Protection and treatment of the nation's significant historic buildings, landmarks, landscapes, battlefields, tribal communities, and archeological sites; prominent federally-owned buildings; and State and privately-owned properties. [National Park Service, Historic Preservation Services
The process of preserving a part of a community, from an individual building or part of a building to a whole neighborhood (including roadways and waterways), because of its historical importance.
The identification, evaluation, establishment, and protection of resources significant in history, architecture, archaeology, engineering or culture.
Protecting structures of historic and cultural importance.
see also Maritime Preservation; Rural Preservation[use only with subheading]-- BIBLIOGRAPHIES-- BIOGRAPHY-- CAREERS-- CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS-- CORPORATE INVOLVEMENT-- Directories: see Handbooks-- ECONOMIC ASPECTS see also Fund Raising; Grants; Revolving Funds-- FEASIBILITY STUDIES see also Impact Studies-- FEDERAL PROGRAMS-- HANDBOOKS-- HISTORY-- INTERNATIONAL ISSUES-- LAW AND LEGISLATION-- PHILOSOPHY AND ETHICS-- PLANNING-- STATE AND LOCAL PROGRAMS see also Historic Preservation -- Law and Legislation; Historic Preservation Organizations; COUNTRY, STATE AND REGION APPENDIX-- STUDY AND TEACHING
A process to protect buildings with historic value or significance from destruction or extensive renovation.
The physical rehabilitation of a historic home or building, and the movement of the same name begun in the 1960s in the U.S. to preserve and protect landmarks and urban neighborhoods.
The physical rehabilitation of a historic home or building to protect landmark property.
A movement begun in the 1960's in the United States to protect landmarks and to unify neighborhoods. To physically rehabilitate a historic building.
Historic preservation, heritage management, or heritage conservation is the theory and practice of creatively maintaining the historic built environment and controlling the landscape component of which it is an integral part. The Secretary of the Interior of the U.S. government defines the historic environment as districts, sites, buildings, structures, objects, and landscapes which are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture.