Historic preservation is making headlines in Florida. Here's a roundup of new items to watch, and updates on stories we've been following:
Job Board: The Florida Trust is hiring a Development Director!
Celebrate the holidays with our 11 to Save notecards. All proceeds benefit the 11 to Save Grant Fund.
The Florida Trust is celebrating its 45th birthday this year! Don't forget to get your commemorative Florida Trust swag!
Save the date! 2024 Preservation on Main Street will take place July 10-13, 2024 in Tallahassee, FL. Tallahassee will also be celebrating 200 years as Florida's capital next year!
Advocacy: Florida's 2024 Legislative Session begins early this year, on Tuesday, January 9. Prepare early by signing up to our advocacy newsletter or review the House Interim Committee Schedule and the Senate Interim Committee Schedule.
11 to Save:
The Community of Royal, one of the 2023 Florida's 11 to Save, is fighting to preserve its history and heritage.
Hollywood Beach Hotel, one of the 2023 Florida's 11 to Save, is facing development pressure and significant restoration costs.
Conference: The National Trust for Historic Preservation's PastForward 2024 conference will take place in New Orleans, October 28-30.
Podcast: Listen to WYPR's On the Record episode “The future of historic preservation depends on apprenticeships.”
Punta Gorda City Council decides not to fund A/C, electric and plumbing repairs at the historic Freeman House.
Four historic St. Petersburg homes to be demolished because they lack an official designation.
Survey: The Florida Museum of Black History Task Force launches a survey to to gather stakeholder input on the proposed Florida Museum of Black History.
Placemaking & Placekeeping: University of Virginia's Center for Cultural Landscapes Faculty Director Andrea Roberts shares her vision for historic preservation.
Historical Markers: The Smithsonian Magazine explains why they matter.
Do you have preservation news to share? Let us know! Send your story to Dafni Kirkpatrick at email@example.com.