National Trust Names Federal Hall a National Treasure

Renee BarnesNews

The National Trust for Historic Preservation today declared Federal Hall National Memorial a National Treasure and announced a new partnership with the National Park Service, our Harbor Conservancy and American Express to restore the iconic Wall Street steps. The day also marked the launch of This Place Matters, a public awareness campaign by the National Trust and American Express that encourages people to celebrate the places that are meaningful to them and to their communities.

“Federal Hall matters to our history, our culture, our understanding of our country, and to the past, present and future of Wall Street,” said Stephanie K. Meeks, president and CEO, National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Read The New York Times article or the news release.