Endangered historic places

Associated Press
This image provided by the National Trust for Historic Preservation shows San Jose Church in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. The trust placed the church on its 2013 list of 11 Most Endangered Historic Place. The San Jose Church was built in 1532 and stands as one of the few remaining examples of Spanish Gothic architecture in the Western Hemisphere. It closed 13 years ago and is now threatened by deterioration and structural damage. This is the preservation group’s first listing from Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/The National Trust for Historic Preservation)

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 The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled its 2013 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that spotlights important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. More than 240 sites have been on the list over its 26-year history, and only a handful of listed sites have been lost.(PRNewswire-USNewswire)

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