The Economic Effectiveness of Historic Designation in San Diego

submitted by: ktran
Over the past 45 years, the goals of historic preservation have evolved from simply protecting aged buildings from destruction to using preservation as a tool to economically revitalize neighborhoods. This study examined how economically successful historic designation has been for two central San Diego neighborhoods, Golden Hill and Sherman Heights, compared to two non-designated central San Diego neighborhoods, North Park and South Park. This study also briefly analyzed whether historic...

Preserving Los Angeles: An Examination of SurveyLA as a Process Model

submitted by: PamelaRPeng

SurveyLA is a long overdue citywide historic resource survey set to being in June 2010. Historic resource surveys are the backbone of historic preservation efforts. The project is significant because of the monumental size of the undertaking. It is projected to be completed at an unprecedented rate because of the use of technology to streamline the survey process. The goal of SurveyLA is to make historic resource data accessible to everyone through an online GIS database.