When Federal Dollars are spent on any planning effort there are steps required.
The first step on behalf of historic preservation begins with
Establishing Criteria and Standards
where we define what makes up our history!!!
The next step is to conduct an historic resources survey.
These two steps are
when federal planning dollars are spent,
We have the right to do this!
When done we can then access financial incentives to re-develop and elect to implement or ignore opportunities to restore private and public held property and habitats in order to decide
whether to meet the criteria
Once the survey is complete then folks may
dare to exceed it, celebrate it through heritage tourism/sustainability platforms, interpret it,
as well as define how and if there is a need to penalize those who ignore these rights when managing public property and planning processes.
*The result of ignoring Section 106 (where locals are paid to conduct the historic resources survey) or skipping over it, is the loss of American Citizen's and Indigenous People's rights and often ends in the destruction of opportunities for those who may have been empowered to conduct restoration and interpretation on their private property and were not able to do so, due to agencies and organizations ignoring the requirement to assist locals with completing said surveys.
We as local western Americans cannot afford to lose the opportunity to define our culture and heritage which has played and continues to play a vital role in galvanizing America's identity and the ideals which celebrate freedom.
(To read more click on Outreach & News "News Clippings" above.)
We welcome you to strive
To promote America's Heritage throughOutreach & Education
Through Agricultural Heritage-On-the ground- vocational-to- professional-Education
Transit Assets Helping to do the Outreach & Educating!
Todescribe patterns in Architecture informing localHeritage utilizing Outdoor Education
Historic Preservation is Not a Partisan Issue
--D. Alexandra T. Profant, Architect Conservator
Co-Founder & Executive Director of The Tahoe Foundation
It is the distinction in continuity that identifies tradition.
Emanuelo Sorbo On Liliana Grassi d'Architettura Volume 26-2005
Modern restoration is a discipline based on individual and collective values of life. It studies the monument, paying attention to all of the historical layers, setting itself on a democratic plane of free choice in a historic space that is a public space, a piece of the site's culture, in which all of its inhabitants are trustees. The discipline of restoration rejects abstract individual formulations of life, to set its goal as the free enjoyment of art by all people; the awareness that this concept produces is a moral exigency to respect human dignity.
Those who work in restoration cannot but cultivate this dignity in an absolutely special way. --
Liliana Grassi- Architect, Scholar, & Professor at Polytechnic of Milan
Welcome to the virtual home of The Tahoe Foundation!
This is the place where we invite YOU to help us discover how to preserve Lake Tahoe's and the West's place in America's Histories
and the World's Heritage !
Our story begins below................
Our name is a Registered Trademark with the United States Patent Office and is protected under the Pan-American International Copyright Laws.. All rights reserved.
We are a 501
(C) 3 charitable organization. We are an educational based entity who
provides opportunities for citizens to participate in heritage and
preservation through public projects, emphasizing the allied arts, vocational, and professional curricula in architecture, landscape architecture,
community planning, environmental engineering and endorse native plant use in landscape design.
Our motto is: Preservation through Education and Innovation™...
We also like to use the acronym of T A H O E as the letter-seeds which can best explain how we are growing our grass-roots entity into an evolving and growing landscape of work and progress....
This is happening through our projects which encompass the following disciplines:
Transit Architecture Heritage Outreach Education™
We are focused on pioneering a new approach to preservation. While we utilize local and regional art and artists, to share the Lake's histories, we will utilize long established area art organizations to assist us in the areas of making.... our projects are intended to facilitate and curate the work that is already being done by many wonderful local agencies and individuals to be brought into our under-utilized transit venues to experience the local story first hand. Our first venue will begin with the bus stop!
“No one can find what will work for our cities by looking at … suburban garden cities, manipulating scale models, or inventing dream cities. You’ve got to get out and walk.”
We invite you to watch The Tahoe Foundation Presents" Press the "PLAY" BUTTON - See Below The movie below best explains what we are trying to do and presents a peek at what we have already done! Check it out!
For MORE on how this idea is developing, please CLICK on "In The News" Tab above
or Listen to a KTHO Interviews below..
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The role of Fine art, photography, and music in Historic Preservation & Interpretation-Coming Soon!
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In the early 1950's a typical evening's entertainment for Ripley kids was sitting in the bus shelter watching the traffic, in the vain hope that a sports car would go by, and once every six months we might see an Aston Maritn
or a Ferrari, which would make our day.
Clapton, The Autobiography
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