Before we delve into the barriers to and incentives for Smart Growth and infill redevelopment in our upcoming blog series, here is a refresher on a simple but important question: What does Smart Growth have to do with Historic Preservation?

At first glance the two might seem like very different movements, but a closer look reveals a significant overlap in their strategies and goals. The following PreserveCast episodes explore this intersection, from creating density through infill redevelopment to developing resilient and sustainable communities through adaptive re-use and transit-oriented design.

Tune in to the episodes below to learn more!

The Intersection of Historic Preservation and Smart Growth with Kimberly Golden Brandt of Smart Growth Maryland

Transit-Oriented Development with David Adler

Building Small: Socially Responsible and Resilient Placemaking with Jim Heid

Building Resilient Communities and Saving History with Senator Sarah Elfreth

Sustainability, Equity, and Preservation: A Conversation with Dr. Erica Avrami