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PUBLICATIONS

Economic Impact of Historic Preservation (2010)

Economic Impact of Historic Preservation: The Economic Impact of Historic Preservation in Southwestern Pennsylvania

 

Homage to the Fallen: Top Ten Buildings We Wish We Had Back (2010)

Homage to the Fallen: Homage to the Fallen

Michael Eversmeyer Promise Award

Named for a longtime Pittsburgh preservationist and architect, YPA presents its annual Michael Eversmeyer Promise Award to an emerging preservationist.  Find out more here:  About the Promise Award

African American History

Discover the Legacy: The African American Experience in Southwestern Pennsylvania. A Historic Tour Discover the Legacy

VisitPittsburgh website link is here: Black History Tourguide

A WQED-TV special on the National Negro Opera Company, America’s first black opera company which began right here in Pittsburgh, won an Emmy Award in Fall 2009. You can view the video here: http://www.wqed.org/ondemand/onq.php?id=614

A Google Map of the historic sites:
View Discover the Legacy in a larger map

Preserve Pittsburgh Summit, March 28, 2009

Opening Remarks from the YPA CEO, Dan Holland: “Preserve Pittsburgh Summit: Collaborate to Save History”

Site Summaries of the Four Historic Sites Featured at the Preserve Pittsburgh Summit: “Site Summaries”

The August Wilson House Drawings by Pfaffmann & Associates, Architects: “August Wilson House Handout”

Historic Preservation Resources: “Historic Preservation Resources”

Summit Program: Summit Program

Preservation Awards Reception Program: Preservation Awards Reception

Download a poster here: Preserve Pittsburgh Poster

Policy Papers

YPA’s Support letter for McKeesport Water Roundhouse June 15th, 2014

YPA’s opposition letter for zoning variances requested at Babyland site (5542 Penn Avenue) June 12th, 2014

YPA’s Support letter for Wilkinsburg Train Station February 27th, 2014

YPA’s Letter to PA State Sen. Jane Earl in support of the Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Grant Incentive legislation, June 18, 2008

YPA’s Public Testimony on the Proposed Trans-Allegheny Interstate Line, Docket Number A-110172, Sept. 19, 2007

YPA’s Support letter for the Garden Theater Historic Nomination to the Pittsburgh Historic Review Commission, Aug. 20, 2007

YPA’s Support letter for the August Wilson House Historic Nomination to the Pittsburgh Historic Review Commission, July 11, 2007

YPA’s Preserve America support letter, July 3, 2007

YPA support for the Propel Pittsburgh Commission, Feb. 20, 2007

YPA’s comments to the Allegheny County Comprehensive Plan, Dec. 28, 2006

YPA’s resolution on the Mon-Fayette Expressway, October 2006

YPA’s letter in support of the Oakland Square Historic District nomination, February 1, 2005

YPA’s comments on the proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter in Kilbuck, Oct. 18, 2004

YPA’s letter in opposition to the demolition of Chiodo’s Bar, Homestead, Aug. 11, 2004

YPA’s letter protesting the decision by the PHMC to withdraw the historic designation for the National Register Historic District in the Borough of Braddock, Feb. 18, 2004

YPA’s Solutions for the Fifth-Forbes Corridor in Downtown Pittsburgh, Jan. 27, 2004

YPA’s Comments on the Route 28 Plan, July 31, 2003

YPA’s comments on the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission’s Transportation and Development Plan for Southwestern Pennsylvania, July 14, 2003

Annual Reports

Historic Preservation: Sustaining Communities, Sustaining Generations: YPA’s Annual Report 2005

Young Preservationists on the Move: YPA’s Annual Report 2004

YPA’s Annual Report 2003

Wheeling Through History Tourguides

Wheeling Through History:  A Historic Bike Tour of the North Side

Wheeling Through History: Lawrenceville-Strip Tour Guide

Wheeling Through History: South Side Tour Guide

Unprotected Pittsburgh (2006)

Unprotected Pittsburgh:  Preservation Priorities & Resources for Preserving Pittsburgh’s Historic Landmarks

Unprotected Pittsburgh:  Summary Report

Preservation Conference Documents (2005)

Places & Spaces:  The Regeneration of Historic Preservation Conference Program

“Heritage and Sustainability,” presentation by Donovan Rypkema, Sept. 16, 2005

“Young Preservationists Rise to the Challenge,”  Opening Remarks from the YPA Chair, Dan Holland, Sept. 17, 2005

Mindy Thompson Fullilove’s presentation on “Root Shock,” Sept. 17, 2005

Preservationists Speak (2005)

Preservationists Speak:  Results of the first online survey of public opinion toward historic preservation in southwestern Pennsylvania

New Frontiers in Preservation (2004)

New Frontiers on Preservation 2004:  Historic Preservation Priorities for the Southwestern Pennsylvania Region

Historic Nominations

Paramount Pictures Film Exchange Building (2009)

Paramount Pictures Film Exchange Building Nomination Form, 2009

YPA’s Testimony for 8-5-09

YPA’s Testimony for 6-3-09

New Granada Theatre (2004)

New Granada Theatre Historic Nomination Form, 2004

New Granada Theatre Historic Designation (prepared for City Council), Sept. 20, 2004

Statement of Dan Holland Chair, Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh On the Historic Nomination of the New Granada Theater To be a City of Pittsburgh Historic Landmark, Sept. 21, 2004

YPA Comments on New Granada Theatre’s historic nomination to the Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh, 6-28-04

Nabisco (2005)

Nabisco Historic Nomination Form, 2005

Testimony by the Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh to the Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh In support of the historic nomination of the former Nabisco plant, August 4, 2004

Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh Position on the Nomination of the Nabisco Plant to be a City of Pittsburgh Historic Landmark, 2004

National Negro Opera Company Nomination (2007-08)

National Negro Opera House Historic Nomination Form, 2007

Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh Testimony in Support of the National Negro Opera Company First Home/William A. “Woogie” Harris House Before the Historic Review Commission of Pittsburgh, December 5, 2007

Murray Hill Avenue Historic District (2000)

Murray Hill Avenue Historic District booklet, 2000

Cover & back for the Murray Hill Historic District Booklet