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Preservation as a Way to Keep the Unwashed Out?

03 April 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Organized by: Harvard GSD
Venue: Francis Loeb Library, Gund Hall
48 Quincy St
Cambridge, MA

 Is historic preservation a way to keep out ‘the unwashed?” Join a frank examination of the relationship between preserving landmark buildings and gentrification. This lecture and discussion, part of Harvard’s Critical Conservation Collquia, will be held at the Graduate School of Design’s Gund Hall. 


Speaker(s): Kenneth T. Jackson, Ph.D.; Jacques Barzun Professor in History and the Social Sciences, Columbia University