Politics of Historic Districts A Primer for Grassroots Preservation
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Politics of Historic Districts is your political battle plan in a fight to designate a local historic district. Thirty-four brief chapters cover everything you need to know about the politics of organizing a grassroots campaign and what you have to do to win. By explaining how and why historic districts are politically created, it is an indispensable resource for anyone studying or working in local preservation today.
List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 9/15/2006
Size: 6.09" wide x 9.18" long x 0.64" tall
|Introduction: What D'ya Know?
|Before You Take Another Step
|Thinking Politically about Historic District Designation
|How It Starts
|A Walk through the Designation Process
|On Planning and Strategy
|Our Strategic Line: A Community in/within Conflict
|Makers, Breakers, Takers, and Shapers: The Political Field of Play
|Leadership and Organization
|Working with Shapers
|A Practical Vision
|Thinking Politically about Design Guidelines
|Sticks and Stones
|The Campaign Kickoff
|Community Meeting Arrangements
|Your Community Presentation
|FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions
|Thinking Politically about Q&A: The Moving Pattern of Opponents' Challenges
|Our Refraining Q&A Strategy
|Answering Opposition Questions I: From "Distrust of Them" to the "Pivotal Shift"
|Answering Opposition Questions II: From the "Pivotal Shift" to "Distrust of Us"
|Skirmishing with Radical Property Rightists
|Reaching Out to the Opposition
|Moving on to City Hall
|Working with the Press
|A Civic Vision
|The Politics of Public Hearings
|A Conversation with a Lobbyist
|A Checklist for One-on-One Meetings
|Our Public Hearing Presentation
|The Politics of Compromise
|Winning the Vote
|About the Author