Term Historic Landmark Preservation
Code TA-2800.3500
Definition Programs that acquire, protect, maintain and make available to the public, properties including districts, sites, buildings, structures, landscapes and objects that have historic, architectural, archeological, engineering or cultural significance. Historic landmarks are locations that are associated with historic events or the lives of persons of historical importance; represent significant aspects of the cultural, political or economic heritage of the community; embody distinctive characteristics of type, period or method of construction; represent the work of a recognized master; possess high artistic value; or have yielded or are likely to yield information that is important to history or prehistory.
Created 7/12/99
Changed 10/14/08
Use References Heritage Properties Preservation
Historic District Preservation
Historic Home Preservation
Historic House Designation Assistance
Historic Site Designation
Historic Site Preservation
See Also References Historic House Museums (TA-5500.3000-300)
Living History Museums (TA-5500.3000-400)
External Classification Terms Arts, Culture and Recreation (AIRS AR-100)
Arts, Culture and Recreation (CAN AR-100)
Historical Societies & Historic Preservation (NTE A82)
Historic Preservation (UW 5.2.05.02)
Historic Preservation & Conservation (NPC A04.04)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References "Questions People Often Ask About Historic Preservation in Seattle", Seattle Department of Neighborhoods -- Urban Conservation Division, http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/preservation/landmarks_faq_basic.htm NOTE: Now titles “Frequently Asked Questions”.

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