preservation district

preservation district

A zoning district designed to protect areas that are sensitive to change, either because of environmental concerns, historic preservation, or scenic areas. There is usually a heightened degree of government oversight for development or renovation of these areas.

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It should be noted that land within a historic preservation district or historic preservation buffer district need not be continuous.
Gordon and Lorna Kaufman granted the National Architectural Trust (NAT) an easement restricting alterations to the facade of their row house in a Boston historic preservation district.
If approved by the City Council, the preservation district would be the second in Los Angeles - and the first in the San Fernando Valley - to safeguard a modernist housing tract.
That's thanks in large part to the community push to create the Jazz Preservation District in the lower Fillmore neighborhood, which runs south from Post to about McCallister Street and roughly to Steiner Street on the west and Webster Street on the east.
This article explores the relationship between historic preservation district designation and property values.
The Old Strathcona Historical Preservation District in Edmonton, Alberta provides a case study for an inquiry into how local community has been imagined and expressed through material development processes.
Volunteers join the program by creating an agricultural preservation district, which can contain many farms, but must total at least 200 contiguous acres devoted to agricultural use.
A special tax-assessment area, called a Tree Preservation District, could be established-or the ordinance may simply require committee review and a certificate permitting the removal or planting of a tree within the historic district.
The project will take place at Poplar Grove, a 6,000-acre nature conservation community within Greater Charleston's historic Ashley River Preservation District.
The Council meets regularly to discuss important issues within the community; keeping of the streets, yards and public areas; participation in local charity and public works events; crime & safety and preservation district compliance; and other various items that come up from time to time.
SANTA CLARITA -- The city is looking for applicants to serve on its planning commission, parks, recreation and community services commission and open space preservation district financial accountability and audit panel.
160 Fifth Avenue is located in the heart of the Midtown South Flatiron District and the Ladies Mile Historical Preservation District.
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