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.