Heritage, Volume 5, Number 2, Summer 1987 Page: 9
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tion which resulted from that survey, Georgetown was able
to obtain National Register listings for fifty individual
dwellings, to designate a second neighborhood National
Register district, and to expand the boundaries of the
downtown district. Both studies were co-funded by the
Texas Historical Commission and the Heritage Society.
The maps, architectural descriptions, and photographs
contained in these studies have guided city leaders in directing
growth in a manner that is sensitive to Georgetown's
historic properties. As redevelopment of older areas occurs,
for example, city planners are attempting to control land
use in order to minimize adverse impact on adjacent neighborhoods.
As educational tools, the survey and nomination
have helped a number of related projects and publications.
Although new development is gradually encircling Old
Georgetown, newcomers seem to share with long-time residents
a respect and an enthusiasm for the city's established
neighborhoods and restored downtown, for it was that
aura of yesteryear which attracted them and which keeps
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