The spirit and direction of the Nation are founded upon and reflected in its historic heritage
The Congress finds and declares that
(a) the spirit and direction of the Nation are founded upon and reflected in its historic heritage;
(b) the historical and cultural foundations of the Nation should be preserved as a living part of our community life and development in order to give a sense of orientation to the American people; ....
Preamble to the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
Whipple Construction is itself a historic institution now in its 103rd year of business. We pride ourselves on our commitment to Historic preservation and deliver it with the skill and care demanded of us as trustees of the properties that have defined us as a nation.
From a technical perspective historical preservation is one of the most challenging processes any construction professional can encounter. It is often ans exciting and daunting challenge to bring modern construction practice and interpretative skill to a project that restores but propels the life of the building into the future.