Texas Courthouses on List of 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

On June 6, the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) released its 2012 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The list includes Texas Courthouses. NTHP, a private nonprofit organization, has produced the annual list for 25 years, drawing attention to more than 230 sites—including buildings, landscapes, and entire communities—that risk destruction or significant damage.

The 2012 sites are:

Bridges of Yosemite Valley, California 

Ellis Island hospital complex; New York Harbor, New York and New Jersey 

Historic U.S. post office buildings 

Joe Frazier’s Gym; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

Malcolm X — Ella Little-Collins House; Boston, Massachusetts 

Princeton Battlefield; Princeton, New Jersey

Sweet Auburn Historic District; Atlanta, Georgia 

Terminal Island; Port of Los Angeles, California 

Texas courthouses; Elkhorn Ranch; Billings County, North Dakota

Village of Zoar, Ohio.

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