By Dana Cohen
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In 2021 Preservation Maryland celebrated our 90th anniversary and tackled some of our largest initiatives yet, working to preserve the state’s unique and irreplaceable heritage while concurrently creating a more just, equitable, and sustainable future. Through strategic programming we have used the best of our past to solve some of today’s biggest issues, including climate change, affordable housing, and workforce development. Read on for programming highlights – and some of our biggest victories – in 2021.
In 2021 The Campaign for Historic Trades, a bold workforce development initiative to broaden and expand training in the high–demand field of historic trades, accomplished:
In 2021, The Heritage Fund, a joint program of Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust:
In 2021, Smart Growth Maryland, a campaign of Preservation Maryland which advocates for a more environmentally and economically sustainable future that creates opportunities for all Marylanders through better development patterns, supported and helped accomplish:
2021 was a prolific year for our Historic Property Redevelopment program, working on projects across the state and making direct investments in Maryland’s historic places through the restoration, rehabilitation, and revitalization of historic structures and the communities in which they reside. Here are our highlights:
417 N Jonathan Street
Robert W. Johnson Community Center
Old Ellicott City Jail
Of course this work is largely made possible by our generous donors. If you’d like to see us continue this important work across the state – and nationally via The Campaign for Historic Trades – please consider supporting our work! To learn more about our plans for 2022 visit our Annual Fund page.