Lectures + Seminars

From Charleston to the Grand Canyon: Using Preservation Law to Protect Historic Places and Cultural Landscapes

When: Tue., March 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 2017

Historic preservation law plays a crucial role in in the preservation of America’s heritage. Using recent examples and narratives, Will Cook will explore preservation success stories, and a few losses, through a legal lens. In keeping with this theme, Mr. Cook will survey ongoing preservation battles on issues ranging from cruise ships in Charleston and windfarms in Nantucket Sound to recent efforts to exploit the iconic Grand Canyon, Hudson River Palisades, and James River view sheds near Jamestowne, Virginia. This multi-media presentation will conclude with a discussion of preservation legal trends and suggest creative strategies for advocates to consider.

Price: FREE

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