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Subject Description

Historic Landmark Preservation

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.

Taxonomy Code: TA-280.350

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