Need a gift and your Thinking Cap just isn't working? Preservation Pennsylvania staff have curated these top picks for the perfect preservation present! Click the link to find and order the item on Amazon.*
For the Do-It-Yourself-er
From scraping paint to removing wallpaper, this tool has your back
Red Devil 4251 Painter's 6-In-1-Tool
To prevent the the exploration of your new fixer upper from being too, ahem, shocking!
Stocking Stuffer for those who love Demo Day AND safety
3M 6391 P100 Reusable Respirator Gas Mask
For the Preservationists of Tomorrow
Iggy Peck: Architect, by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts. A read-aloud picture book about doing your own thing!
When Jackie Saved Grand Central: The True Story of of Jacqueline Kennedy's Fight for an American Icon, by Natasha Wing and Alexandra Bolger. "From letter-writing campaigns all the way to the Supreme Court, this
little-known story celebrates winning in the face of immeasurable odds
and how one person can make a big difference."
The Little House, by Virginia Lee Burton. A Caldecott Award Winner about change and the heart of a house. Yay, preservationists!
LEGO Creator Park Street Townhouse. Tiny fingers build great things.
Gotta Have It! Stuff Every Preservationist Needs
To go with your #TinyJaneJacobs
, a classic by Scranton native, Jane Jacobs: The Death and Life of Great American Cities
. Originally published in 1961, but still relevant and insightful. "A magnificent study of what gives life and spirit to the city." William H. Whyte
Keeping Time: The History and Theory of Preservation, by Philadelphia native and First Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places William Murtagh, is still a classic.
Jet off into the new year with this thought provoking book: Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States 1st Edition
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