University of Vermont Historic Preservation Program

HP 205 Historic Preservation Law

Robert McCullough

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAW
COURSE SYLLABUS - FALL, 2018


University of Vermont - Graduate Program in Historic Preservation
HP 205 (Fall - 2018), 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 28th:    Introduction and Library Tour

2. Thursday, August 30th:    Documents 1 and 4


PART 1 - FEDERAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAWS

Class and Date                        Reading Assignment

3. Tuesday, September 4th:     Documents 5-7

4. Thursday, September 6th:    Documents 8
Assignment No. 1 Due                     

5. Tuesday, September 11th:     Documents 9-14
      
6. Thursday, September 13th:     Documents 15-19

7. Tuesday, September 18th:     Documents 20-23
      
8. Thursday, September 20th:     Documents 24-26
                     
9. Tuesday, September 25th:     Documents 27-28
    Assignment No. 2 Due 
                          
10. Thursday, September 27th:     Documents 29-30

11. Tuesday, October 2nd:     Documents 31-35
          


PART 2 - STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAWS

Class and Date                        Reading Assignments
                  
12. Thursday, October 4th:       Documents 41- 43.

13. Tuesday, October 9th:        Moot Environmental Commission Hearing
                                                  Voluntary Review Session.  6:30 P.M.   
                                               
14. Thursday, October 11th:     Mid-Term Examination



PART 3 - LOCAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION LAWS

Class and Date                        Reading Assignments

15. Tuesday, October 16th:     Document 44

16. Thursday, October 18th:     Documents 45-47
                                  
17. Tuesday, October 23rd:     Documents 48-49

18.  Thursday, October 25th:     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 30th:     Document 50-53

20. Thursday, November 1st:     Documents 54-58
                  
21. Tuesday, November 6th:     Documents 59-63

22. Thursday, November 8th:     Documents 64-65



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

Class and Date                        Reading Assignments

23. Tuesday, November 13th:     Documents 66-67

24. Thursday, November 15th:     Documents 68-71

25. Tuesday, November 20th:     Thanksgiving Recess

26. Thursday, November 22nd:     Thanksgiving Recess

27. Tuesday, November 27th:     Documents 72-74

28. Thursday, November 29th:     Documents 75-77

29. Tuesday, December 4th:     Documents 36-40 (Archeology)                                       

30. Thursday, December 6th:     European Preservation Laws / Review                

31. Thursday, December 13th:     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)