Historic buildings and structures play a special role in creating the distinctive character of each and every community. Their essential legacy of cultural, educational, recreational, aesthetic, social, and environmental benefits must be preserved and/or documented for present and future generations. The Louisiana Division of Historic Preservation's professionally trained staff work in the public's interest to recognize, revitalize, rehabilitate, and record the historic built environment in our state through the important programs and technical assistance offered. 

THE 19TH AMENDMENT'S CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION! 1920- 2020

The Women's fight to gain the Right to Vote is rooted in a spirit of leadership, persistence and courage. See links below and many others.

 
Library of Congress Shall Not Be Denied woman's right for the vote logoThe Library of Congress offers a wealth of information about the Woman’s Fight for the Vote!

https://www.loc.gov/exhibitions/women-fight-for-the-vote/about-this-exhibition/

Southeastern Louisiana University Centennial Woman's Suffarage Movement LogoSoutheastern Louisiana University pays homage to the Centennial Woman’s Suffrage Movement Celebration!

www.gritandgrace100.com

Announcements:

What's Happening!  

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THE 8TH NATIONAL FORUM ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION POLICY will be held April 16-17, 2021 at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA

Sponsored by Tulane School of Architecture's Preservation Studies, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, U.S. National Park Service with support from the Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans.

The Forum will focus on integrating better historic preservation in local government public policies in the U.S. Unique among professional and academic conferences, fully half of each of the four sessions will be devoted to discussion among presenters and audience.  To best facilitate this, attendance will be limited to 120 registrants and each will receive an electronic copy of all papers several weeks in advance of the Forum.  

To register, visit prcno.org/event/8th-national-forum-historic-preservation-policy. Questions? Contact Laura Ewen Blokker at lblokker@tulane.edu


Changes to Historic Tax Credit Programs  

New Federal Historic Preservation Certification Application Forms

All applications received in State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs) on and after December 2, 2019, must use the revised forms recently issued by the National Park Service (header of each form: "Rev. 06/2016 v2"). Previous versions will not be accepted. Any outdated forms received by the SHPO on and after December 2, 2019 will be returned to the owner.


Click here: Federal Historic & Non-Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Programs, and  State Commercial & Residential Tax Credit Programs


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