Best-selling author Bruckheimer Named to National Trust for Historic Preservation Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON — The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced that Linda Bruckheimer, an American novelist, photographer, entrepreneur and preservationist, has been elected to the National Trust’s Board of Trustees. New trustees were elected during the opening plenary of this year’s PastForward National Preservation Conference in Chicago. Bruckheimer, a two-time bestselling author,...

Number of Kentucky small towns recognized for Main Street revitalization up 30 percent

The oldest of its kind in the nation, the Kentucky Main Street Program increased the number of communities receiving national accreditation by almost 30 percent in 2014 to 22, up from 17 in 2013.   A look down Madison Avenue in Covington (Photo from RCN) The 22 downtown revitalization programs received recognition from the National Main Street Center. KYMS is administered by the Kentucky Heritage...

What makes Danville special? Keeps small-town character, attracts national attention

Main Street in Downtown Danville (Photo By Elizabeth Adams.)   By Elizabeth Adams KyForward reporter   A street-filling brass band festival, two vice presidential debates and a collection of preserved historical sites dating before the Civil War are just a few reasons Kentucky’s Danville has become an internationally known small town.   With a population of 16,000, the seat of...