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The National Main Street Center Program was introduced in November in six states, including North Carolina. The Program encourages economic development within the context of historic preservation.
The Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and the New Bern Preservation Foundation have significantly slowed the pace of demolition, and preserved over five-hundred intact historic buildings dating as far back as the 1700s. While preservation efforts have progressed, there is still doubt whether preservation can boost the economy.