Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County

Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County

The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to sustain the heritage and sense of place that is Asheville and Buncombe County through preservation and promotion of the unique historic resources of the region.

Established in 1976, the PSABC acts in four key ways to support this mission:

- Endangered Property Intervention using preservation easements, a revolving fund and technical field services,

- Preservation Advocacy promoting and defending important historic resources and neighborhoods,

- The Griffin Awards for Historic Preservation recognizing individuals, businesses and organizations that have utilized a preservation ethic in their projects, and,

- Preservation Education programs throughout the year informing the community of the importance of history and promoting valuable preservation tools and efforts.