Preservation Advocacy

Preserving important structures, landscapes and other aspects of the built environment is a key tenet of the Society of Architectural Historians' mission. The SAH Heritage Conservation Committee meets monthly and coordinates SAH’s preservation advocacy, evaluating emerging preservation issues and selecting those on which the committee decides to comment. As a matter of policy, the Society only becomes involved in preservation issues of national or international significance. Preservation issues of local significance should be directed to your State Historic Preservation Office or to local preservation organizations. Learn more about the committee's recent work below or visit the archive

  • Preservation Advocacy

Letter in support of the designation of the Kaufmann Conference Rooms, Lecture Hall, and Elevator Lobby, 809 United Nations Plaza, Manhattan

November 12, 2015
  • Preservation Advocacy

Letter to Secretary of State John F. Kerry on the Cultural Impacts of Earthquake Damage in Nepal

July 9, 2015
  • Preservation Advocacy

Letter to Dominion Power on Planned High-Voltage Transmission Lines Crossing the James River

July 9, 2015
  • Preservation Advocacy
  • SAH News

SAH Signs Letter Urging for Preservation of Ayasofya Müzesi in Istanbul

April 22, 2014

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