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Maryland was one of the first states to coordinate support for cultural institutions and working artists with revitalization placemaking efforts as Arts & Entertainment Districts. One of the state’s 28 Arts & Entertainment Districts is focused specifically on Black culture; Pennsylvania Avenue Black Arts & Entertainment District in West Baltimore.

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From the President of our Board of Directors, Tom Spencer: In my previous blog post, I wrote about stone structures on the National Register located in Maryland and contiguous states that I have visited and photographed during the Pandemic. In this piece, I focus on buildings similarly recognized and located but built of brick.

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There is no question that preservationists put their heart into their work and communities. Inspired by the preservation movement, we encourage you to make an origami heart with our special edition phoenix origami paper.

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In mid-January 2021, the Secretary of the Interior approved the designation of 21 National Historic Landmarks – the highest level of significance for historic properties in the nation – including two locations in Maryland: Tolson’s Chapel and School in Sharpsburg and the Dr. Frieda Fromm-Reichmann Cottage in Rockville. The historic property research contained in those nominations is now available to the public.

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