Preservation News

Congratulations to Our 2017 Excellence in Preservation Award Recipients!

A diversity of programs, projects and people are represented this year from Campbell, Fayette, Franklin, Harlan, Jefferson, McCracken, Oldham and Pulaski Counties.  Established in 2012 to honor the exceptional contributions of Kentuckians who have excelled in preserving the Commonwealth’s rich heritage, the awards feature projects...

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Kentucky Has a Lot to Celebrate!

The National Historic Preservation Act and the Kentucky Heritage Council turn 50! Passed in 1966, the National Historic Preservation Act was landmark legislation that came about as a response to destructive urban “renewal” policies and the widespread construction of interstate highways cutting swaths through the American landscape. The...

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