Historic preservation in inner city areas a manual of practice by Arthur P. Ziegler

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Published by Allegheny Press in Pittsburgh .

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  • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- United States.,
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  • Historic preservation -- United States.

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Statementby Arthur P. Ziegler, Jr.
LC ClassificationsE159 .Z5
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 77 p.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5321234M
LC Control Number72171721

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