World Monument Fund

World Monument Fund

A New York–based nonprofit dedicated to preserving and protecting endangered works of historic art and architecture around the world.
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The restoration for the heritage structure is a collaborative effort between JSW Group, Sir Jacob Sassoon & Allied Trust, Kala Ghoda Association and the World Monument Fund.
said Joshua David, President and CEO, World Monument Fund. Their leadership and support of the World Monuments Watch allows us to support international partners in the protection, conservation, and stewardship of sites of cultural heritage, helping to strengthen communities around the world.
The historic Moseley Road Baths, in Balsall Heath, has been highlighted by experts at the World Monument Fund for its 'remarkable' heritage.
Recently, the Citadel was included as one of the 100 most-endangered cultural sites in the world by the World Monument Fund (WMF) in New York.
These townhouses are registered under the "2010 Watch List of Cultural Heritage Sites at Risk" as announced by the World Monument Fund, a private organization dedicated to saving the world's historical heritage.
They hope the international attention of the World Monument Fund will signal the end to any plans to demolish the suq and replace it with a shopping mall.
Belfast Buildings Preservation Trust patron Fionnuala Jay O'Boyle said: "We are delighted by the news that this Belfast landmark has been recognised by the World Monument Fund as critically important.
The city has already been listed by the World Monument Fund as one of the world's 100 most endangered sites.
The preservation group moved forward, working with the World Monument Fund, to organize an international competition for the project.
The World Monument Fund included the ancient structure on its watch list in 2002 and 2004 due to perceived threats from human activity, sandstorms and erosion.
The World Monument Fund (WMF, a New York City-based nonprofit organization that works to protect and preserve important international historic sites, this year named the cemetery one of the world's one hundred most endangered sites.

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