Historic estates, prized examples of iconic architecture, sites were famous battles turned the course of history, and historic districts containing numerous examples of buildings and landscapes from a specific time period—all have been the subject of preservation efforts by both governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations. Today, a variety of efforts are underway to expand our notion of historic preservation to include less known, but no less culturally important, stories of our past.
Little-known artist colony helps redefine concept of preservation
By John King
San Francisco Chronicle
November 27, 2016