Saving our Past: A Race Against Time

This volume was published to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of World Monuments Fund (WMF), the first private, non-profit organization that sponsoring worldwide preservation activities. It consists of a series of project profiles from the defining WMF projects completed or in progress as of 1990. These profiles include the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, as well as a series of buildings restored following the Venice floods of 1966; murals in Mexico City following the earthquake of 1985; the Church of St. Trophime in Arles, France; St. Anne’s Church in New York; the Citadelle Henri in Haiti; and the Angkor Temple complex in Cambodia.

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