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Why Do Old Places Matter? Beauty

Beauty remains at the heart of why people care about old places. http://blog.preservationleadershipforum.org/2014/02/07/old-places-matter-beauty #whyoldplacesmatter #preservation

Why Do Old Places Matter? Memory

Why Do Old Places Matter? An Introduction

Why Do Old Places Matter? Continuity

Why Do Old Places Matter? Individual Identity

Places are key triggers for both individual memory, such as those very personal memories I recalled above, and collective memory, the memory shared by the larger society http://blog.preservationleadershipforum.org/2013/12/04/old-places-matter-memory/ #preservation #history

Keeping and using old places is one of the most environmentally-sound things a person or community can do—more than building or buying anything new that claims to be “green.” http://blog.preservationleadershipforum.org/2014/10/30/old-places-sustainability #whyoldplacesmatter #preservation

Why Do Old Places Matter? Civic, State, National, and Universal Identity

When I ask people why old places are important, a frequent answer is that old places provide people with a sense of continuity. But this idea of a sense of continuity, which so many people obviously feel, is not often explained. What does this sense of continuity mean, how does it tie to old places, and why is it good for people? Read more from our series: http://blog.preservationleadershipforum.org/2013/11/21/old-places-continuity #preservation #thisplacematters

Place des Vosges , Paris

The Church of All Souls, Langham Place The church was completed in December 1823 to a design by John Nash.

Wall House, Hoornsemeer, Groningen, Netherlands. Architect: John Hejduk.

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Howell Opera House: Love our time capsule 1881 Opera House in downtown Howell #oldplacesbeauty Why do old places matter? Community. pic.twitter.com/6ruJdkWAgv

Mincks-Adams Hotel | Buildings in the National Register of Historic Places | Tulsa Preservation Commission

World Trade Center New York 1978

Fan vaulting, King's College Chapel, Cambridge

John Soane's Dulwich Picture Gallery

Will Rogers High School | Buildings in the National Register of Historic Places | Tulsa Preservation Commission