Owners of properties that contribute to a historic district or that are individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places may be eligible for tax credits for property rehabilitation. Join us as Dr. Antoinette Johnson explains federal and state tax credits and how owners can take advantage of these opportunities.
The QQA is happy to announce that the Arkansas Humanities Council awarded the organization a mini-grant to support our Preservation Conversations monthly lecture series. This is the second year that the QQA has been awarded a mini-grant in support of this project.
The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources. The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP) is responsible for National Register implementation in Arkansas. February’s presentation will be on the history and development of the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) as well as the research and process used to pursue listing in the Register.
The QQA is pleased to welcome a new slate of board members and officers in 2019, including professionals expert in content development, business, real estate, finance, architecture, nonprofit management, historic preservation, scientific research, and law.
In 2018 the QQA board decided to restructure the organization’s branding with the goal of streamlining its web presence and clarifying its mission.
On February 20, 2019 the QQA, Preserve Arkansas, and other supporters will host a legislative reception at Curran Hall. This biennial reception gives preservationists from throughout the state an opportunity to connect with legislators and administration officials to advocate for historic preservation during the legislative session.
February 14 | 2019 The National Register of Historic Places by Callie Williams The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, ...
Peg Smith Awards The Peg Smith Award has been given since 1980 to recognize “a Quapaw Quarter Association member whose volunteer work on QQA projects and programs has been particularly exemplary.” The 2018 Peg Smith Award went to the Spring Tour ...
On November 14, 2018 the QQA presented the 2018 Greater Little Rock Preservation Awards at the yearly membership meeting, located at the Historic Arkansas Museum. The Awards of Merit and the Peg Smith awards were nominated and reviewed by a group of QQA Members, Dana Boyster, Denise Ennett, Patrick Anders, Hunter Windle, and Shalah Brummett. The recommendations were then approved by the QQA Board of Directors.
QQA members Joann and Garth Martin exemplify the spirit of the organization. They attend several events every year, they volunteer, and they remember the QQA when they think about their own legacy.