Our environment has important physical and psychological effects on us all – that includes our built environment from community design to styles of architecture. During our statewide historic preservation conference, we will hear from Dr. Debarati Majumdar Narayan of the Health Impact Project about the impact of historic preservation on the health of our communities and ourselves.
In the face of complete funding elimination, advocacy by Preservation Maryland and our partners, prevented the loss of Maryland’s non-capital historic preservation funding — and this year, the funding level was increased. Applications for that non-capital grant funding for research, survey, planning, and education are now being accepted by the Maryland Historical Trust.
Led by Lewis Contractors, a team of experts and artisans recently worked on a detailed restoration project at the historic Hackerman House of The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore City. For their extraordinary efforts to protect the building’s historic interior and impressive art collection, Preervation Maryland will recognize those involved with a Best of Maryland award.