Thursday, March 1, 2012

Change is a historical theme.

I really fail to understand why in the American ideal of  historic preservation that change is considered the enemy.

Also, I am confused as to why in the American ideal of historic preservation that preservation is lumped into one concept. Whereas, the actual practice displays three treatments for managing historic resources: stabilization, rehabilitation and restoration.

If then, we can acknowledge that preservation is more than simply keeping a building some period of time, like a museum artifact rather than a living system, and that it has more than one means to its goal, then why can't some of its practicioners

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