Preservationists note 10 sites saved, lost in 2013January 3, 2014 @ 12:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chicago's Wrigley Field, New Orleans' Saenger Theatre and a historic Los Angeles' shipbuilding center have joined a list of sites being saved thanks to the efforts of historic preservationists in 2013.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation compiled a list of 10 sites saved and 10 sites lost in 2013.
In Chicago, a preservation architect will restore Wrigley Field's historic elements. The Saenger Theatre in New Orleans has reopened after it was severely damaged in Hurricane Katrina. And Terminal Island in Los Angeles now has a reuse plan after earlier plans calling for demolition.
Five other sites became national monuments, including a monument commemorating Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad in Maryland.
Among the losses: Chicago's Prentice Women's Hospital and the World Port Terminal at New York's JFK Airport.
(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Not the End
Officials have another trick up their sleeves to help save King County's bus service
Richard Sherman recognized along with Beyonce, Jeff Bezos and the Pope
The FDA is about to regulate a product that helps people quit tobacco
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.