Monday, December 13, 2004

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Local Laws Already Bar Alterations ( "Local Laws Already Bar Alterations
Intervention by Trusts Is Rare for Preservation
By Joe Stephens
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, December 12, 2004; Page A15
Historic trusts promote facade easements as a backstop to local preservation laws. If a city chose to ignore those laws, some preservationists argue, the trust that holds the easement could step in to protect the streetscape.
But the overwhelming majority of easements have been donated in the District and New York, which have two of the nation's strongest preservation programs. "

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