Historic Districts

Districts or areas designated by a governing body as being culturally or historically significant, or embodying distinctive characteristics of a period, method of construction, or inhabitants.

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historic districts
historic district
area, historic
areas, historic
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heritage zones
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zones, heritage
historische wijken Dutch
historische wijk Dutch
distritos históricos Spanish
distrito histórico Spanish

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Former administrative or electoral districts that have been designated by a modern governing body as being culturally or historically significant, or embodying distinctive characteristics of a period, method of construction, or inhabitants. For historic areas of a city or town, use "historic quarters."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300000737. The J. Paul Getty Trust.