Thursday, December 3, 2009

Historic Preservation Group now on Facebook!, a leading online resource for historic preservation and cultural resource management, has launched a companion page on Facebook.

The focus of the Facebook page will be to disseminate historic preservation-related news and policy alerts, job postings for museum/architecture/organizations, and photos of historic places and structures. The goal will be to use the networking expertise of Facebook to keep members aware of preservation news, job information, and policy alerts.

According to Tim Cannan, President of, "the new Facebook page will allow us to reach members instantly with late-breaking historic preservation news. We are also very excited to be able alert our members to job listings as soon as they are added to"

To view the new Facebook page, go to

To celebrate the launch of the new companion group page on Facebook, has added hundreds of photos from their personal achives to the new group page. The photos are some of their favorite shots of buildings, roadside attractions, and other cultural sites from travels across North America.

Collaboration is also a big part of - in that spirit, they are looking for photos from the public to add to the architectural photo gallery. To submit photos and to receive historic preservation-related alerts, join the Facebook historic preservation group at

In addition to regular updates to the architectural photo gallery, look for job postings in the fields of historic preservation, cultural resources and architecture, and policy alerts with links to new and archived documents.

About is a primary online resource for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management in the United States & Canada. Our goal is to foster the preservation of historic buildings, historic downtowns and neighborhoods, cultural resources and to promote heritage tourism by facilitating communication among historic preservation professionals and the general public. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Portland, Oregon, has continually expanded and evolved to cover a comprehensive array of topics and resources of most interest to the historic and cultural resource community.


Tim Cannan, President
7017 N. Alma Ave
Portland, OR 97203

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