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Digital Tools for Sharing Historic Building Data with the Public

By Lisa Kersavage and Daniel Watts As the city of New York grew during the period after the Revolutionary War, large plots of land were sold and subdivided for the construction of brick-clad and brick-fronted houses. These Federal-style houses were built between the 1790s and 1830s, and...

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Summer 2007 Forum Journal: Viewpoints

​Table of Contents Introduction by Richard Moe Obey the Imperatives of Our Own Moment: A Call for Quality Contemporary Design in Historic Districts by de Teel Patterson Tiller “Differentiated” and “Compatible”: Four Strategies for Additions to Historic Settings by Steven W....

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Do Short-Term Vacation Rentals Change the Character of Historic Neighborhoods?

As the appeal of living in a historic neighborhood continues to grow across the country, the arrival of short-term vacation rentals (STVRs) has challenged many residents to ensure that the “neighbor” stays in their neighborhoods. The result is a complex debate about the benefits versus negative...

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Developing Sustainability Guidelines for Historic Districts (2011)

A guide for historic preservation commissions on how to include sustainability principles in design guidelines for rehabilitation of historic properties and for design of compatible new construction in historic districts. #PreservationTools #GreenGuidelines #historicdistricts #design

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Historic District

An area that generally includes within its boundaries a significant concentration of properties linked by architectural style, historical development, or a past event. Source : Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws...


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Designation

Act of identifying historic structures and districts subject to regulation in historic preservation ordinances or other preservation laws. Source : Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws Governing Historic Resources...


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Demolition by Neglect

Process of allowing a building to deteriorate to the point where demolition is necessary to protect public health and safety. Source : Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws Governing Historic Resources Protection ....


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Comprehensive Plan

Official plan adopted by local governments that guides decision making over proposed public and private actions affecting community development. Source: Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws Governing Historic Resources...