Welcome to your first week of Introduction to Historic Preservation. We will begin by discussing the 'big picture' of WHY do we care about preserving buildings, material culture and information from the past. As you look at the recommended reading and listen to the Zoom lecture, think about what places or moments have brought you here. In what ways will studying historic preservation will empower you to be a better steward of the past?
Are Americans Falling Out of Love With Their Landmarks?
Attendance at historical sites suggests it might be time for a new way to tell the national story.
By M. Scott Mahaskey and Peter Canellos July 04, 2019
Overtourism in Europe's historic cities sparks backlash
Angry protests from residents in popular areas force city hall officials to take action
By John Henley 25 Jan 2020