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The preservation of historic structures - Saving our connections to our past

The preservation of historic structures – Saving our connections to our past

Throughout the centuries, man's story has been represented in many aspects. Whether it is through his ancient writings, artifacts or in archaeological sites, man's imprint is undeniable.  With each new discovery, another chapter unfolds shedding more light on the everyday lives of our ancestors.  History has, for the most part, dictated the styles, construction modes and uses of homes throughout the world. Each building, from...

Benefits of Historic Building Preservation

Benefits of Historic Building Preservation

Many may wonder why anyone would choose historic building preservation over building something brand new. Historic building restoration provides many benefits to a community and preserves a link to the past. Preserving historic buildings can also prevent urban sprawl in many communities, as restoring existing buildings may eliminate the need to build something new. Preservation is also an eco-friendly option. It...