Theses Master's

Indicators of Success for Contentious Preservation Campaigns

Walsh, Ryan

Success of contentious campaigns advocating for the preservation of a threatened building is characterized by six indicators: (1) leadership, (2) conductivity, (3) numinosity, (4) publicity, (5) legal acuity, and (6) capital. This thesis identifies and defines the indicators through three case studies [Grand Central Terminal, City & Suburban Homes, and 2 Columbus Circle] and examines their future role in an evolving presimosphere. These six indicators can be used as a checklist, rubric, or quantitative estimator, thus offering campaign leaders additional information to aid in the development of their strategies and communication plans.


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Academic Units
Historic Preservation
Thesis Advisors
Wood, Katherine Tucker
M.S., Columbia University
Published Here
June 14, 2013