Heritage, Volume 5, Number 2, Summer 1987 Page: 11
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ration and maintenance techniques. A smaller publication
in booklet form serves as a guide for tourists and local residents
alike who wish to explore the downtown or the
neighborhoods by car or on foot.
Local leaders have come to appreciate Georgetown's historic
character as an asset that does more than simply enhance
the city's charm for the enjoyment of its current inhabitants.
It also draws potential businesses, residents, and
tourists who add needed revenues to the city's economy.
Just like the fictional characters in ABC's "Doodles,"
people today continue to yearn for a place where the best
of the past is revered and allowed to survive for future
Many preservation challenges lie ahead as Georgetown
moves toward the 1990s. Historic structures will continue
to be threatened by demolition, removal, or neglect. New
construction, increased traffic flow, and economic and environmental
factors all will place increasing demands on the
city's inner area.
Georgetown must strive to balance a respect for its natural
and architectural resources with an aggressive effort to
provide up-to-date facilities and amenities to its citizens.
The city is actively arming itself with the preservation tools
it will need to retain its valuable and irreplaceable historic
Spend a day with history
and a night to remember. ..
At the Benchmark Inn in Historic Georgetown. With 100
modern, spacious rooms, a swimming pool & spa, and great
food and drink, you will enjoy the best of Georgetown, old
333 N. IH 35, GEORGETOWN, TEXAS 78628
Don't Be Surprised if the Owner
Fits You Himself
With 32 years of experience Frank Spruiell has distinguished
himself as a master tailor. Not only will you
choose from quality selections such as Frank's own
label suits, HMS, but you will receive the personalized
care you expect at reasonable prices. Stop in for a visit.
805 Main Street * Georgetown, TX 78626
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