This week, Faces in Preservation is back with a look at preservation movers and shakers who are leading by example through innovative transportation programs and policies.
She's known as the "Bridge Lady" on the streets of her hometown and in the country's leading circles of preservationists and historians. Read how Arlyne Reichert's love for the Historic 10th Street Bridge in Great Falls, Montana, has not only made her famous, but evolved into a model case study about the intersection of preservation and transportation policy. >> Read More
As director of city planning for Salisbury, North Carolina, Joe Morris knows firsthand how transportation enhancements funds can spark the transformation of an entire neighborhood. From a historic train depot to a newly refurbished entertainment district, Morris has used federal transportation grants to enhance the quality of life for Salisbury’s 30,000 residents. >> Read More
Adaptive reuse definitely comes with its fair share of challenges, but what happens when the project calls for refurbishing and then airlifting a century-old bridge to a new home that is some 15 miles upstream from its original location? If it sounds impossible, you haven't been to Hale, Iowa, or heard Rose Rohr's story. >> Read More
Intended to supplement our policy platform for President-Elect Barack Obama, Faces in Preservation is a weekly showcase of preservationists who are amazing examples of the kind of work we are hoping to see more of in the future. Stay tuned as we continue to explore new fields and new faces in the days leading up to the Inauguration.