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Old Cities, New Assets: Preserving Latin America's Urban Heritage

Eduardo Rojas

No 199 in IDB Publications (Books) from Inter-American Development Bank

Abstract: This book examines approaches to involving the private sector in preserving urban heritage. These include interventions by public and private stakeholders in Cartagena, Colombia; operation of a mixed-capital corporation in Quito, Ecuador; and a government-induced private investment program in Recife, Brazil.

Keywords: Urban heritage; elites; private sector role; historic preservation; public-private partnership; UNESCO World Heritage Sites; architecture; colonial cities; historic cities; rehabilitation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781886938625
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