Term: Spring 2018
Subject: Historic Preservation
Identifying and interpreting evidence of the cultural forces - early settlement patterns, transportation, industry, agriculture, planning, conservation - that have shaped our land, buildings, towns, and cities. Prerequisites: Admission to the Historic Preservation graduate program; or twelve hours of History and minimum Junior standing. Cross-listed with: HST 201.
Participants will devote a semester to preservation within an appropriate institution or agency. Prerequisite: HP 304 or HP 305.
This introduction to the professional practice of preservation planning traces the evolution of the historic preservation movement and examines contemporary preservation policy-making issues. Prerequisite: HP 200.
This course introduces students to professional practice methods for conducting historic site and structures surveys. National Register nominations, and rehabilitation investment tax credit application projects. Prerequisites: HP 200, HP 205.
An examination of the physical properties of historic building materials, their deterioration mechanisms, and strategies for assessing conditions, conserving and rehabilitating historic resources. Lecture and lab. Prerequisite: HP 206.
Total of six hours required.