Architectural Preservation Timeline

1935
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Abandoned
1987
The National Park Service requests an independent study to save the lighthouse.
1990
Major repairs and repainting of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, after which it is reopened to the public.
1999
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is moved 2,900 feet
1964
Abu Simbel temples moved to save them from rising waters caused by Aswan Dam
1931
Restoration of the presbytery.
2010
Restoration of the west facade.
1808
Four inhabitants of Anzy-le-Duc buy the abandoned priory church.
1914
Restoration of Santa Sabina in Rome, which includes reversing the Renaissance makeover of the 1580s, reconstructing all the original windows and piecing together the marble chancel furniture from fragments found in the pavement.
15 Dec 2001
Leaning Tower of Pisa Reopens