Beyond Preservation: Using Public History to Revitalize by Andrew Hurley

By Andrew Hurley

Across the U.S., historical renovation has develop into a catalyst for city regeneration. marketers, city pioneers, and veteran urban dwellers have refurbished millions of dilapidated homes and placed them to effective use as outlets, eating places, nightclubs, museums, and personal flats. therefore, inner-cities, as soon as disparaged as zones of poverty, crime, and rot were re-branded as historical districts. even if those protection projects, usually supported via govt tax incentives and inflexible architectural controls, deserve credits for bringing humans again to the town, elevating estate values, and producing vacationer profit, they've been much less winning in developing reliable and harmonious communities.

Beyond Preservation proposes a framework for stabilizing and strengthening inner-city neighborhoods during the public interpretation of ancient landscapes. Its crucial argument is that inner-city groups can most sensible flip preserved landscapes into resources by means of subjecting them to public interpretation on the grass-roots.  in response to an exam of profitable initiatives in St. Louis, Missouri and different U.S. towns, Andrew Hurley demonstrates how rigorous historic research will help groups articulate an area identification and plan intelligently at the foundation of latest cultural and social assets.    

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