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At Preservation North Carolina we rescue old houses.

And factory mills, schools, churches, general stores, and even the occasional big pink puppy.
We’re fondly referred to as “the animal shelter for old houses.” It’s a fun nickname, but a responsibility we take to heart. Through our nationally recognized and award-winning Endangered Properties Program we’ve rescued nearly 900 old, interesting, historic, sometimes abandoned, but always important properties. There’s a story behind each one and we are committed to telling it.

But we don’t do it alone.

We rely on the generous support of our members, so please look through our site to learn more about the groundbreaking work that we do, and consider joining the 4,500 members who support Preservation NC!

Click here to become a member of Preservation North Carolina! And make sure to check out our properties page, there are quite a few “old pups” waiting for their rescue!


News & Events

The latest updates on historic preservation related news, announcements and upcoming preservation events and celebrations.

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Historic Preservation Easements for Modernist Houses

…what are Preservation Easements?
…how do they work?
…what do they protect?
…how are they different from other types of historic designation?

Preservation easements are valuable and flexible tools that individual property owners can use to preserve the historic structures and landscapes that they cherish.

Click here to view our Preservation Easement brochure to learn everything you need to know about protecting the places you love. And then reach out to us with any questions you may have:

Eastern NC Regional Office: 252-563-5288
Piedmont NC Regional Office: 919-401-8540
Western NC Regional Office: 704-473-0005

Thank you to Preservation North Carolina’s 2023 Business Sponsors!




Click here to learn more about our 2023 Business Sponsorship Opportunities