Historic Preservation

Definition

  • A process to protect buildings with historic value or significance from destruction or extensive renovation.

Synonyms
preserving landscapes and landmarks, conservation, environment safeguard, repair, restoration, historic renewal, protection of historic buildings

Acronyms
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Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Architectural Significance Definition,
    • How important a structure is.
  • Contributing Property Definition,
    • Buildings within a historic district are either contributing or non-contributing properties with regards to historic value.
  • Heritage Conservation Definition,
    • Protecting historical and culturally important buildings, structures or environments like a park or garden.
  • Historic Structure Definition,
    • Important structure significant to history
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