A nonprofit organization has acquired a steeple with hopes of protecting the spire, which is all that remains of the Athens church where R.E.M. played its first concert in 1980. The new owner's immediate goal is to stabilize the structure.
Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn Historic District is among 35 National Treasures designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Those areas are now eligible to share a new $2 million renovation grant from American Express.
This Saturday, Darien residents will remember one of the most controversial war acts during the Civil War. The town's buildings, churches, and most homes were set aflame by soldiers over 150 years ago. Today, the remains from the act are still preserved by the town's residents.
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.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has called on the University of Georgia to reconsider its decision to tear down Rutherford Hall and replace it with a bigger dormitory. Support is growing to save the building. Rutherford Hall was one of the first women’s dormitories on campus and is located in the complex where Charlayne Hunter-Gault lived when she integrated the university in the 1960's.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is placing Charleston on a first-of-its-kind "Watch List" because of cruise ship tourism. The Trust says, Charleston could harm its historic character if it doesn't consider how cruise tourism changes a city's society and culture. Savannah wants to follow Charleston in luring cruise lines.