What is the difference between local, state, and federal level historic designations?

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

All registration programs recognize and protect historic properties. Each designation, however, has its own criteria for significance, integrity standards, processes, owner consent requirements, levels of protection and opportunities for funding

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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.