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Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation

additions/alterations must be complimentary in massing, size, scale, and architectural features
meet criteria for Federal Tax Credits
criteria override state and local regulations
historically significant items must be properly handled if discovered

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4 degrees of Historic Preservation

preservation
rehabilitation
restoration
reconstruction

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PRESERVATION

mostly repair and maintenance, sustaining form, integrity and materials. no additions. updating of MEP systems for code compliance and functional needs is allowed

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REHABILITATION

preserve features and areas which convey historical, cultural or architectural value. make suitable for comparable use through repair, alteration and/or addition

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RESTORATION

accurate depiction of the form, features and character at a specific time; removal of features from other stages, reconstruction of period elements. limited MEP updates and code-required elements allowed

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RECONSTRUCTION

depicting the form, features and details of a non-surviving site, landscape, building, structure or object at a specific time

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Eugene Emmanuel Viollet le duc

believed in restoring to a completed state (even if the building was not completed in the historic period depicted)Notre Dame, Mont Saine-Michele

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Paul Leon

approved of preservation but no addition

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John Ruskin

restoring or preserving a building dishonors it

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First city to establish a historic district

Charleston, South Carolina

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6 steps/ aspects of preservation

identify, retain, and preserve historic elements
stabilize deteriorated historic elements
protect and maintain historic elements (least intervention)
repair historic elements (match existing and document)
limited replacement of deteriorated historic elements (last resort, match existing and document)
address energy efficiency, accessibility, health and life safety