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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...
DISCOVER THE REFRESHED WaterFire Arts Center and celebrate historic architecture at the Rhody Awards for Historic Preservation on Oct. 22. / COURTESY DBVW ARCHITECTS/HEIDI GUMULA

Philanthropy Calendar, Oct. 20, 2017

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to Nicole Dotzenrod at nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks...
THE 11TH ANNUAL Ralph J. Pecchia Kite Day will be held this weekend at Brenton Point State Park in Newport to aid the Rhode Island chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Philanthropy Calendar, July 28, 2017

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to Nicole Dotzenrod at nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks...
THE SAINT VINCENT'S HOME 12TH ANNUAL Motorcycle Run and Raffle will be held on Sunday, Aug. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. at 2425 Highland Ave., in Fall River. /COURTESY SAINT VINCENT'S HOME

Philanthropy Calendar, July 21, 2017

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to Nicole Dotzenrod at nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks...
THE SAINT VINCENT'S HOME 12TH ANNUAL Motorcycle Run and Raffle will be held on Sunday, Aug. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. at 2425 Highland Ave., in Fall River. /COURTESY SAINT VINCENT'S HOME

Philanthropy Calendar, July 14, 2017

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to Nicole Dotzenrod at nonprofit@PBN.com at least four weeks...
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