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"Associated Press" story: Charleston-World Heritage story

4/9/2014
Charleston is seeking World Heritage status from the United Nations.

Historic Charleston Foundation Joins Charleston World Heritage Coalition as Lead Member

4/8/2014
Historic Charleston Foundation has joined the Charleston World Heritage Coalition (CWHC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to obtaining UNESCO (United National Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage status for the city’s community and religious architecture.

Press Release from the City: Tourism Management Committee & Forum

3/31/2014
The committee is chaired by Katharine S. Robinson, President and C.E.O. of Historic Charleston Foundation. The committee began meeting in February and is expected to complete its work by the end of 2014.

"Post & Courier" article: Festival of Houses and Gardens

3/29/2014
With 60-plus years of house and garden tours under their belts, the folks at the Historic Charleston Foundation know enough not to tamper with success.

"Fox News": 5 must-do spring events in Charleston, S.C.

3/28/2014
The South is a glorious place in springtime, and captivating Charleston, S.C., steeped in history with its antebellum plantations and hundreds-of-years-old homes, is no exception.

"My Charleston Today" video: Sneak Peak of Charleston Antiques Show

3/20/2014
In today's My Charleston Today webcast, Warren Peper gives you a sneak peak of some of the many treasures from the past on display at the 11th annual Charleston Antiques Show at Memminger Auditorium.

"Charleston Mercury" article:Featuring Festival and Charleston Antiques Show

3/1/2014
The season that puts Charleston on overload is here ‑ if you are ready or not. Three major events stir up the fine arts market: The Charleston Art & Antiques Forum; Historic Charleston Foundation’s spring Festival of Houses and Gardens and HCF’s Charleston Antique Show.

Cainhoy Plantation zoning plan passes

2/7/2014
Cainhoy Plantation zoning plan passes Charleston's planning commission

Tourism Management Plan Advisory Committee

2/6/2014
Kitty Robinson, Historic Charleston Foundation's President and CEO, Chairs Tourism Management Plan Advisory Committee

Postition Statement regarding Cainhoy development

2/6/2014
Deferring the master plan PUDs being presented tonight will provide more time for the owners and the community to work on an adequately detailed master plan for the southern half of the property.

Advocating for the future of Cainhoy Plantation

1/30/2014
Cainhoy Plantation, a 9,000 acre former plantation that was annexed into the city of Charleston in 1991, is slated for a large, multi-phased development,

Nathaniel Russell & Aiken-Rhett House Museums are closed

1/28/2014
Nathaniel Russell & Aiken-Rhett House Museums are closed due to inclement weather.

"Luxury Travel Magazine" article featuring Charleston Antiques Show and Festival of Houses and Gardnes

1/13/2014
Historic Charleston Foundation announced the dates for its 67th annual spring Festival of Houses and Gardens, taking place from March 20 through April 19, 2014.

House Museums free and open to the public on Sat., Jan.

1/7/2014
Nathaniel Russell and Aiken-Rhett House Museums free and open to the public on Sat., Jan. 18

Senate is expected to vote on the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

1/6/2014
This legislation delays, for four years, certain premium increases put forth in the Biggert-Waters Act until FEMA can complete its affordability study and Congress can consider the recommendations of the study.

Public meetings regarding the proposed Cainhoy Development Plan

1/6/2014
The City of Charleston Planning, Preservation & Sustainability Department will host two public meetings regarding the proposed Cainhoy Development Plan:

Foundation contributes to Colonial Lake Rennovation

12/17/2013
As the holiday season approaches with thoughts of year-end charitable giving, Charleston area residents are encouraged to give gifts in support of the upcoming Colonial Lake renovation.

ABC News 4: Colonial Park project gets early Christmas present

12/17/2013
The Charleston Parks Conservancy received a big donation Tuesday, but it's only a small part of the $5 million needed to fulfill their vision for Colonial Park.

"Charleston Regional Business Journal" article: Foundation gives $25,000 to Colonial Lake renovation

12/17/2013
Historic Charleston Foundation has donated $25,000 to the Charleston Parks Conservancy to help fund a $5 million renovation of Colonial Lake.

"Post and Courier" article: Geona Shaw Johnson gets inaugural

12/13/2013
Geona Shaw Johnson honored by Historic Charleston Foundation.

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