Preservation vs Private Property Rights

Ceiling In Alfred Browning Parker designed home

Several recent  articles have highlighted the issue of preservation vs private property rights.  I want to clarify that I am for historic preservation of relevant buildings but I think if it is done retroactively, it infringes on private property rights.

Both the Miami Herald building, sold to Genting Malaysia, and a Robert Browning Parker home in Gables Estates, currently listed for sale by Helen Nicastri of Coldwell Banker, have come before preservation boards with different outcomes.

A home in north Gables on Minorca and another in Miami Beach on Star Island are further examples of preservation boards trying to designate properties as historic when new owners purchased the property and applied for demolition permits.

If a property is designated as historic, it cannot be torn down and there are restrictions on the amount and type of  renovations that can be done.  You can check with local preservation boards to see if the property you are purchasing is on their list prior to purchasing, but if it is not on the list should a local board be able to designate it when you apply for permits to demolish or refurbish?  To protect your investment, if you are planning to purchase a property built in the 1920’s-1960’s (Old Spanish, Art Deco and MiMo architectural styles) and want to renovate or demolish it, contact the local historic preservation board during your due diligence/inspection period.

 

 

About The Author

Jennifer Wollmann

Comments

  1. Watch movies online free January 12th, 2019 at 3:23:17 am

    Good information. Lucky me I ran across your site by chance (stumbleupon). I’ve book marked it for later! http://myemma8blog.weebly.com/blog1/watch-movies-online

  2. dyson v8 cordless vacuum January 9th, 2019 at 4:32:09 pm

    Thanks for sharing, this is a fantastic blog article.Much thanks again. Really Great.

  3. click here January 8th, 2019 at 5:47:21 pm

    I love reading through a post that will make people think. Also, thank you for allowing for me to comment! https://www.diigo.com/user/bblogeorma

  4. visit January 2nd, 2019 at 10:09:31 pm

    Your Blog is so unique in comparison to other folks I have read stuff from. Many thanks for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I will just bookmark this site. https://penzu.com/public/d570a73e

  5. news January 2nd, 2019 at 10:36:41 am

    I used to be able to find good info from your articles. https://issuu.com/my1websa/docs/how-to-gain-compensation-for-an-on-

  6. click Helios7 December 29th, 2018 at 1:35:24 pm

    Your writing style is really unique in comparison to other people I have read stuff from. Many thanks for posting when you have the opportunity, Guess I will just bookmark this page. click here http://www.helios7.com/lifestyle/spirituality/

  7. govt jobs December 25th, 2018 at 11:35:04 am

    I?m not sure where you’re getting your information, but good topic. I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding more. Thanks for excellent information I was looking for this information for my mission. https://penzu.com/public/43968212

  8. melatonina comprar December 23rd, 2018 at 9:46:27 am

    Great blog article. Awesome.

  9. http://www.Governmentjobsvacancies.com December 21st, 2018 at 11:09:19 am

    Really enjoyed this article post.Really looking forward to read more. Fantastic.

Leave A Comment

Affiliates & Brokerages