Preservation In American Towns And Cities
This book provides a glimpse of what has happened in the preservation movement in 130 years, from the lawns of Mount Vernon to the row houses of Mount Auburn. It discusses the need to continue refining standards, identifying weaknesses, and extolling excellence in the marketplace of preservation.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- An Introduction to Historic Preservation -- Historic House Museums and Historic Districts: -- Historic Commissions and Historic Districts -- Innovative Approaches -- Neighborhood Preservation -- Town and Small City Preservation -- Commercial and Public Buildings -- Conclusion