HERM 342/542: General Principles of Planning Historic Places/Issues in Planning Historic Places Report a Broken Link

HERM 342: General Principles of Planning Historic Places and HERM 542: Issues in Planning Historic Places study the complexity of assessing and preserving heritage value. The courses look at significant debates in the field and the purpose of historic place planning, methods of assessment, regulation, conservation, and interpretation.

Unit 1


Taylor, C. J. “Chapter 7: The Politics of Historic Sites in the 1950s and 1960s”; “Chapter 8: Conserving the Architectural Landscape, 1954–67”; and “Appendix 4: Heritage Agencies in France, Britain, the United States, and the United Nations.” In Negotiating the Past: The Making of Canada’s National Historic Sites and Parks, pp. 138–168, 201–205; notes 227–229. Montreal: McGill–Queen’s University Press, 1990.
Lowenthal, David. “The Practice of Heritage.” In The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History, 2nd ed., pp. 148–172, 273–278. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006
Kelleher, Michael. “Images of the Past: Historical Authenticity and Inauthenticity from Disney to Times Square.” CRM: Journal of Heritage Stewardship 1, no. 2 (Summer 2004): 6–19.
Wells, Jeremy C. “Authenticity in More than One Dimension: Reevaluating a Core Premise of Historic Preservation.” Forum Journal 24, no. 3 (Spring 2010): 36–40.
Gordon, Alan. “Heritage and Authenticity: The Case of Ontario’s Sainte-Marie-among-the Hurons.” Canadian Historical Review 85, no. 3 (September 2004): 507–531.
International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). “History of the Venice Charter.” In The Venice Charter (1964–2004) 40th Anniversary. 2004.

Home page: ICOMOS, International Council on Monuments and Sites

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). International Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites (The Venice Charter1964) [Adopted by ICOMOS in 1965].

Home page: ICOMOS, International Council on Monuments and Sites

Unit 2


Pearce, Susan M. “The Making of Cultural Heritage.” In Values and Heritage Conservation: Research Report, pp. 59–64. Edited by Eric Avrami, Randall Mason, and Marta de la Torre. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2000.

Home page: The Getty

Taylor, C. J. “Some Early Problems of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.” Canadian Historical Review 64, no. 1 (1983): 3–24.
Litt, Paul. “Pliant Clio and Immutable Texts: The Historiography of a Historical Marking Program.” Public Historian 19, no. 4 (Fall 1997): 7–28.
McKay, Ian. “History and the Tourist Gaze: The Politics of Commemoration in Nova Scotia, 1935–1964.” Acadiensis 22, no. 2 (Spring 1993): 102–138.

Unit 3


Thomas, Lee, and Julie Middleton. Chapters 1–5, and 7. In Guidelines for Management Planning of Protected Areas. Best Practice Protected Areas Guidelines Series, No. 10, pp. 1–63, 69. Switzerland and Cambridge, UK: IUCN Gland, 2003.

Home page: IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature

Unit 4


Clark, Kate. “Introduction.” In Capturing the Public Value of Heritage: Proceedings of the London Conference 25-26 January 2006, pp.1–4. Edited by K. Clark. Swindon, UK: English Heritage, 2006.

Home page: Historic Environment Local Management (HELM)

Australia ICOMOS: International Council on Monuments and Sites. The Burra Charter: The Australia ICOMOS Charter for Places of Cultural Significance 2013. Burkwood, Australia: Australia ICOMOS, 2013.

Home page: Australia ICOMOS

Mason, Randall. “Assessing Values in Conservation Planning: Methodological Issues and Choices.” In Assessing the Values of Cultural Heritage: Research Report, pp. 5–30. Edited by Marta de la Torre. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2002.

Home page: The Getty

MacLean, Margaret G. H., and David Myers. Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site, Parks Canada: A Case Study. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2003.

Home page: The Getty

Unit 5


Municipal Heritage Partnership Program, Alberta Culture and Community Spirit. “Part 4: Evaluating Historic Places.” In Creating a Future for Alberta’s Historic Places, pp. 5–42. Edmonton: Alberta Culture and Community Spirit, 2008. (Select "Part 4: Evaluating Historic Places" from the list of links.)

Home page: Municipal Heritage Partnership Program

Kalman, Harold. “The Evaluation.” In The Evaluation of Historic Buildings, pp. 4–27. Ottawa: Parks Canada, 1980.
Parks Canada, Federal Heritage Buildings Review Office. FHBRO Evaluation Criteria. 2017.

Home page: Parks Canada

Parks Canada, Canada’s Historic Places. Canadian Register of Historic Places: Writing Statements of Significance. Parks Canada, 2006.

Home page: Parks Canada

Municipal Heritage Partnership Program, Alberta Culture and Community Spirit. “Identifying Historic Places. Part I: Conducting a Municipal Heritage Survey.” In Creating a Future for Alberta’s Historic Places, pp. 4–43. Edmonton: Alberta Culture and Community Spirit, 2008. (Select "Part 1" from the list of links)

Home page: Municipal Heritage Partnership Program

Unit 6


City of Calgary, Land Use Planning and Policy Planning, Development and Assessment. “Background,” “The Calgary Heritage Strategy,” and “Incentives.” In Calgary Heritage Strategy 2008, 2–21. Calgary, 2008.

Home page: City of Calgary

Heritage Canada Foundation. Brief to the Standing Committee on Finance: Recommendations for Tax and Spending Measures to Stimulate Private Sector Investment in Heritage Properties. 2008.

