Historic District

September 2, 2012, 7am PDT
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.
Gapers Block
February 8, 2010, 1pm PST
The Royal Hawaiian Estates, a tiki-themed apartment complex built in 1962, was designated an historic district by the City of Palm Springs.
The Desert Sun (Palm Springs)
Blog post
December 1, 2009, 4pm PST
This Saturday, Nate Berg and I will be taking part in LA 2.0: Refresh, Reinvent, Re-Imagine, an event hosted by GOOD Magazine, Sheridan/Hawkes Collaborative and The Public Studio.  The goal is to brainstorm innovative solutions to improve the physical environment of Los Angeles.
Tim Halbur
September 12, 2009, 5am PDT
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.
The Desert Sun
March 19, 2009, 5am PDT
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.
San Francisco Chronicle
January 27, 2009, 2pm PST
This piece from <em>Preservation</em> magazine looks at how historic districts in Portland fall short in preventing incompatible uses.
Preservation
March 23, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>After years in waiting, two historic Victorian neighborhoods in Brooklyn are finally coming up for historic designation approval.</p>
The New York Times
March 17, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>New York City officials hope that a recently approved rezoning for Harlem will revive the neighborhood.</p>
The Economist
March 7, 2008, 10am PST
<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>
UC Berkeley