Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice (Second Edition)

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Historic preservation, which started as a grassroots movement, now represents the cutting edge in a cultural revolution focused on “green” architecture and sustainability.

This is the only book to cover the gamut of preservation issues in layman’s language: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, sensitive architectural designs and planning, preservation technology, and heritage tourism, plus a survey of architectural styles. It is an ideal introduction to the field for students, historians, preservationists, property owners, local officials, and community leaders. Updated throughout, this revised edition addresses new subjects, including heritage tourism and partnering with the environmental community. 91 line drawings; 69 black-and-white photographs

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"Historic Preservation is the only book that covers the gamut of preservation issues in layman's language: the philosophy and history of the movement, the role of government, the documentation and designation of historic properties, establishing a historic district, sensitive architectural design and planning, preservation technology, and the economics of building rehabilitation, plus a survey of architectural styles and an extensive list of preservation resources. It is an ideal introduction to the field for students and homeowners, local officials, and community leaders."--BOOK JACKET.

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Norman Tyler, FAICP, is faculty and former director of the Urban and Regional Planning program at Eastern Michigan University. He has also taught at the University of Michigan and Penn State University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a registered architect. He has served on the board of the Michigan Association of Planning, the Michigan Historic Preservation Network, the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and a founding member of the Ann Arbor Preservation Alliance.

Ted J. Ligibel, PhD, is director of Eastern Michigan University’s historic preservation programs and an advisor emeritus to the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Michigan Historic Preservation Network. He currently serves as chair of the National Council for Preservation Education.

Ilene R. Tyler, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP is an architect with special expertise in historic preservation technology. As Director of Preservation in the Ann Arbor office of Quinn Evans Architects from 1986 to 2014, Ms. Tyler managed the restoration of numerous landmark public buildings and produced many reports documenting historic structures and sites. Since 1998, she has been an adjunct lecturer in the Historic Preservation Program at Eastern Michigan University.

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