Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell

Author: Sara Bronin
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781640201569
Format: PDF
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Historic Preservation Law in a Nutshell provides the leading in-depth summary of historic preservation law within its local, state, tribal, federal, and international contexts. Historic preservation is a burgeoning area of law that includes aspects of property, land use, environmental, constitutional, cultural resources, international, and Native American law. This book covers the primary federal statutes, and many facets of state statutes, dealing with the protection and preservation of historic resources. It also includes key topics like the designation process, federal agency obligations, local regulation, takings and other constitutional concerns, and real estate development issues. Click here to read a book review of the first edition from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Historic Preservation and the Livable City

Author: Eric W. Allison
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470900758
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For both the preservation professional and urban planner, this book shows how preservation is a key to the creation of livable cities. The author Eric Allison, the founder and coordinated of the graduate historic preservation program at Pratt Institute in New York City, offers tools and case studies that preservationists and planners can learn from in implementing preservation projects or plans in cities large and small. This book is a must read for anyone working in or interested in these fields and the creation and maintenance of livable cities.

The National Historic Preservation Act

Author: Kimball M. Banks
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315520842
Format: PDF
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Assessing fifty years of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), passed in 1966, this volume examines the impact of this key piece of legislation on heritage practices in the United States. The editors and contributing authors summarize how we approached compliance in the past, how we approach it now, and how we may approach it in the future. This volume presents how federal, state, tribal entities, and contractors in different regions address compliance issues; examines half a century of changes in the level of inventory, evaluation and mitigation practices, and determinations of eligibility; describes how the federal and state agencies have changed their approach over half a century; the Act is examined from the Federal, SHPO, THPO, Advisory Council, and regional perspectives. Using case studies authored by well-known heritage professionals based in universities, private practice, tribes, and government, this volume provides a critical and constructive examination of the NHPA and its future prospects. Archaeology students and scholars, as well heritage professionals, should find this book of interest.

Federal Historic Preservation Laws

Author: Sara K. Blumenthal
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788110856
Format: PDF, Docs
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Brings together the major Federal historic preservation laws that govern a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historic and archeological resources. Covers laws governing national historic preservation programs; national historic landmarks; the Federal Archeology Program; Federal preservation tax incentives; other major Federal historic preservation laws; and implementing regulations and guidelines.

Cultural Resource Laws and Practice

Author: Thomas F. King
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759121753
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this fourth edition of the CRM classic, Thomas F. King shares his expertise in dealing with laws regulating the use of cultural resources. With wry insight, he explains the various federal, state, and local laws governing the protection of resources, how they have been interpreted, how they operate in practice, and even how they are sometimes in contradiction with each other. He provides helpful advice on how to ensure regulatory compliance in dealing with archaeological sites, historic buildings, urban districts, sacred sites and objects, shipwrecks, and archives. King also offers careful guidance through the confusing array of federal, state, and tribal offices concerned with CRM. Featuring updated analysis and treatments of key topics, this new edition is a must-have for archaeologists and students, historic preservationists, tribal governments, and others working with cultural resources.

Historic Preservation Law

Author: Sara C. Bronin
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609301064
Format: PDF, ePub
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The casebook is the first comprehensive set of teaching materials for this fascinating and increasingly important area of law. The historic preservation law field encompasses many topics, from urban revitalization to Native American cultural sites, which are interesting to students and vital to contemporary practice. The casebook contains carefully selected and edited cases, statutory and regulatory provisions, scholarly analysis from diverse fields, and original explanatory text. The authors included illuminating photos and drawings throughout the casebook. HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAW gracefully supports teaching a specialized law school course or an introductory law course in a planning, historic preservation, or architecture school.

Preserving New York

Author: Anthony Wood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136766081
Format: PDF
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Preserving New York is the largely unknown inspiring story of the origins of New York City’s nationally acclaimed landmarks law. The decades of struggle behind the law, its intellectual origins, the men and women who fought for it, the forces that shaped it, and the buildings lost and saved on the way to its ultimate passage, span from 1913 to 1965. Intended for the interested public as well as students of New York City history, architecture, and preservation itself, over 100 illustrations help reveal a history richer and more complex than the accepted myth that the landmarks law sprang from the wreckage of the great Pennsylvania Station. Images include those by noted historic photographers as well as those from newspaper accounts of the time. Forgotten civic leaders such as Albert S. Bard and lost buildings including the Brokaw Mansions, are unveiled in an extensively researched narrative bringing this essential episode in New York’s history to future generations tasked with protecting the city’s landmarks. For the first time, the story of how New York won the right to protect its treasured buildings, neighborhoods and special places is brought together to enjoy, inform, and inspire all who love New York.

Historic Preservation for Designers

Author: Peter B. Dedek
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1609015096
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A comprehensive overview of historic preservation topics relevant to interior designers, architects, and preservationists.