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Preservation Groups Unite to Support Historic Structures in Olympic National Park Washington (June 15, 2016) — National, state and local preservation groups have recently joined together to support the preservation of historic structures in Olympic National Park, a vast wilderness comprised of glacier-capped mountains, rain forests, and over 70 miles of Pacific coastline. Recently, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington ruled... more
Greetings from DAHP! Recently I gave a presentation with some information regarding where we are and where we are going with the Wisaard system. I also included some tips for filling out the HPI form and navigating through the Project module. There is a link to it here and you can also find it on the website! Happy reading! Kim Gant   more
The Annual  J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation  honor and call attention to the preservation and restoration of America’s historic properties and to celebrate innovative redesign and usage of great buildings from our past. The National Housing... more
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CITY OF LACEY REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the City of Lacey at City Hall, 420 College Street SE, Lacey, WA 98503 until 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2016, for the following work:  EXHIBIT DESIGN FOR 50TH ANNIVERSARY TRAVELING EXHIBIT The City of Lacey is accepting proposals from qualified museum exhibit designers to design a traveling exhibit to celebrate Lacey’s... more
Activities Celebrating the Places of our Labor and Industrial History  The Olympia Heritage Commission is teaming up with multiple partners to celebrate Preservation Month under the theme, “Labor in Olympia: This Place Matters.”  Part of a national campaign each May, Preservation Month recognizes the historic places that matter to communities all over the country. The catalyst for choosing this year’s theme is the donation of a sculpture by local artist John Vanek to the... more
The public is invited to attend a meeting for the Certified Local Government Grant program on June 1, 2016 at the DAHP offices in Olympia. DAHP received 16 applications for FY 2017 and presentations will be made by the applicants. DAHP is required to grant a minimum of 10% of our federal Historic Preservation Fund allocation each year to Certified Local Governments.For more about the program see here. The first presentation will be... more
2016 Joint Awards Program Sponsored by: The Washington Chapter of the American Planning Association and the Planning Association of Washington Call for Nominations The Planning Association of Washington (PAW) and the Washington Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Washington) are pleased to announce the 2016 Awards Program. For the 30th year, the associations will jointly honor outstanding contributions to the field of planning in... more
BASIC FUNCTIONS: Designs, develops, writes, implements, and maintains a centralized geographic information system that accommodates use by all departments. Identifies, documents, and analyzes work processes for the purpose of automating tasks using GIS technology. Sets up and administers networked computer workstations for GIS as well as general business applications and data communication. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Education and Training): The position typically requires a Bachelor’s degree... more
LANDMARKS CAPITAL GRANT PROGRAM Basics Deadline: Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 5:00 pm PST Link: The entire community benefits when we make our historic buildings, neighborhoods, and landscapes a priority. We support projects large and small, urban and rural—if you own a historic landmark in King County, don’t miss this... more
4Culture seeks a summer intern to assess the current practice of historic preservation in King County, and to contribute to efforts to better identify and manage historic cultural properties associated with communities of color and other communities that have been underrepresented in historic surveys and designations. This internship will provide professional experience in historic preservation practice in the region, with the goal of... more
Dr. Allyson Brooks, State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) announced the recipients for the 2016 Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation. Each year, the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) honors persons, organizations, and projects that have achieved distinction in the field of historic preservation. Awards are made in the following categories: Barn Rehabilitation, Cemetery Preservation, Career Achievement, Preservation Education,... more
2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. DAHP begins the celebration with this poster illustrating a timeline of historic preservation achievements in Washington state. You can download the PDF or we have a limited number of printed posters available upon request by emailing Beverly Ubias at ... more
The Pacific Northwest chapter of Women In Restoration and Engineering (WIRE) has been recently formed and they are looking for others in the Preservation, Restoration, and Engineering field to join them!
In honor and celebration of the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial during 2016, the service has announced National Park Week 2016: Find Your Park!  This special week is from Saturday April 16th to April 24th and everyone will be able to enter and enjoy national parks with  FREE admission. Plus each day will have a special focus or theme to engage visitors of all ages, such as Earth Day on April 22 and Healthy Parks/Healthy People on April 24... more

Call for Proposals -- "The Middle: Where did we come from? Where are we going?" NCPH Annual Meeting -- Indianapolis, Indiana, April 19-22, 2017

The call for proposals is open through July 15 at

This intern position is within the Division of Integrated Resource Management at Point Reyes National Seashore, in Marin County California. The incumbent will work with the Seashore Historic Preservation Team under the super vision of the Exhibit Specialist. The work consists of office, shop, and fieldwork on structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Position is geared toward hands-on treatment of historic structures and preservation practices as they apply to the carpentry... more


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