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for Carolina Planning Vol. 3 Issue 2, Fall 1977
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Historic preservation can play an important role in achieving the objectives of a local housing policy which stresses neighborhood revitalization. This article suggests the growing importance of preservation as a housing strategy and illustrates how preservation in one North Carolina city, Wilmington, has helped to stimulate public investment and revitalization in the central city.
Inner city neighborhoods, although in need of preservation and improvement, may not offer attractive options for investment. The author suggests a strategy of reinvestment for stabilization of the market that would allow for improved housing conditions in such neighborhoods.