Home page: Heritage Canada Foundation

Heritage Canada Foundation. Paving the Way: A Roadmap for Heritage and Development. Ottawa: Heritage Canada Foundation, 2008.

Home page: Heritage Canada Foundation

Ontario Ministry of Culture. Front matter, “Introduction to Designation,” and “ The Designation Process.” In Designating Heritage Properties: A Guide to Municipal Designation of Individual Properties under the Ontario Heritage Act, 1–12. Toronto: Queen’s Printer, 2006.

Home page: Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Culture

Pannekoek, Frits, and Michael McMordie. “Covenants: An Introduction.” In Heritage Covenants and Preservation: The Calgary Civic Trust, 1–14, 242–243. Edited by Michael McMordie and Frits Pannekoek. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2004.
Alberta Culture and Tourism. Alberta Historic Places Designation. Government of Alberta, 2017.

Home page: Government of Alberta Culture and Tourism

Laberge, Jean, Francoise Caron, and Claudine Dauphinais. “The Innovative Approach that Led to the Mount Royal Protection and Enhancement Plan and the Signing of the Mount Royal Heritage Pact.” City and Time 4, no. 3: 5.

Home page: City&Time

Unit 7


ICOMOS Canada. Appleton Charter for the Protection and Enhancement of the Built Environment. 1983.

Home page: ICOMOS Canada

Parks Canada. Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada. 2nd ed. Ottawa: Parks Canada, 2010.

Home page: Canada's Historic Places

Fram, Mark . "Careful Conservation." In Well-Preserved: The Ontario Heritage Foundation’s Manual of Principles and Practice for Architectural Conservation, pp. 39-55. 3rd ed. Erin, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press, 2003.

Unit 8


Cassar, May. “Sustainable Heritage: Challenges and Strategies for the Twenty-First Century,” APT Bulletin: Journal of Preservation Technology 40, no. 1 (2009): 3–11.
UNESCO. Intergovernmental Meeting of Experts (Category II) Related to a Draft Recommendation on the Conservation of the Historic Urban Landscape. [Report and revised text of the draft Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape] UNESCO, 2011.

Home page: UNESCO

Elefante, Carl. “The Greenest Building Is…One That Is Already Built.” Forum Journal: The Journal of the National Trust for Historic Preservation 21, no. 4 (Summer 2007): 26–38.

Home page: National Trust for Historic Preservation

McClelland, Michael. “Learning from the Distillery District.” Canadian Architect 50, no. 2 (February 2005): 20–24.
Rypkema, Donovan. “Culture, Historic Preservation and Economic Development in the 21st Century.” Paper submitted to the Leadership Conference on Conservancy and Development, Yunnan Province, China, September 1999.

Home page: Columbia University

Shipley, Robert, Steve Utz, and Michael Parsons. “Does Adaptive Reuse Pay? A Study of the Business of Building Renovation in Ontario, Canada.” International Journal of Heritage Studies 12, no.6 (November 2006): 505–520.

Unit 9


The ICOMOS Charter for the Interpretation and Presentation of Cultural Heritage. (Ename Charter). Proposed Final Draft. April, 2007.

Home page: Ename Charter

MacLean, Terry. “The Making of Public History: A Comparative Study of Skansen Open Air Museum, Sweden; Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia; and the Fortress of Louisburg National Historic Site, Nova Scotia.” Material History Review 47 (Spring 1998): 21–32.
Osborne, Brian S. “Moose Jaw’s ‘Great Escape’: Constructing Tunnels, Deconstructing Heritage, Marketing Places.” Material History Review 55 (Spring 2002): 16–28.
Government of Canada. “Introduction,” “Current Situation and Needs,” and excerpt from “Current Management Strategy for Batoche.” In Batoche National Historic Site of Canada Management Plan. Ottawa: Parks Canada, 2000. (Read only pages 1-15.)

Home page: Parks Canada

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Klippenstein, Frieda Esau. “On a New Approach to Heritage Presentation at National Historic Sites.” Research Links 7, no. 2 (Summer/Autumn 1999): 14–15.

Home page: Government of Canada Depository Services Program

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Unit 10


Birnbaum, Charles A. “Protecting Cultural Landscapes: Planning, Treatment and Management of Historic Landscapes.” Preservation Brief 36. United States National Park Service, 1994.

Home page: US National Park Service

Buggey, Susan. “Associative Values: Exploring Nonmaterial Qualities in Cultural Landscapes.” APT Bulletin: Journal of Preservation Technology 31, no. 4 (2000): 21–27.
Bull, Natalie, and David Panton. “Drafting the Vimy Charter for Conservation of Battlefield Terrain.” APT Bulletin: Journal of Preservation Technology 31, no. 4 (2000): 5–11.
Mitchell, Nora J. “Considering the Authenticity of Cultural Landscapes.” APT Bulletin: Journal of Preservation Technology 39, no. 2/3 (2008): 25–31.
Hucker, Jacqueline. “‘Battle and Burial’: Recapturing the Cultural Meaning of Canada’s National Memorial on Vimy Ridge.” The Public Historian 31, no. 1 (February 2009): 89–109.
Mitchell, Nora, Mechtild Rössler, and Pierre–Marie Tricaud (Authors/Ed.). “Introducting Cultural Landscapes.” In World Heritage Papers No. 26. World Heritage Cultural Landscapes: A Handbook for Conservation and Management, 15–30. Paris: UNESCO, 2009.

Home page: UNESCO

Canada's Historic Places. “Guidelines for Cultural Landscapes, Including Heritage Districts.” In Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada, pp. 49–93. 2nd ed. Canada's Historic Places, 2010.

Home page: Canada's Historic Places