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listed building

(in Britain) a building officially recognized as having special historical or architectural interest and therefore protected from demolition or alteration

listed building

Any building designated as being of historic architectural interest by one of the many organizations dedicated to the preservation of historic architecture.
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The city's architectural preservation, meanwhile, has won international awards, and no place in the world has done as good a job on earthquake preparedness.
A discussion about ownership and access questions, he said, might include a look at laws restricting private property in the name of environmental protection or architectural preservation.
Beer says Portland's commitment to architectural preservation is a key to the survival of neighborhood theaters and the commercial districts around them.
While it may be true that government-directed interests in architectural preservation have been refocused toward a broader definition of heritage, this change has positive implications.
The Baltimore City Commission on Historical and Architectural Preservation will now oversee requests to alter historic buildings in those sections of the city.<br />"Being familiar with the operation of CHAP and having reviewed the ordinances, MHT is satisfied that the historic preservation intent and objectives of the MOA would effectively be fulfilled by the ordinances, and determined that the MOA is no longer needed," according to the Baltimore Development Corp.
The restoration and conservation project is focused on architectural preservation and encompasses historical research, conservation technology and joint U.S and Pakistani academic outreach and scholarship.
Holcomb (city planner, Baltimore Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation) pens this updated edition outlining the history of northeast Baltimore from its use as a hunting ground for the Susquehannocks through its days as a rural retreat for Baltimore merchants and into the modern day as a diverse city suburb, outlining an American transition from settlement to suburb.
The Mayo Group has made historic and architectural preservation a priority, an important factor since much of its property faces the city's historic and newly refurbished Common.
commitment to architectural preservation. In the spirit of an early
In response to this, and other stories of underhand and irresponsible property stewardship, three foreign journalists have helped set up a conservation group--the Moscow Architectural Preservation Society (MAPS)--to try to save Moscow's heritage.
The primary concern of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board remained a commemorative plaque program, while from the 1930s onward the branch increasingly shouldered responsibility for architectural preservation, site development and tourism promotion.
Merging an obsession with crossovers between landscape architecture and architecture, an admixture of soil mechanics, and a concern for the ecological and social impact of the human act of construction, Morgan (architectural preservation, U.
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