Let's say you’ve been following our “How to Save a Place” toolkit series this month and you run across the Apply for Historic Designation toolkit. You read the post and decide you want to list your historic site on the National Register of Historic Places.
You do your research and read the guidelines for evaluating the integrity of a historic site nominated to the National Register. Your site seems to be a perfect match! The location is on point, and the design, setting, materials, workmanship, and association are perfect. Then you hit a wall -- the abstract stumbling block that is the term "feeling."
Since it is in many ways an abstract concept, historic feeling -- as it relates to preservation -- can be a bit tricky to define. But Preservation Glossary has your back.... Read More →
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