August) and Big Spring (November), and ongoing projects at Bassett… More »

Urgent: Support the Federal Rehabilitation Credit

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  We are asking you to share your support for the Historic Tax Credit. It allows 20% of the eligible costs of rehabilitating a historic building listed on the National Register to be applied as a credit against federal income taxes. The HTC has been in place permanently since 1986 and since 2002 has created over 16,000… More »

2018 Preservation Texas Honor Award Nominations Due Jan. 5th

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Preservation Texas is accepting nominations for its 2018 Honor Awards.  Preservation Texas Honor Awards recognize exemplary preservation, restoration, rehabilitation and reconstruction projects that adhere to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.  Honor Award-winning projects will be recognized at the 2018 Preservation Texas Summit in historic downtown Brownsville on Tuesday evening, February 27, 2018, as well as… More »

Hurricane Harvey Resources

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Preservation Texas is concerned for the life and safety of our fellow Texans who are being directly impacted by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey.  Our thoughts are with all of those in Harvey’s path. We will better understand the full impact of the storm in the days and weeks ahead. This webpage is intended to gather information… More »

Emergency Consultation Program

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The Preservation Texas (PT) Emergency Consultation Program provides post-disaster assessments of significant historic properties that have become seriously imperiled.  PT is able to arrange for a preservation professional to visit your site and prepare a conditions assessment report with recommendations for stabilization, repair, or selective demolition and salvage as appropriate.  This program is made possible… More »