HALS at 10 Years !!!!!!!!!! (Those are Upside-down Candles)
This newsletter is dedicated to a celebration of the progress made in the first decade of the HALS (Historic American Landscapes Survey) efforts co-sponsored and championed by the ASLA in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS).
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What is Historic Landscape Preservation?
The recent critique by Jackie Bowring in Landscape Architecture Magazine, “Lament for a Lost Landscape,” (October 2009, p. 128) is an interesting view of historic landscape preservation. Bowring alludes to the cultural meaning and values that exist in the most unlikely places.
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The Historic American Landscapes Survey Inventory Form: How Does it Work?
The Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) has benefitted greatly in 2009 with the submission of 60 completed HALS Inventory (HALSI) forms for California, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Florida, and North Carolina landscapes.
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Arizona Historic American Landscapes Survey Efforts
The Historic American Landscape Survey (HALS) was established with the hope that documentation of significant historic American landscapes will provide a formal record and increase awareness of these threatened national treasures. The Arizona ALSA Chapter became involved in the documentation program in March 2007
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The Oklahoma Experience
Historic cultural landscapes are an important part of the world’s cultural heritage. Cultural landscapes provide an opportunity to understand historic landscapes through examples of built work showing how people related to their natural environment, provided housing, developed an economy, socialized, and created the spaces we can still experience today
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Historic American Landscapes Survey in Florida
The Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) was established only recently in Florida and now is growing vigorously within the ASLA Florida Chapter. In 2006, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) appointed David Driapsa as the HALS First District Officer, and ASLA concurrently appointed him as HALS Liaison.
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Georgia's Historic Landscape Initiative
Georgia’s Historic Landscape Initiative is directed at supplementing the national HALS effort. While carried out on a smaller scale and following less stringent standards than those prescribed by the national HALS Program, Georgia’s Historic Landscape Initiative has, nevertheless, played an
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Historic American Landscapes Survey: Making a Difference across the Country
As a former National Park Service (NPS) intern completing HALS documentation for a historic farmstead in Sharpsburg, Maryland, I had no idea that the program in which I was participating would later sweep across the nation, becoming a full-force landscape documentation program.
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HALS at 10 Years !!!!!!!!!! (Those are Upside-down Candles)
What is Historic Landscape Preservation?
The Historic American Landscapes Survey Inventory Form: How Does it Work?
Arizona Historic American Landscapes Survey Efforts
The Oklahoma Experience
Historic American Landscapes Survey in Florida
Georgia's Historic Landscape Initiative
Historic American Landscapes Survey: Making a Difference across the Country
 

 

Andrew Kohr, ASLA, Chair
(678) 689-2377
adkohr@gmail.com

Earen Hummel, ASLA, Vice Chair
(970) 484-6073
ehummel@bellefontainecemetery.org  

Tina Bishop, ASLA, Chair-Elect
(303) 477-5244
tina@mundusbishop.com

David Driapsa, ASLA, HALS Coordinator
(239) 591-2321
agarden@naples.net