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June 11, 2018

American Express Awards $1 Million to 2018 Watch Sites

Funding to Restore Eight Cultural Heritage Sites Including Historic Kitchen Garden of Versailles and Iconic British Piers Damaged from Effects of Climate Change

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, June 12, 2018— American Express and World Monuments Fund (WMF) today announced $1 million in funding to support preservation efforts at eight endangered cultural heritage sites included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch. 

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August 02, 2018 | Andina Agencia Peruana de Noticias

Lambayeque proyecta conservación integral de la pirámide de Túcume

Concluyen conservación de parte de fachada de monumento lambayecano.

February 02, 2018 | Christchurch City Council

Panels tell story of oldest government buildings

The Canterbury Provincial Council Buildings were badly damaged in the earthquakes but newly installed information panels will help people understand their enduring significance.

December 05, 2017 | El País

De diseñador de zapatos de lujo a guardián de una cueva en Cantabria

American shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, who has been producing shoes in Spain since the 1970s, visited La Garma in September 2017. 

December 05, 2017 | El Diario Montanés

Stuart Weitzman volvió a visitar La Garma

Renowned shoe designer Stuart Weitzman visited the cave of La Garma in Cantabria, Spain in the fall of 2017. Through World Monuments Fund, Weitzman is championing a project to conserve and promote the unique heritage found in La Garma.