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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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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 for the...


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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 Perspective by...


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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. Miller ...


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Beyond Buildings: Preserving Cultural Landscapes

To preserve Martin Luther King’s house is to preserve a building. To preserve the block where he lived is to preserve a cultural landscape. Buildings form but a part of the human environment; the land, the space between buildings, the trees and plants, the patterns of the land— the infinite ways...


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PastForward Reading List: Culture-Nature

Editor’s note: As in years past, Preservation Leadership Forum is presenting a series of reading lists based on the major themes planned for PastForward 2018: intangible heritage, culture-nature, and resilience. Our amazing summer interns, Amy Guay and Abigail Bashor, helped us pull together the...

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Discovery of The Lyndhurst Garden Film

By Emma Gencarelli Lyndhurst, a National Trust for Historic Preservation historic site and a National Historic Landmark, in Tarrytown, New York, is primarily known for its 1838 Gothic Revival mansion. In fact, the mansion draws so much focus that it often overshadows the rich...

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