historic buildings in Charleston South Carolina

Introduction to Historic Preservation

This course will introduce planners to the basics of historic preservation including the beginning of the historic preservation movement, the legal precedent for preservation, and the theories that determine how preservation occurs. This course will use case studies to further illustrate the topics discussed.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (38 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2021
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Encounters With Preservation (3 mins)
  • 3. Preservation Theories (15 mins)
  • 4. The Preservation Movement in the United States (6 mins)
  • 5. The Preservation Movement And Urban Renewal (5 mins)
  • 6. Preservation at the Local Level (4 mins)
  • 7. Conclusion (1 min)

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the two major preservation theories
  • Begin to see how preservation theory drives action
  • Understand the historic preservation movement in the United States
  • Begin to understand how preservation occurs in the field
  • Understand the functions of the National Register of Historic Places

Course Description

This course will introduce planners to the basics of historic preservation including the beginning of the historic preservation movement, the legal precedent for preservation, and the theories that determine how preservation occurs. This course will use case studies to further illustrate the topics discussed.

Learn these skills

  • Land Use
  • Urban Design
  • Urbanism

AICP CM

This course is approved for .75 AICP CM credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Meredith Johnson

Meredith Johnson

Meredith is the owner of Johnson Planning and Preservation LLC, a boutique firm that works to make the intersection of planning and preservation more accessible.

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