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Planning & Historic Preservation: How Can Planners and Preservationists Work Together?

Planning & Historic Preservation: How Can Planners and Preservationists Work Together?
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    Planning & Historic Preservation: How Can Planners and Preservationists Work Together? Planning & Historic Preservation: How Can Planners and Preservationists Work Together? Presentation Transcript

    • Planning & Historic Preservation• How can planners and preservationists worktogether?• What can local planners do to advance theinterests of preservation?
    • Quick ReviewLocal Preservation Organizations• Local Historic District Commission – responsible forregulatory review of historic districts created under MGLChapter 40C• Historical Commission – responsible for preservationadvocacy and planning• Historical Society – private, non-profit organization
    • Historic Resources Buildings Structures Landscapes Cemeteries Objects Archaeological Sites
    • Preservation Opportunities Throughthe Master Plan Process• Highlight historic & cultural resources• Educational tool to begin dialogue on preservationissues and opportunities• Coordinate efforts to preserve community characterthrough preservation of historic resources• Initiate efforts to adopt regulatory tools for preservation
    • Incorporating Historic PreservationObjectives in Local Master PlansFacilitiesOpen SpaceEconomicDevelopmentTransportationHousing
    • Highlight Issues Affecting HistoricResources & Community Character•Incompatible newconstruction•Mill preservation•Loss of historicfarmland andoutbuildings•Preservation ofrural character•Protection ofscenic roads &stone walls
    • Historic & Cultural PreservationPlans• Foster appreciation of historic & cultural resources• Begin dialogue with other town boards, committees– Planning Board– Community Preservation Committee– Conservation Commission– Cemetery Commission– Building Department– Municipal Facilities– Town Clerk• Share resources & build awareness of activities• Identify opportunities to collaborate on preservationefforts
    • What Can Planners Do?• Attend a historical commission meeting• Institute an annual or bi-annual meeting of municipal boardsand committees to discuss planning & preservation concernsand opportunities• Engage in public education efforts with local officials andgeneral community to foster appreciation of historic & culturalresources• Encourage community to consider a historic preservationplan and assist with implementation efforts• Identify opportunities for zoning regulations to assistpreservation efforts
    • Springfield HistoricalCommission
    • Mattoon Street LHDSpringfield Historical Commission
    • H H RichardsonNorth Congregational ChurchSpringfield Historical Commission
    • Forest Park Heights LHDSpringfield Historical Commission
    • Forest Park Heights LHDSpringfield Historical Commission
    • McKnight LHDSpringfield Historical Commission
    • McKnight LHDSpringfield Historical Commission
    • Lower Maple LHDSpringfield Historical Commission
    • Maple Hill LHDSpringfield Historical Commission
    • First Church &Richardson Court HouseSpringfield Historical Commission
    • Peabody & StearnsUnion Trust CompanySpringfield Historical Commission
    • Springfield ArmoryNational Historic SiteSpringfield Historical Commission
    • Springfield Armory--STCCSpringfield Historical Commission
    • SPT ProjectThe Female SeminarySpringfield Historical Commission
    • CDBG Project - BeforeSpringfield Historical Commission
    • CDBG Project - AfterSpringfield Historical Commission
    • Springfield Tornado – June 2011Springfield Historical Commission
    • Tornado DamageSpringfield Historical Commission