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Preserve America is a federal program that supports efforts to preserve and enjoy our nation’s heritage. Permanent authorizing legislation was passed by Congress and signed by President Obama in 2009. Executive Order 13287, signed by President Bush in 2003, complements the Preserve America initiative and calls upon the federal government to:
With 31 percent of GSA's owned space located in historic buildings, GSA has many opportunities to make a difference by encouraging client agencies to use historic buildings we own or have an opportunity to lease. Most directives set forth in the executive order have long been standard practice at GSA, including:
GSA is proud to be a partner in this initiative to strengthen government-wide preservation efforts. For more information, visit www.preserveamerica.gov.