Historic preservation investments are revitalizing economies and adding jobs around the nation. Preservation expert Donovan Rypkema shares lots of data and his own thoughts about the role of preservation in boosting economic success.

Enjoy this lecture from the 2013 Placemaking Conference in Norman, Oklahoma, hosted by The University of Oklahoma Institute for Quality Communities on April 3, 2013.

Donovan Rypkema is a leading voice in historic preservation. He is Principal of PlaceEconomics, specializing in services for clients who are dealing with neighborhood revitalization and the reuse of historic structures.

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