Tagged: arkansas historic preservation program

Ben Fry’s Death Prompts Flood of Grief, Tributes

by Kyle Massey 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The outpouring was swift and heartfelt after University of Arkansas at Little Rock public radio leader Ben Fry died in his sleep March 10 after almost 30 years of shaping campus stations KUAR and KLRE.

Five Arkansas Properties Put on Historic Register

by Luke Jones 2/17/2014 12:00 am

This month the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program named five properties to the National Register of Historic Places.

Helena Museum Undergoing Repairs

by Luke Jones 2/3/2014 12:00 am

The current work involves repairing windows on the portion of the museum that’s housed in an 1891 building that once served as Helena’s library, Director Shane Williams said.

Historic Preservation Programs Keeping Track of New Railroad Infrastructure

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/20/2014 12:00 am

Part of a federal program installing positive train control — wireless communication poles along the country’s passenger and hazardous cargo rail routes — has to stay on track with historic preservation efforts in Arkansas.

Siloam Springs Gets Downtown Jumpin' Again (Main Street Preservation | Winner, Between 5,000-20,000)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

Since 2010, a nonprofit organization called Main Street Siloam Springs, in conjunction with the city and local community leaders, has led a downtown revival. Eight major rehab and restoration projects have pumped an estimated $6.3 million into vacant and under-utilized buildings downtown.

National Register of Historic Places Gains Three Arkansas Properties

by Luke Jones 6/24/2013 12:00 am

Three Arkansas properties, two in Magnolia and one in Fayetteville, have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Greg Philips Takes Over Main Street Arkansas Services (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

In his new role, Greg Phillips will be responsible for overseeing the services of the Main Street Arkansas program, which helps create economic development in the state’s downtown areas through design, economic restructuring, organization and promotion.

Greg Phillips Named Director of Main Street Arkansas

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 1:18 pm

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program says Greg Phillips, a 15-year veteran of the Main Street Arkansas downtown development program, has been named the new director of Main Street Arkansas.