Tag: historic preservation

Teaching Historic Preservation at Iowa State University

By Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock Preservation Iowa Board Member & Assistant Professor of Community and Regional Planning at the College of Design, Iowa State University Historic preservation education has a long history at Iowa State University, perhaps longer than many people realize.¬† Preservation classes have been offered here intermittently for three decades.¬† Most of these were taught… Read more »

Thank you, Preserve Iowa Summit Exhibitors!

Thank you to the Exhibitors at the 2016 Preserve Iowa Summit in Davenport, Iowa! The Exhibit Hall will be available to Summit attendees on Friday, Sept. 16th from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Below is a list of Exhibitors with a brief description of their products and services as well as contacts and websites for… Read more »

CLG Grant Awards

News from the Department of Cultural Affairs: Almost $100,000 in grants were awarded to historic preservation projects across the state in January.  Grantees include physical preservation projects and preservation-oriented events. One of the projects is the upcoming Preserve Iowa Summit. Read more from the Dallas County News at http://adelnews.com/news/dca-awards-nearly-100000-grants-local-historic-preservation-projects-and-programs.html

Preservation Stars of Madison County

State Architectural Historian (and Preservation Iowa advisor) Paula Mohr has written an article as part of a series commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act. Madison County, and the town of Winterset its county seat, are well-known as the birthplace of legendary film star John Wayne and as the bucolic setting for… Read more »