Insights by Chad Moffett

Honoring Legacies of Preservation Giants
Honoring Legacies of Preservation Giants

Historic preservation and post-World War II architecture have changed rapidly in recent decades. Still, certain things remain the same: the ideals we hold today often stem from those designers and practitioners who came before us.

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Postwar architecture study receives California Governor’s Award
Postwar architecture study receives California Governor’s Award

Sacramento’s study of historic mid-century modern architecture received the California Governor’s Historic Preservation Award for 2018.

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Historic landscape assessment workshop of United Nations Plaza
Historic landscape assessment workshop of United Nations Plaza

In November Chad Moffett will be part of a team leading a full-day workshop on Landscape Assessment using the United Nations Plaza as our case study.

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Addressing the historic value of controversial memorials in public spaces
Addressing the historic value of controversial memorials in public spaces

The removal of a confederate flag and public memorials across the country in recent years is increasing tensions regarding public memorials.

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Preserving roadside architecture: Route 66 in Oklahoma
Preserving roadside architecture: Route 66 in Oklahoma

Oklahoma DOT and Chad Moffett will present “Getting the Word Out – Interpretation of Route 66 in Oklahoma” discussing roadside architecture.

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Work on Route 66 and Lincoln Highway shared at environmental conference
Work on Route 66 and Lincoln Highway shared at environmental conference

Chad Moffett will present “Cultural Resources and Transportation: Route 66 and US Highway 80 in Southern California” at the California AEP conference.

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Sacramento celebrates Mid-Century Modern architecture study
Sacramento celebrates Mid-Century Modern architecture study

Sacramento’s innovative study of historic mid-century modern architecture is in the news.

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Advisory Council on Historic Preservation: Section 106 tools on infrastructure
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation: Section 106 tools on infrastructure

Federal agencies are scrambling to meet the executive mandate to reduce, consolidate and streamline regulation. ACHP is highlighting ways Section 106 process meets this mandate. 

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Googie, California’s signature historic architectural style
Googie, California’s signature historic architectural style

The Googie architectural style was born in a time of technological innovation and change.

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Public input sought on National Register Nomination guidance
Public input sought on National Register Nomination guidance

National Park Service wants input to update NR Bulletin 16: How to Complete the National Register Registration Form.

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