Wed., April 17, 2013 3:56pm
The Georgia Trust For Historic Preservation is accepting nominations for its annual Places in Peril list. Some historic structures that appeared on past lists have been restored while others continue to await rebirth.
Thu., April 11, 2013 12:00pm
A Georgia nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation is asking the public for nominations to its annual list of the state's most threatened historic treasures. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation releases a list every fall of 10 'Places in Peril' every year.
Mon., December 17, 2012 1:00pm
The Georgia Theater in Athens is planning a benefit to pay back a preservation group that helped the landmark concert venue recover after a devastating fire. Proceeds from the Jan. 12 concert will go to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.
Wed., October 24, 2012 4:07pm
Historic preservationists say an Atlanta neighborhood known as a refuge for successful African-Americans is in danger of demolition. The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is listing Atlanta's Sweet Auburn district in its annual list of "Places in Peril."
Tue., October 25, 2011 2:27pm
Georgia preservationists are highlighting the economic benefits of renovation as they release their annual list of "Places in Peril." The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation's annual list focuses on 10 places throughout the state they deem "endangered," either from neglect or demolition plans. The Trust's Mark McDonald says, historic rehabilitation creates jobs.
Thu., August 4, 2011 3:52pm
Officials with the National Park Service have unveiled their plans for what to do with seven properties. The properties were once private. But now they've come into NPS control. One historic home could become a public education center. But some want to keep it private because they believe NPS can't keep it up.
Tue., July 12, 2011 4:43pm
National Park Service officials say, they won't let people stay in historic homes on Cumberland Island. Leasing the homes is a point of contention at the National Seashore. Wilderness advocates want fewer people living on the island. Historic preservationists, however, worry, the Park Service doesn't have the resources to keep the homes in good condition.
Mon., January 31, 2011 2:13pm
Former Capricorn Records studio is purchased by developers. Plans call for a recording studio, museum, and loft apartments. Studio is where the Allman Brothers, Marhall Tucker, and Charlie Daniels once recorded.
Thu., October 14, 2010 3:56pm
On the one hand, development pressures are down. Fewer buildings are being torn down to make way for new ones. But investors don't have money to fix up neglected structures, either.
Thu., November 5, 2009 12:27pm
The annual "Places in Peril" list is comprised of sites across the state