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Old Town, New Contexts

Gregor Thum

in Uprooted: How Breslau Became Wroclaw during the Century of Expulsions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140247
eISBN:
9781400839964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140247.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details how Jan Zachwatowicz, Poland's General Conservator from 1945 to 1957, was the country's most powerful voice in the field of historic preservation. Not only did he personally ... More


Historic Preservation: Recapturing the Past

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the preservation of historic buildings and archaeological sites, and how it has been something of a national crusade. In 1966, Congress passed the National Historic ... More


Preservation Is People: Saving and Collecting as Democratic Practice

M. J. Rymsza-Pawlowska

in History Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633862
eISBN:
9781469633879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633862.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The preservation and collection of structures, objects and stories changes significantly in the 1960s and 1970s. Building preservation is democratized as more people and organizations are involved, ... More


Historic Preservation in a Neoliberal Context: From the Medinah Temple to Bloomingdale’s

Yue Zhang

Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner, and Euan Hague (eds)

in Neoliberal Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040597
eISBN:
9780252099038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040597.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter investigates the impact of neoliberalism on historic preservation. Using the stories of the Medinah Temple and Tree Studios in downtown Chicago as an example, the chapter explains how ... More


Manchester: (Re)presenting urban space

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter documents the emergence of the Liverpool Road Railway Station counter-project in Castlefield, Manchester, and the alternative representations of urban space promulgated by the historic ... More


The Slow Build

Rachel Weber

in From Boom To Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294483
eISBN:
9780226294513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294513.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Is overbuilding really so bad? Are overbuilt cities more or less interesting, more or less economically and environmentally sustainable? Who benefits from these whirlwinds of construction, and who ... More


Heritage Resource Management in the United States

Hester A. Davis

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Heritage resource management in the United States has its roots in the historic preservation movement. United States began the long road to recognition and protection of the nation's history in 1906 ... More


We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Paul N. Backhouse, Brent R. Weisman, and Mary Beth Rosebrough (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Indigenous communities are today active participants and players in the identification, management, research, interpretation, and preservation of their heritage. The development of the Seminole Tribe ... More


Vancouver: (Re)presenting urban space

Michael Edema Leary-Owhin

in Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447305743
eISBN:
9781447311454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305743.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter two provides a brief historical context for Gastown, explaining how the threat of demolition galvanised historic preservation society interests into initiating the Gastown heritage ... More


Historic Preservation in Nazi Germany: Practices, Patterns, and Politics

Joshua Hagen

in Heritage at the Interface: Interpretation and Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056579
eISBN:
9780813053349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056579.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter offers a critical examination of historic preservationist practices to expand our understanding of the Nazi regime’s ideologies and objectives regarding historic places and national ... More


Of Buildings, Art, and Sperm: The Right to Destroy and the Duty to Preserve

Gregory S. Alexander

in Property and Human Flourishing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190860745
eISBN:
9780190860776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860745.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The right to destroy is one of the least discussed twigs in the proverbial bundle of rights constituting ownership. The right in its broader sense includes not simply the Hohfeldian privilege to ... More


“A Ship Is a Hole in the Water into Which You Pour Money”: How Maritime Preservation (Almost) Won

James M. Lindgren

in Preserving South Street Seaport: The Dream and Reality of a New York Urban Renewal District

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479822577
eISBN:
9781479825578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822577.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the South Street Seaport Museum's maritime preservation plans involving a fleet of historic ships under Robert “Peter” Neill III's stewardship. When he arrived in 1985 as ... More


The Significance of People and Preservation: Tribal Archaeology, Traditional Cultural Properties, and Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act

Timothy A. Parsons

in We Come for Good: Archaeology and Tribal Historic Preservation at the Seminole Tribe of Florida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062280
eISBN:
9780813051970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062280.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Although they serve different communities with differing cultural belief systems, both the THPO and the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) share very similar preservation-centric goals. ... More


A History of Hawaiian Archaeology

Kathleen L. Kawelu

in Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter traces the history of Hawaiian archaeology. It considers the development of the discipline in Polynesia, specifically emphasizing how the growth of the field was affected by the ... More


Conservation, Scenery, and the Sustainability of Nature

Ian Tyrrel

in Crisis of the Wasteful Nation: Empire and Conservation in Theodore Roosevelt's America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226197760
eISBN:
9780226197937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226197937.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Contextualizes Roosevelt’s role as the creator of national parks, wildlife refuges, and national monuments; shows important political connections with Representatives John F. Lacey and others in ... More


The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607269_Godschalk
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This book tells the story of the sweeping makeover of the 200-year old campus of the University of North Carolina. Six million square feet of new buildings were constructed and a million square feet ... More


“Eloquent Reminders of Sailing and Shipbuilding”: How the Seaport and World Trade Center (Re)made Fulton Street

James M. Lindgren

in Preserving South Street Seaport: The Dream and Reality of a New York Urban Renewal District

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479822577
eISBN:
9781479825578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822577.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role played by the South Street Seaport and the World Trade Center in (re)making Fulton Street in Lower Manhattan. It begins with a discussion of the dispute involving ... More


“The Kind of Civilized Vision That New Yorkers Are Not Supposed to Have”: How Historic Preservation Shaped Lower Manhattan’s Development

James M. Lindgren

in Preserving South Street Seaport: The Dream and Reality of a New York Urban Renewal District

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479822577
eISBN:
9781479825578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822577.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role played by historic preservation, especially of South Street Seaport, in the development of Lower Manhattan. It considers the two megaprojects being that were developed ... More


Real Estate and SoHo Politics: Loft Promotion and Historic Preservation in Lower Manhattan

Aaron Shkuda

in The Lofts of SoHo: "Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950-1980"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226334189
eISBN:
9780226334219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226334219.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As more artists owned lofts through cooperatives, SoHo residents restarted their political advocacy by forming the SoHo Artists Association (SAA). Debates over the legality of lofts shifted from a ... More


Gone but Not Forgotten: Sapelo’s Vanishing Folk and the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor

Melissa L. Cooper

in Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632681
eISBN:
9781469632704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632681.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 6 explores the legacies of 1920s and 1930s studies within the Gullah revival and the land battles raging throughout the region. This chapter recounts the marriage of low country blacks' newly ... More


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