Preservation in Charleston & Savannah

Check out the recent coverage from CBS News on how Charleston and Savannah both 200 year old cities deal with historic preservation.  A great quote from Charleston Mayor Joe Riley highlights the importance of preservation in a city while also moving forward win modern times.  The design dilemmas they face and the creative concepts to solve them is perhaps what modern preservation is all about.

“A historic city should be a living place,” Riley said. “Because if you don’t have that, then it’s a former something. A former once-great city that now is pretty to see.”

Check out the article and video segment and see how you can impact your own city.

Two Southern gems - Charleston, S.C. (left), and Savannah, Ga. - struggle to preserve their historic charms without turning their backs on progress. CBS NEWS

Two Southern gems – Charleston, S.C. (left), and Savannah, Ga. – struggle to preserve their historic charms without turning their backs on progress. CBS NEWS

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/a-tale-of-two-cities-2/

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