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Trinity Rep signs 5-year tax treaty with city for future Lederer...

PROVIDENCE – City officials have waived the tax-exempt status of the Lederer Theater Center, home to the Trinity Repertory Company, which will allow the...

State nets $750K federal grant to preserve Old State House

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will receive $750,000 to preserve the Old State House building on Benefit Street, the current home of the R.I. Historical...

R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission names new director

PROVIDENCE – A familiar face to state historic preservationists who temporarily led the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission is now its permanent...

Historic brick Tudor on East Side sells for $1M

PROVIDENCE – A historic brick Tudor home known as the MacIntyre-Lesavoy House in the Freeman Plat Historic District on the city’s East Side recently...

City, Newport Restoration Foundation select Thomason as part of building preservation...

NEWPORT – The city and a local foundation recently selected a Nashville-based consultant to help create guidelines for bolstering the resiliency of historic properties...
THE RHODE ISLAND State Council on the Arts and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission recently distributed 42 grants totaling $3.5 million to help renovate and preserve various cultural arts centers and historic sites throughout Rhode Island.

State awards $3.5M in capital grants to support arts, culture renovation...

PROVIDENCE – Approximately $3.5 million in capital grants were awarded to 42 entities by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the...

R.I. receives $500K for ADA improvements at Old State House

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission has received a $500,000 federal grant for Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility improvements at the...

2021 Rhody Award nominations due

PROVIDENCE – Nominations are open for the 2021 Rhody Awards for Historic Preservation. The annual contest recognizes the best of preservation in the state. It...

R.I. State Council on the Arts calling for artists to paint...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. State Council on the Arts has put out a call to artists to paint the official portrait of former governor...

Five Questions With: J. Paul Loether

J. Paul Loether, executive director of the R.I. Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission, is retiring in June, ending a 43-year career in historic preservation....
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