That area of a city deemed as historic to the city and, therefore, usually protected through restrictions so as to set off its uniqueness.
A defined geographical area that may be as small as a few contiguous buildings, or as large as an entire neighborhood, business district, or community. Within this district are historic properties associated with a particular time or theme in a community's history. Often the collective significance of the district is greater than any one building or archaeological site.
An area, or a group of areas not necessarily having contiguous boundaries, that contains one resource or a group of resources that are related by history, architecture, archaeology, culture or engineering. A local historic district is an area established by a local ordinance which regulates the construction, alteration, and demolition of resources in the district.
a defined, geographical area designated for its cultural, social, economic, political and/or architectural significance
a geographically definable area designated by the City Commission as possessing a significant concentration, linkage, or continuity of properties united historically or aesthetically by plan or physical development
a geographically defined area within Riverside that has a significant concentration of historic resources that represent themes important in local history
a geographic area of historical, cultural or aesthetic importance to the community
a layer of the zoning code in the same way rules governing residential or commercial or agriculture use are zoning matters
an area containing buildings or places in which historic events have occurred or which have special public value
an area of contiguous properties defined by geographic boundaries
an area of the city that has been designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission because it has a special character of a special historical or aesthetic interest which causes it to have a distinct "sense of place
an area or neighborhood that is important because of historic events, its architecture or cultural significance, or a connection to the lives of the people who lived there
an area with a distinctive character recalling a particular architectural or historical heritage
a regulatory overlay zone within which new developments must be compatible with that of the architecture of the historic structures within the districts
A collection of historic structures in a specific geographic area or with a certain geographic relationship that are permanently protected from demolition.
An area or group of areas designated by a local agency as having aesthetic, architectural, historical, cultural, or archaeological significance that is worthy of protection and enhancement.
a geographically definable area with a significant concentration of buildings, structures, sites, spaces, or objects unified by past events, physically development, design, setting, materials, workmanship, sense of cohesiveness, or related historical and aesthetic associations. The significance of a district may be recognized through listing in a local, state, or national landmarks register and may be protected legally through enactment of a local historic district ordinance administered by a historic district board or commission.
An area that generally includes within its boundaries a significant concentration of properties linked by architectural style, historical development, or a past event. Keeper of the National Register. Individual in the National Park Service responsible for the listing in and determination of eligibility of properties for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
A classification (whether under zoning, heritage or other authority) of a specific area of a community in which the buildings and improvements have a historical value or significance which may not be reflected in their market value. Designation as such a district may also involve strict rules regarding the way the buildings and properties are dealt with.
A significant concentration of sites, buildings, structures or objects united historically or aesthetically by plan or physical development.
A zoning district overlaid on an existing zoning district and adding additional architectural and design controls to the regulations of the base district. Historic Site Districts (HS) comprise one property with its related structures; Historic and Cultural Conservation Districts (HCC) comprise a number of properties related in some way to each other.
Area designated by government to have historical importance. Various incentives, including tax breaks to rehabilitate and preserve the area are provided.