Why Bother with Historic Preservation

Michigan lawmakers are considering legislation that would, over time, significantly reduce the authority of local historic district commissions. Opponents of the legislation say the bills would have far-reaching impacts on Michigan’s historic resources. WDET’s Amy Miller spoke with Andrea Brown; Executive Director of the Michigan Chapter of the American Planning Association. She says it’s not clear who lobbied for the bills which were introduced by a group of Republican lawmakers.


Click on the audio player above to hear the entire interview.


Image credit: flickr

Aired on: Morning Edition
About the Author

Amy Miller

Producer, Detroit Today

Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.

amiller@wdet.org   Follow @wdetamy

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