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Already a leader in historic preservation, North Carolina has moved to the forefront again; this time its advance is through the Supreme Court's approval of of historic district regulations in North Carolina cities. The courts upheld the historic district ordinance for Raleigh's Oakwood neighborhood.
A call for the use of full historic restorations and the development of House Museums in a time where these practices are declining. This article suggests "adaptive use" has its place, but for some unique historic examples, compromise in use and structural change should be avoided. When a historic site is adapted for modern use the building's historic character is often overlooked.