National Register of Historic Places

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National Register of Historic Places

A list, maintained by the National Park Service, of U.S. places of significance in history, archeology, architecture, engineering and culture, on a national, state or local level.

National Register of Historic Places

Address:c/o National Park Service
1201 Eye St NW 8th Fl
Washington, DC 20005

Phone:202-354-2213
Web: www.cr.nps.gov/nr Description:The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 authorized the National Register to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historical and cultural resources. Properties listed in the Register include districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture. Maintained by the National Park Service, the @it1National Register of Historic Places@it2 is the nation's official list of historic properties worth preserving. Approximate 80,000 historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts have been listed on the National Register, including 2,400 National Historic Landmarks.
Publications: Wide range of publications on historic places and landmarks across the United States.

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National Register of Historic Places

A US government organization that maintains lists and files of documentation of buildings, structures, objects, districts, and sites of national, state, or local significance. Buildings on the Register may be marked with plaques that provide historical information about them. Also called the National Register. Address: National Park Service, US Department of the Interior, P.O. Box 37127, Washington, DC 20013-7127.
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Listed as a National Historic Register Place in 1984, the former Mobile and Ohio Railroad Depot was built in 1888 and was one of Murphysboro's few surviving buildings after the 1925 Tri-State Tornado.
The group has suggested seeking National Historic Register status, making the owners eligible for federal tax credits to help finance updating, but ensuring that original architectural features are protected.
The building, which includes her first-floor office and two apartments, is on the National Historic Register as being the first residential home in Nazareth.
Brookline near Northwest Expressway, are set to reopen after a $25 million renovation.<br />The complex originally known as Tiffany House was built in 1966.<br />Glenn Ferguson, managing partner for Ferguson Smith Development, purchased the 12-story property in 2008, had the building added to the National Historic Register and then gutted the interior.<br />"We did a complete renovation of the historical building," Ferguson said.
The downtown area was added to the National Historic Register in 1976.
Built in 1865, the building was added to the National Historic Register in 1979.
The old town, still intact, is on the National Historic Register.
This building is a memorial to our city's war dead and is on the national historic register.
The paper's original 1920 building, on the National Historic Register, will be preserved.
See Criteria, supra note 26, at 34 (discussing National Historic Register requirements for cemeteries).
The old-fashioned, redbrick Hood River Hotel is listed on the National Historic Register. The wire-cage door of the hotel's elevator harks back to the past and stirs nostalgic memories for visitors.

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