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Views from the Road: A Community Guide for Assessing Rural Historic Landscapes

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Views From the Road is a practical handbook to guide local land trusts, planning agencies, and other community organizations in preparing inventories of rural hsitoric resources based on scenic roads. It rpovides a rational basis for land conservation efforts by integrating visual and aesthetic qualities of rural road corridors with the history of land use.

The book focuses primarily on two case studies, one in Georgia dn Florida and one in Kentucky, and presents a grassroots methodology for:

  • defining and determining visual resources
  • creating data inventories through collection techniques
  • conducting surveys to select, rank, and apply criteria for landscape classification
  • determining protection options
  • formulating corridor management plans

Synopsis:

A practical handbook to guide local land trusts, planning agencies and other community organizations in preparing inventories of rural historic resources based on scenic roads, Views from the Road presents a grassroots methodology for defining visual resources, conducting surveys, determining protection options, formulating corridor management plans, and more.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-165) and index.

About the Author

David H. Copps is field representative in the Conservation Services Program at the Trust for Public Land, Southeast Region in Tallahassee, Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559634120
Subtitle:
A Community Guide For Assessing Rural Historic Landscapes
Other:
Copps, David H.
Author:
Copps, David H.
Publisher:
Island Press
Location:
Washington, D.C. :
Subject:
Planning
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Historic sites
Subject:
Regional Planning
Subject:
Landscape assessment
Subject:
Historic preservation
Subject:
Historic preservation -- United States.
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Public Policy - Regional Planning
Subject:
Historic sites - Co
Subject:
Politics - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
33
Publication Date:
19950701
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
185
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 in

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