Regenerating Pretoria's historical core: heritage as an asset for inner city development

Clarke, Nicholas J. and Corten, Jean-Paul (2011) Regenerating Pretoria's historical core: heritage as an asset for inner city development. In: ICOMOS 17th General Assembly, 2011-11-27 / 2011-12-02, Paris, France. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Abstract (in English)

The regeneration historical city centres requires an institutional framework to provide favourable conditions for appropriate private investments. The case of Pretoria shows that private investment can also precede (and provoke?) public intervention while capitalising on the iconic value some heritage structures present. In both approaches the main challenge is to identify and use development potentials of the historical features at stake.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Clarke, Nicholas J.
Corten, Jean-Paul
Languages: English
Keywords: historic town centres; case studies; urban renewal; development projects; economic ans social development; economic aspects; heritage; regeneration; private funding; public ownership; south africa; urban fabric; urban fabric analysis; urban areas; historic quarters; town planning; conservation of historic town
Subjects: C. ARCHITECTURE > 06. Structures of buildings
D. URBANISM > 02. Urban planning
D. URBANISM > 03. Town and country planning
D. URBANISM > 04. Rehabilitation
H. HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 13. Historic town centres
H. HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 26. Urban settlements
J. HERITAGE ECONOMICS > 02. Economic impact of heritage
Name of monument, town, site, museum: City of Tshwane, South Africa; Pretoria, South Africa
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 2011, 17th
Depositing User: intern icomos
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2012 11:40
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2023 12:57
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