American Professor Discusses Historic Preservation

jannelle-warren-findley_historic_preservationThe Consulate hosted a lecture on November 5 by Arizona State University professor Jannelle Warren-Findley on America’s awakening to the importance of historic preservation, and the role of government and civic organizations in saving historic structures and culturally important landscapes. Professor Warren-Findley also discussed with audience members the challenges of balancing urbanization, growth and development with protecting the historic cultural legacy of the built environment, in a Chinese context.