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Preserve America Community and Neighborhood Designations
Preserve America Community designation recognizes communities that are leaders in building the future on the strong foundation of their heritage. Granted by the White House, these designations go to communities that:
Benefits of designation include:
Four application and designation cycles occur each year. The 2005 application deadlines are March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1.
On July 26, 2005, the Preserve America Community program was expanded to include the new Preserve America Community Neighborhood program, for which neighborhoods in metropolitan areas with populations greater than 200,000 persons are eligible.
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on the Preserve America Community program and and new Neighborhood program,
Preserve America, a White House initiative developed in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and ten other Federal agencies, highlights the efforts of the President and Mrs. Bush to preserve our national heritage.