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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architecture and society,
  • Historic preservation,
  • Architecture,
  • Social aspects,
  • City planning,
  • Human factors

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEric Allison and Lauren Peters
ContributionsPeters, Lauren (Lauren E.), 1979-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNA9053.H76 A42 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24902474M
ISBN 100470381922
ISBN 109780470381922
LC Control Number2010016466
OCLC/WorldCa609102528

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The Past and Future City, by Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. A detailed description, supported by unique empirical research, of the many ways that saving and restoring historic fabric can help a city create thriving neighborhoods, good jobs, and a vibrant economy. Learn more about the book. The new book The Past and Future City addresses how historic preservation can go beyond the physical renovation and activation of old buildings and address issues like affordable housing, inequality, sustainability and displacement. Join SPUR for a discussion about the changing role of preservation in our cities with the book’s author. Essential books that should be in the library of any historic preservationist, building restoration professional, or cultural resource enthusiast. Historic Preservation, Third Edition: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice (Third edition) by Norman Tyler PhD FAICP (Author), Ilene R. Tyler FAIA FAPT (Author), Ted J. Ligibel PhD (Author). Young, Robert A. Historic Preservation Technology: A Primer. John Wiley & Sons, Donated in Allison, Eric W. Historic Preservation and the Livable City. John Wiley & Sons, Cothran, James R. Gardens and Historic Plants of the Antebellum South. University of South Carolina Press, Dowling, Elizabeth Meredith.

At its most basic, historic preservation is about keeping old places alive, in active use, and relevant to the needs of communities today. As cities across America experience a remarkable renaissance, and more and more young, diverse families choose to live, work, and play in historic neighborhoods, the promise and potential of using our older and historic buildings to revitalize our cities is. 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. Communities; Historic Preservation and the Livable City by Eric W. Allison and Lauren Peters; The Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism, and Historic Preservation by Steven W. Semes; several books by Roberta Gratz, and others. Each makes a convincing case for the importance of historic preservation in American cities. Historic preservation and the livable city. [Eric Allison; Lauren Peters] -- For both the preservation professional and urban planner, this book shows how preservation is a key to the creation of livable cities.