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Subdivision

Act of converting land into buildable lots. Ordinances generally set forth standards for layout of streets, utility systems, stormwater management, and so forth. Source: Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws Governing...


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Summer 2013 Forum Journal: Preservation in the City

In 1966 the Lovin’ Spoonful recorded “Summer in the City,” a song about hot days and about finding the right girl. But “despite the heat it'll be alright” in our nation’s big cities, according to the contributors to the summer issue of the Forum Journal . These authors, city dwellers all,...

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City Renewal is Smart Growth

The following is an excerpt from a speech prepared for a statewide conference on smart growth held in Greensboro, N.C., in January 2000. Plans for inner-city projects must take into account that cities are characterized by continuous change and by economic and social diversity. As a result,...


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"I Think I Shall Never See A Billboard Lovely As A Tree…"

I think that I shall never see A billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall. I`ll never see a tree at all. - Ogden Nash Billboards? I thought Lady Bird Johnson got rid of them. Think again! If you believe billboards are on the decline you must be from one of the...


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Urban Revitalization: When Rehab Grows Up

"Our allegiance is to the future, not the past." This statement, spoken during a heated discussion about the fate of historic downtown Pittsburgh in light of the most recent urban renewal proposal, was not stated by the project developer or by city redevelopment staff. Instead, the chairman...


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Big Cities Preservation Leaders Talk about New Residents, New Energy, and New Preservation

This video is enhanced content from the Summer 2013 issue of Forum Journal. Members of Preservation Leadership Forum can access the full issue in the Forum Library . Questions? Email forumonline@savingplaces.org . People with dogs, empty nesters, families with school-age children,...

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Summer 2013 Forum Journal: Preservation in the City

In 1966 the Lovin’ Spoonful recorded “Summer in the City,” a song about hot days and about finding the right girl to spend hot nights with. But “Despite the heat it'll be alright” in our nation’s big cities, according to the contributors to the summer issue of the Forum Journal . These authors...

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