historic district


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historic district

A designation given by local government to particular parts of town deemed historically significant or containing a large concentration of older buildings considered worthy of preservation in an historically accurate condition. Properties located in historic districts are usually the subject of dramatically increased scrutiny by planning and zoning authorities.The approval of an historic board may be required before a building permit for repairs or renovations for these properties is issued.Many are also eligible for federal historic preservation credits.

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The city did update its historic preservation law, but retained the power to create historic districts without owner consent.
As one of the last remaining African American beachfront communities in the country, the SANS Historic District holds important historic value that must be protected, said Senator Gillibrand.
The Laurelhurst Historic District is bounded at the north end by Northeast Multnomah and Senate streets; the east by Northeast 44th Avenue and Southeast 44th Avenue; on the south by Southeast Stark Street; and on the west by Southeast 32nd Avenue and Northeast 33rd Avenue.
Although the area was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, only local historic district designation could protect the area properties from demolition, according to the city.
historic district that permits incompatible development may experience
The proposed new lumber baron historic district will impose on homeowners in whatever boundaries they approve the same burden they placed on property owners in the huge Downtown Historic District.
And it's been proven in multiple studies that historic districts like ours in Bay St.
Article 52 seeks to amend the town code to establish a White Cliffs Local Historic District. This is part of efforts to save the historic 129-year-old mansion from destruction.
The Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District is an eight-story, full service hotel located within walking distance of Philadelphia's most visited historical attractions as well as the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
This conflict about historic district protections and who might define them was particularly resonant in Washington, DC, for two reasons.
Marriott International Inc (NYSE: MAR), a US-based company that owns and operates hotel properties, has announced new rates from the Courtyard by Marriott Fredericksburg Historic District, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, US.
* Clifton & Greening Streets Historic District Boundary Increase in Camden;

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