MODULE 1: Historic Preservation and Vocabulary

Handout for session 5
State and National Register Listing Criteria

Historic Preservation and vocabulary

Lesson 1
What does it mean to preserve something?

Lesson 2
What is Penn Station and why is it important in the story of preservation in NYC?

Lesson 3
How does the Landmarks Law protect buildings and sites?

Lesson 4
How did the idea of Historic Preservation get started in the US?

Lesson 5
How is historic preservation conducted at the state and local level?

Lesson 6
What are the different interventions that can lead to the preservation of a building?