Iowa’s ten-year Statewide Historic Preservation Plan is intended to embrace local, regional, and state perspectives. In addition to a thorough history of preservation in Iowa, a review of the accomplishments under the previous plan “Resources Within Reach” and a discussion of the state of preservation as we know it today, four goals for Iowa are presented in the Statewide Preservation Plan, each of which is accompanied by strategies or action steps. These goals are:
These goals are not specifically to be accomplished solely by the State Historic Preservation Office, the State Historical Society or the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. This plan was developed by a team of over twenty individuals representing the interests of agencies and organizations with a stake in historic preservation work and who can contribute to accomplishing these goals. To download the entire Statewide Historic Preservation Plan, please use the link below.