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The Tidal Basin in Context: Funding the Public Sphere

Conceived of and moderated by Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins, curators of the Tidal Basin Ideas Lab exhibition, this evening program is the fourth in a series of conversations about the changing nature of public space and the complexities of its preservation. This session will focus on...

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The Tidal Basin in Context: Memorials and Controversy

Conceived of and moderated by Donald Albrecht and Thomas Mellins, curators of the Tidal Basin Ideas Lab exhibition, this evening program is the third in a series of conversations about the changing nature of public space and the complexities of its preservation. This session will focus on issues...

March 24 Tidal Basin Webinar.pdf


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Forum Journal: Heritage in the Landscape

The latest issue of Forum Journal examines the history, issues, and current conversations surrounding the preservation of cultural landscapes. In her introductory piece on cultural landscapes and the National Register, Barbara Wyatt explains that there is no single, rigid definition for a...

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Forum Journal: Heritage in the Landscape (Vol. 32, No. 3)

This issue of the Forum Journal examines landscapes in all shapes and sizes, from large-landscape conservation to the preservation of a garden in California where the landscape has become an integral part its significance. Also essential to this conversation is a consideration of human impact...

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May/June 1993 Forum Journal: Focus on Landscape Preservation

Table of Contents Landscape Preservation Today by Charles A. Birnbaum The Historian and the Landscape by Cynthia Zaitzevsky The Inventory and Analysis of Historic Landscapes by Genevieve P. Keller The Treatment of Historic Landscapes by Patricia M. O'Donnell Managing the Past...


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The Treatment of Historic Landscapes

Landscape treatment is an intervention carried out to achieve preservation goals. It is the fourth step in the preservation planning process. The preceding steps determine what treatment is appropriate for each historic landscape or its specific features. These steps include: thorough research...


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March/April 1992 Forum Journal: Focus on Cultural Corridors

Table of Contents Finding Common Ground by Ted J. Ligibel The Greenway Movement by Charles E. Little A Look at Greenways by Shelley S. Mastran The Maumee Heritage Corridor by William T. Spitzer The Mississippi Headwaters Board by Molly MacGregor Heritage Areas: A Policy...


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Heritage Areas: A Policy Perspective

America's landscape heritage distinguishes one region from another and shapes our national character. A series of grass-roots and public sector-initiated efforts to identify and preserve regional landscapes is resulting in new alliances among environmental, conservation, historic preservation,...


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A Look at Greenways

Since the 1960s Congress has considered the establishment of a national scenic-byways program to mark America's most popular, pleasant, and breathtaking roadways as special natural and cultural resources. Only recently has such a program been legislated-as Section 1047 of the Intermodal Surface...


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January/February 1991 Forum Journal: The Environment and the Cultural Landscape

Table of Contents An Opportunity for Preservationists: A National Scenic Byways Program by Shelley Mastran Environment and Preservation: A Natural Partnership by William K. Reilly A New Direction for Civil War Battlefields, Historic Landscapes, and Rural Preservation by Hugh C....