University of Vermont Historic Preservation Program

HP 205 Historic Preservation Law

Robert McCullough

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAW
COURSE SYLLABUS - FALL, 2017


University of Vermont - Graduate Program in Historic Preservation
HP 205 (Fall - 2017), Historic Preservation Law
Tuesday and Thursday: 4:25 to 5:40 P.M., Wheeler 101
Robert McCullough
212 Wheeler House - Phone: 802-656-9773
Home Page: www.uvm.edu/~rmccullo
E-Mail: Robert.McCullough@uvm.edu



INTRODUCTION: PERSPECTIVES ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Class and Date                               Reading Assignment

1. Tuesday, August 29th                  Introduction and Library Tour

2. Thursday, August 31st                 Documents 1 and 4


PART 1 - FEDERAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAWS

Class and Date                                Reading Assignment

3. Tuesday, September 5th                Documents 5-7

4. Thursday, September 7th              Documents 8
Assignment No. 1 Due                     

5. Tuesday, September 12th              Documents 9-14
      
6. Thursday, September 14th             Documents 15-19

7. Tuesday, September 19th              Documents 20-23
      
8. Thursday, September 21st             Documents 24-26
                     
9. Tuesday, September 26th              Documents 27-28
    Assignment No. 2 Due 
                          
10. Thursday, September 28th           Documents 29-30

11. Tuesday, October 3rd                  Documents 31-35
          


PART 2 - STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAWS

Class and Date                              Reading Assignments
                  
12. Thursday, October 5th              Documents 41- 43.

13. Tuesday, October 10th              Moot Environmental Commission Hearing
      Voluntary Review Session
      7:00 P.M.   
                                               
14. Thursday, October 12th            Mid-Term Examination


PART 3 - LOCAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAWS

Class and Date                             Reading Assignments

15. Tuesday, October 17th            Document 44

16. Thursday, October 19th           Documents 45-47
                                  
17. Tuesday, October 24th            Documents 48-49

18.  Thursday, October 26th          Moot Preservation Commission Hearing (Assignment No. 4)


PART 4 - CONFLICT: DUE PROCESS, TAKINGS, RELIGIOUS PROPERTIES, AUTHORITY, AND SPECIAL PROBLEMS

Class and Date                             Reading Assignments

19. Tuesday, October 31st             Document 50-53

20. Thursday, November 2nd        Documents 54-58
                  
21. Tuesday, November 7th           Documents 59-63

22. Thursday, November 9th         Documents 64-65

 
PART 5 - PERIPHERY: REAL PROPERTY LAW, ECONOMIC AND TAX INCENTIVES, ARCHEOLOGICAL RESOURCES

Class and Date                              Reading Assignments

23. Tuesday, November 14th         Documents 66-67

24. Thursday, November 16th        Documents 68-71

25. Tuesday, November 21st          Thanksgiving Recess

26. Thursday, November 23rd       Thanksgiving Recess

27. Tuesday, November 28th         Documents 72-74

28. Thursday, November 30th        Documents 75-77

29. Tuesday, December 5th            Documents 36-40 (Archeology)                                       

30. Thursday, December 7th          European Preservation Laws / Review                

31. Tuesday, December 12th          Final Exam: 4:30 to 7:15


READINGS: (Required): Edited volume of course materials.

SUPPLEMENTAL READINGS: Sara C. Bronin and J. Peter Byrne, Historic Preservation Law (New York: Foundation Press, 2012)