preservationist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n preservationist someone who advocates the preservation of historical sites or endangered species or natural areas
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Usage

In poetry:

And if some Preservationist attempts to interfere
A 'dangerous structure' notice from the Borough Engineer
Will settle any buildings that are standing in our way -
The modern style, sir, with respect, has really come to stay.
"Executive" by Sir John Betjeman

In news:

Why DC streetcars are ' preservationist '.
The debate over whether to bring streetcars back to the District is being framed as a fight between preservationists and the city.
Preservationist Carolyn Kent is dead at the age of 74.
Carolyn Kent, a longtime preservationist who helped save numerous buildings in upper Manhattan, has died, her family said Sunday.
Preservationist eyes Moran theater.
A Preservationist 's List of 35 Modern Landmarks-in-Waiting.
Preservationists Issue Rallying Cry , Prepare to Save Landmarks Law from Big Real Estate.
Though the Responsible Landmarks Coalition has yet to take any public action beyond launching its web presence, preservationists are lining up to fight back.
Preservationists' battle over the Michael Reese Hospital campus is just a taste of how the Olympics will drive public policy if Chicago wins the games.
Preservationist Dana Crawford received the 2012 Friend of the River Award at the Greenway Foundation's second Gala on the Bridge.
Preservationists throw in towel in fight over Steve Jobs' house Uphold Our Heritage drops appeal of Steve Jobs' demolition permit.
Preservationists hold an emergency meeting to discuss options for saving the beloved structure.
The Governor's Mansion Renovation Has Some Preservationists Wringing Their Hands.
The recent renovation to the state's most historic home left some preservationists worried that the changes to the mansion would be too significant.
Architects , preservationists concerned over Peavey Plaza's future.
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