Endangered Buildings Fund: Give Today

The Preservation Texas Endangered Buildings Fund is set aside to assist buildings under threat. The Fund goes directly to advocacy and education. Please contribute today and help our efforts to act quickly and decisively to save the most endangered buildings in Texas. CONTRIBUTE TODAY

PT Supports Designation of Fort Brown as National Monument

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 Brown Earthworks, completed in 1846, is the only such fort in the United States built for the U.S.-Mexican War. Fort… More »

PT Advocates for Historic Austin State Hospital

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 asset that has belonged to and served the people of Texas for over 150 years. At its inception, Texans took great… More »

Preservation Happy Hour in Austin – Wednesday, July 6

Preservation Happy Hour – July 6, 2016  5:00-7:00pm Neill-Cochran House Museum 2310 San Gabriel Street Join Preservation Texas at the Neill-Cochran House Museum for drinks and light fare. Free admission.

Downtown Dallas Historic Preservation Task Force to Receive 2016 Alamo Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that the Downtown Dallas Historic Preservation Task Force will receive its 2016 Alamo Award on February 18, 2016.  The Alamo 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. The Alamo Award recognizes that not all preservation battles are successful. The award honors a… More »