Preservationists say development threatens a group of antebellum homes in Troup County. The Greek Revival structures are among 10 sites listed in this year's Places in Peril list. Mark McDonald of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation says saving the sites serves future generations.
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."
Tributes are pouring in for a Savannah preservationist being called an ambassador for Historic Savannah. Eighty-eight-year-old Leopold Adler the Second died Sunday on Skidaway Island. He worked for more than half a century perserving the city.
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.
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.