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One of a group of images in the website home page top bar - a theme of photographs depicting a diverse range of people working in the field of historic preservation- architects, engineers, archaeologists and the like. Please contact us for more information.
One of a group of images in the website home page top bar - a theme of photographs depicting a diverse range of people working in the field of historic preservation- architects, engineers, archaeologists and the like. Please contact us for more information.
One of a group of images in the website home page top bar - a theme of photographs depicting a diverse range of people working in the field of historic preservation- architects, engineers, archaeologists and the like. Please contact us for more information.
One of a group of images in the website home page top bar - a theme of photographs depicting a diverse range of people working in the field of historic preservation- architects, engineers, archaeologists and the like. Please contact us for more information.
One of a group of images in the website home page top bar - a theme of photographs depicting a diverse range of people working in the field of historic preservation- architects, engineers, archaeologists and the like. Please contact us for more information.

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the Preservationist's Resource


Professionals, students, and anyone interested in the field of historic preservation and related areas of study will find on this site a comprehensive database of regularly updated internet resources, a list of degree programs in historic preservation, and a jobs board.

Established in 1994 by Cornell University's Michael Tomlan and Bob Pick, PreserveNet was the result of a collaborative effort by preservation students from several universities who wished to assemble preservation information read more →




Request for Proposals/Qualifications


Mid-20th Century African American Districts in Nashville and Davison County, TN

Request for Qualifications: Mid-20th Century African American Districts in Nashville and Davison County, TN
Sponsor: Metropolitan Historical Commission, City of Nashville, TN
Summary: Professional services of a qualified historic preservation consultant are sought to complete a National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) historical context via a Multiple Property Documentation Form (MPDF) and new NRHP historic district nomination(s) associated with Nashville and Davidson County's mid-20th century African American neighborhoods. This project will document the architecture and social and developmental history of mid-20th century African American districts that developed in Nashville despite of, or in response to, redlining practices, interstate construction, and urban renewal initiatives. The Tennessee Historical Commission (THC) and National Park Service (NPS) must review and approve all deliverables. Due to federal grant requirements, all work must be completed by March 31, 2025.
Deadline: April 23, 2024, at 2:00 PM (Central)
For more information and to apply, select "current bidding opportunities" here →.

Joliet Area African American Historic Context Study

Request for Qualifications: Joliet Area African American Historic Context Study
Sponsor: City of Joliet, IL
Summary: The City of Joliet announces a request for qualifications (RFQ) to prepare a historic context study that documents the history and culture of the Joliet area Black community to further illuminate the complex racial history of the greater Joliet area and the evolution of its neighborhoods. The context study will include traditional historical research as well as input from the Joliet area African American community. The final context study report will contain a comprehensive history of the Joliet area's African American community from the first residents through the late 20th century. It will also contain defined historical themes connected with the African American experience in Joliet.
Deadline: May 17, 2024, at 4:00 PM (Central)
Read the RFQ, including submission instructions, by visiting here.


History of Affordable Housing in Washington, D.C. - Documentation and Nominations

Request for Proposals: History of Affordable Housing in Washington, D.C. - Documentation and Nominations
Sponsor: D.C. Preservation League (DCPL)
Summary: DCPL seeks proposals from qualified consultants (Consultant) interested in undertaking research to identify themes, establish associated property types, and create a preliminary inventory of significant historic resources associated with the history of affordable housing for low-income populations, with a focus on African Americans, in Washington, DC.
Deadline: May 19, 2024, by 11:590 PM (Eastern)
Download the RFP

Fairview Cemetery Assessment and Documentation Consultant

Request for Qualifications: Fairview Cemetery Assessment and Documentation Consultant
Sponsor: City of Van Buren, AR — Planning Department
Summary: The City of Van Buren, Arkansas is seeking the services of a professional preservation consultant/contractor to evaluate and create preservation/conservation assessment and survey documentation for the marked monuments in the historic sections of Fairview Cemetery consisting of approximately 1,300 monuments. A consultant will be selected by August and work must begin by December 6, 2024.
Deadline: May 31, 2024, at 2:00 PM (Central)
Read the RFQ, including submission instructions, by visiting here.








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