What is historic preservation?

by Andrew Shaffer  on June 27, 2018 | | No comments

Historic preservation seeks to preserve and protect buildings, structures, objects, districts, natural and man-made landscapes, historic and archaeological sites and associated artifacts of historical significance for the use and enjoyment of future generations.

About the Author

Andrew Shaffer is the California Preservation Foundation’s Engagement Director. His job includes sharing stories of CPF’s work and collaborating with members and partner organizations on preservation issues across California. Prior to joining CPF, he studied at the University of San Francisco and the University of Wisconsin, where he specialized in LGBTQ history, preservation, and activism. Andrew is a transplant to San Francisco and loves showing off his adopted hometown to people from all over the world.