National Trust for Historic Preservation

Madam C.J. Walker. Sepia-toned archival photograph of Black people in formal attire on grounds and steps of white mansion

Madam C.J. Walker's Home Will Be Hub for WOC Entrepreneurs

New Voices Foundation aims to carry the late beauty mogul’s property and passion for women’s entrepreneurship into the future.

Red and white house exterior on green lawn and gray driveway surrounded by green and brown trees

John and Alice Coltrane's Long Island Home Deemed 'National Treasure'

The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s new designation builds on its work with the Coltrane family and supporters to restore the home. 

White and grey and brown building on green grass in front of green trees and grey sky

Indigenous Hospital, Home of Formerly Enslaved Man Added to List of Endangered Sites

The National Trust for Historic Preservation features sites of historic and cultural importance to Black, Indigenous, Latinx and Carribean communities on its 2018 list of the “11 Most Endangered Historic Places.”

Brown house interior with doorways to two rooms and assorted brown and white furnishings

National Trust Joins Mission to Save Nina Simone's Childhood Home

The conservation organization deemed the house a “National Treasure.” Now it’s working with a group of artists dedicated to protecting it.

Multicolored murals on brown wood walls near pink benches and white bannister

National Trust Launches Initiative to Preserve Black History Sites

The African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund plans to raise $25 million toward restoration and community outreach efforts for overlooked historical sites with connections to Black history.

Red and brown brick building with beige steps and green grass in front of blue sky

'Most Endangered Places' List Celebrates Little Rock Central High, Other Preservation Successes

For the 30th anniversary of the list, the National Trust for Historic Preservation highlights 11 once-threatened locations, including several central to communities of color.