Measure of Change, A

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Measure of Change, A

  • 1977 ----- color ----- 29 min ----- 16mm
  • Examines the efforts of an urban renewal program to help reverse the slow economic and physical deterioration of a community and shows how this served to awaken public awareness of the value and potential of preserving rich architectural heritage. Documents Newburyport, Massachusetts' ten year effort to rehabilitate her nineteenth century commercial center, emphasizing the critical role that citizen groups played in reversing an earlier demolition plan and their continued efforts to ensure quality urban design.
  • Topics: (Architecture, Urban Planning/Restoration)