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auerbachs

The Auerbach Department Store on 300 S. and State St., SLC, in 1935.

 

 

Certified Local Government (CLG) Program
This program provides matching grants for local historic preservation projects.

CLG Database

Find Certified Local Governments and contact persons.

Utah Heritage Foundation
A private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1966 whose purpose is to promote historic preservation in Utah.

Utah Preservation E-mail List
Keep up with preservation activities in Utah by talking with preservationists across the state on Utah’s historic preservation listserv. Join by sending a blank e-mail (no subject, no message) to: 
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National Organizations

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Ever since it was founded in 1949, the National Trust has shown how preservation can play an important role in strengthening a sense of community and improving the quality of life. This web site is another step in that ongoing process.

The National Park Service I
“Links to the Past” is a showcase of the many programs and talents from the Cultural Resources Division of the National Park Service. Discover the people and cultures, historic and prehistoric places, structures, and objects that make up the vast American landscape.

The National Park Service II
Technical Preservation Services of National Park Service provides a broad range of products and services, educational guidance, financial assistance and incentives, and technical information.

The Vernacular Architecture Forum 
The Vernacular Architecture Forum was formed in 1980 to encourage the study and preservation of informative and valuable material resources such as traditional domestic and agricultural buildings, industrial and commercial structures, twentieth-century suburban houses, settlement patterns, and cultural landscapes.

The Society of Architectural Historians
Founded in 1940, the Society encourages scholarly research in the field and promotes the preservation of significant architectural monuments that are an integral part of our worldwide historical and cultural heritage.

The Preservation Easement Trust, Inc.
Preservation Easement Trust, Inc., is a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that is dedicated to preserving our nation’s historic buildings and sites through the acceptance and responsible management of historic preservation conservation easements, including facade, interior space, and lost development rights conservation
easements.

The National Alliance of Preservation Commissions
This alliance aims to build strong local preservation programs through education, advocacy, and training. Representing preservation design review commissions, it provides technical support, information networking, and advocacy.