Unformatted text preview: -1978: Penn Central v. City of NYC in Supreme Court upholds right to preserve buildings of significance-1988: National Historic Trust first identifies “11 Most Endangered Historic Places”-1999: National Trust celebrates 50 th anniversary Preservation Issues-Regulations are burdensome and costly (materials from historic eras, etc.)-To preserve or not to preserve?-Renovated properties have higher property taxes-Preservation vs. other social goals? (money) Preservation Techniques-Public acquisition and restoration-Preservation Districts-Funds to purchase threatened landmarks-Property tax benefits (for people who take on historic properties and maintain them)-Income tax deductions...
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- Spring '08
- National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Historic preservation, National Trust for Historic Preservation, National Historic Trust, NYC Landmarks Commission