US/ICOMOS and its partner, the Heurich House Museum, are proud to present Heritage Without Borders, a series of events to stretch perspectives about the preservation and presentation of cultural heritage.
UNITED STATES NATIONAL COMMITTEE
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON MONUMENTS AND SITES
SAVANNAH, Georgia – Sept. 19, 2013 – Focus on the nation’s heritage districts in more comprehensive terms and sustain our resilient cities: this was the call to action for more than 200 historic preservationists, urban designers and other professionals from 14 countries and 30 U.S. states at the 16th Annual US/ICOMOS International Scientific Symposium co-hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design this past May.
As of September 1, 2013, US/ICOMOS has moved from its offices in the National Building Museum to new offices in the Heurich House (Brewmaster's Castle) in Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood. Consequently, our mailing address and telephone numbers have changed to the following:
|Mission Concepcion, San Antonio is among the sites seeking World Heritage status that will be affected by lapsed US funding.|
- SOLD OUT -
The City Park Alliance will host Greater & Greener: Re-Imagining Parks for 21st Century Cities, J14-17 July 2012 in New York City. this event is geared towardpPark professionals, city officials, nonprofit executives, urban designers, health practitioners, park advocates and everyone committed to building healthier urban environments!
To help mark the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the National Park Service, HISTORY, and the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO have issued a video challenge. The challenge is simple: Why do you think U.S. World Heritage sites are important to the world?
GUSTAVO ARAOZ, President ICOMOS, will give a lecture entitled,“The 20th Century and other Gaps in the World Heritage List: A Unique Opportunity for the US,” in Chicago, 22 March 2012.
|Serpent Mounds in Ohio are among the sites proposed for submission to the World Heritage List.|