F O R H I S T O R I C P R E S E R V A T I O N
First, a simple definition of Historic Preservation is the "identification, protection and enhancement of historic resources."
The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation defines an historic resource as "any prehistoric or historic district, site, building, object, or other real or personal property of historical, architectural, or archaeological value, and folk life resources. Historic preservation in communities has been shown to boost local economies by creating jobs, increasing property values, and bringing in heritage tourism dollars.
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According to the City of Fort Lauderdale’s historic preservation ordinance or code, the criteria for the designation of a local landmark or district must be based on one or more of the following criteria:
The building, site, structure or group of buildings has significant architectural or aesthetic significance if it has the following attributes:
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Our Vision is a County that believes in preserving its historic resources and sites to enhance its identity, economy and quality of life. We feel that we have that responsibility to future generations.
We collaborate with and support other preservation groups to help build the bridge with developers, elected official and corporate leaders to preserve our County.
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Sailboat Bend Historic Neighborhood
Why it matters
While Broward County is only 100 years young, we have built a history worth preserving. With historic preservation comes tax incentives and many other benefits for property owners.
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Steven Glassman, President
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Hartland McDonald, Secretary
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Dave Parker, Director
Erica Bennett, Director