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Historic preservation for a living city : Historic Charleston Foundation, 1947-1997

Author: Robert R Weyeneth
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2000.
Series: Historic Charleston Foundation studies in history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With this book Robert R. Weyeneth charts the changing philosophy of the American preservation movement during the last half-century. Weyeneth traces Historic Charleston Foundation's pathbreaking approach to preservation, from the organization's establishment by a handful of Charlestonians to its current wide-ranging concern with the conservation or rural spaces in the surrounding region. He argues that Historic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert R Weyeneth
ISBN: 1570033536 9781570033537
OCLC Number: 43397034
Description: xxii, 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ancestral Architecture: The Early Preservation Movement in Charleston --
The Founding and First Years of Historic Charleston Foundation --
The Nathaniel Russell House --
Ansonborough: Revolving Funds and Area Rehabilitation --
Let the Old Exist in Harmony with the New: Preservation Planning --
The "Battle of Charleston": The Controversy over Charleston Place --
Keeping Sound the Legacy: Conservation Strategies and Programs --
A Regional and Environmental Agenda --
Financing Preservation --
Continuities and New Directions --
Historic Preservation in Charleston: A Time Line of Significant Twentieth-Century Events --
Officers of Historic Charleston Foundation Since 1947 --
Trustees of Historic Charleston Foundation Since 1947 --
Staff of Historic Charleston Foundation Since 1947 --
Covenants Held by Historic Charleston Foundation as of 1997 --
Easements Held by Historic Charleston Foundation as of 1997.
Series Title: Historic Charleston Foundation studies in history and culture.
Responsibility: Robert R. Weyeneth.

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This text charts the changing philosophy of the American preservation movement since the 1950s. It traces the Historic Charleston Foundation's approach to preservation, from the organization's  Read more...

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