Historic District

The tussle over the historic designation of a property owned by a Chicago church exposes the conflicting agendas of politics, property rights, preservation, and constitutional law.
Sep 2, 2012   Gapers Block
The Royal Hawaiian Estates, a tiki-themed apartment complex built in 1962, was designated an historic district by the City of Palm Springs.
Feb 8, 2010   The Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
This Saturday, Nate Berg and I will be taking part in LA Opinion
Dec 1, 2009   By Tim Halbur
Palm Springs has rediscovered a historic district that's been on the books for 23 years, but has been somehow forgotten until this week. Preservationists see this as a huge win, a way to protect the unique neighborhood and showcase its architecture.
Sep 12, 2009   The Desert Sun
Stocked with architectural gems but fraught with crime, San Francisco's Tenderloin district has long been debated as a possible historic site. The debate is now over, as it was recently named to the National Register of Historic Places.
Mar 19, 2009   San Francisco Chronicle
This piece from <em>Preservation</em> magazine looks at how historic districts in Portland fall short in preventing incompatible uses.
Jan 27, 2009   Preservation
<p>After years in waiting, two historic Victorian neighborhoods in Brooklyn are finally coming up for historic designation approval.</p>
Mar 23, 2008   The New York Times
<p>New York City officials hope that a recently approved rezoning for Harlem will revive the neighborhood.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   The Economist
<p>By utilizing virtual reality software, students at UC Berkeley are recreating a historic stretch of Oakland, California's 7th Street, a historic hotbed of jazz and blues clubs during the 1940s and '50s.</p>
Mar 7, 2008   UC Berkeley