Need to Measure Outcomes of Historic Districts

Updating a previous article published on this website in 2021, Greater Greater Washington recently published new data showing the impact historic districts could be having on both entrenching segregation and catalyzing the displacement of Black residents.

Read the article by CPSG’s Bob Ward here.

Be sure to take the Office of Planning’s survey on their Racial Equity Action Plan, and let them know that measuring the outcomes of historic preservation is critical to assessing its impact. The benefits of historic preservation are self-evident. But we are not measuring the costs.

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