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Lippitt House Museum to host holiday celebrations, behind-the-scenes tour

PROVIDENCE – Throughout November and December, the Lippitt House Museum will open its doors to the public for a series of special events.A behind-the-scenes...
CELEBRATING PRESERVATION: Attendees applaud during last year’s Rhody Awards ceremony, hosted by Preserve Rhode Island and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. This year’s ceremony will take place Oct. 21 at Belcourt of Newport. / COURTESY PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND

Editor’s Choice: Honoring those who preserve history

EDITOR’S CHOICE Honoring those who preserve history PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission will hold their annual Rhody Awards...

Five Questions With: Joseph R. Paolino Jr.

The renovation of the Case-Mead Building in downtown Providence was among several projects named last week in the 2018 Rhody Awards. The awards, bestowed...
THE FRIENDS OF POMHAM Rocks Lighthouse were among 10 recipients of the Rhody Awards for Historic Preservation. / COURTESY PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND

10 winners of Rhody Awards for Historic Preservation named

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission and Preserve Rhode Island announced the 10 winners of the 2018 Rhody Awards for Historic...
STATE PRESERVATION GRANTS are currently on hiatus, affecting many nonprofits that rely on state funding. Above, Trudy Coxe, head of the Preservation Society of Newport County. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Preservationists eye ‘Hail Mary’

From roofs and balustrade repair to weatherproofing, nearly $11 million has been allocated in State Preservation Grants to 164 projects at historic sites across...

Historic preservation about jobs too

Historic-preservation advocates are trying to ­reframe the conversation around the largely inactivated state Historic Preservation Tax Credit program.Yes, historically significant buildings have been beautifully...
CARRIE TAYLOR is the director of the Lippitt House Museum, owned and operated by Preserve Rhode Island and located in Providence. / COURTESY PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND

Five Questions With: Carrie Taylor

Carrie Taylor became Lippitt House Museum’s first director in 2013. Prior to leading Lippitt House, an 1865 villa on Providence’s East Side, she was...
A NEW REPORT released by the Preservation Society of Newport County and Preserve Rhode Island found that the spending of heritage tourism visitors to Rhode Island contributes $1.4 billion to the state’s economy. / COURTESY PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT AND PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND

Historic preservation contributes $1.4B to state’s tourism economy, $1.8B in construction...

PROVIDENCE — Historic preservation is an overlooked economic asset in Rhode Island, accounting for 9.8 million visitors annually and $1.8 billion in private investment...

Who’s on the Board?

Mission: Preserve Rhode Island protects the state’s historic structures and unique places for present and future generations. Year founded: 1956 Executive director: Valerie Talmage 2017 revenue: $750,000BOARD...

Curbs to historic tax credit could hurt R.I.

A proposed change to the federal tax code could have outsized impact on Rhode Island, where historic but dilapidated mill buildings and commercial structures...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am