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Architectural Significance

Synonyms:aesthetic design, building importance, engineering feat, structural significance, superstructure
Filed Under: real-estate
Tags: realty

Definition of architectural significance

architectural significance
1. A measure of the impact or importance of a building. The functional or aesthetic design of the building, and/or the methods used to construct the building can all add or detract from a building's architectural significance

Related Terms and Acronyms:

  • contributing property   Buildings within a historic district are either contributing or non-contributing properties with regards to historic value.
  • historic preservation (HP)   A movement to protect buildings with historic value from destruction or extensive renovation.
  • historic structure   Important structure significant to history

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