Katie Uffelman/National Trust for Historical Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    Abyssinian Meeting House – Portland, Maine. The Meeting House was the spiritual center of life for generations of African-Americans in Portland, but it needs an influx of funding to keep that story alive for generations to come.
    Katie Uffelman/National Trust for Historical Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    As the world's first domed indoor, air conditioned stadium, the 18-story multi-purpose Houston Astrodome was once dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World" but now needs a viable reuse plan to avoid demolition.
    Jim Lindberg/National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    Chinatown House - Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Once a general store and residence for a community of approximately 50 Chinese American laborers, the house is one of last remaining tangible connections to the history of the Chinese American community that helped build modern-day Rancho Cucamonga.
    Rick Eng/National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    The first lighthouse built on Martha's Vineyard, Gay Head Lighthouse is in immediate danger of toppling over the edge of the Gay Head Cliffs, a consequence of a century of erosion and the direct impact of climate change.
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    Montana boasts more historic one- and two-room schoolhouses still in use than any other state, but these schools are at risk as the state's population shifts to urban centers
    Carroll Van West/National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    Jamestown, America's first permanent English settlement, was founded along the banks of the James River in 1607. The river and landscape are threatened by a proposed transmission line project that would compromise the scenic integrity of this historic area.
    James River/National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    Kake Cannery played a key role in the development of the Alaskan salmon-canning industry during the first half of the 20th century, but immediate action is needed to stabilize the structural systems of the existing buildings.
    Library of Congress/National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    One of the most significant examples of a military service club in the United States built specifically for African-American officers, the Mountain View Black Officer's Club faces demolition by the U.S. Army, which has blocked efforts to list the property in the National Register of Historic Places.
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    Built in 1532, San Jose Church is of the few remaining Spanish Gothic architecture structures in the Western Hemisphere. Closed for 13 years, it is threatened by deterioration and structural damage
    National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    The Village of Mariemont has been an inspiration for a generation of planners, but it is now threatened by a proposed transportation project, which would permanently scar the careful designs that make this place so unique.
    Steve Spooner/National Trust of Historic Preservation
  • Most Endangered Historic Places

    The distinctive flying-saucer-shaped Worldport Terminal at New York's JFK Airport has been a symbol of the Jet Age since it first opened in 1960, but now sits empty and unused, waiting for a creative reuse plan.
    Anthony Stramaglia/National Trust for Historical Preserve
Join the Discussion
blog comments powered by Disqus