In North America there are many historical building that need to be preserved. Specifically, in the United States there are many historical buildings of events that happened during the time when racism and segregation was a big thing. Popular culture and globalization are providing danger to the preservation of these important historic buildings because they don’t share the information and the history that happened in the past. Having historic buildings and landmarks is going to help the future generations have an idea of how the things were like before they were born.
Preserving old buildings not only benefits a community's culture and identity, but also its businesses and local economy. Some old buildings that people tear down can have something very valuable. For example, a building in Knoxville was about to get destroyed but then the owners saw that it had heart-pinewood, a large clerestory, a font awning adorned with theunusuaii tinted " Opalescent glass. Old buildings can bring to memory a city's culture and complexity.
Racism Is The Millstone Around The Necks Of Both Black and White People. Black history is really important to know because they contributed to the sciences, industry, and world trade, and religion and philosophy. It's important to know this information of history because we can fix some mistakes that others were doing at the time. If we preserve the old buildings many people will learn the truth about history of African Americans.
“Whatever is good in its kind ought to be preserv’d in respect for antiquity, as well as our present advantage, for destruction can be profitable to none but such as live by it.” - Nicholas Hawksmoor Preserving buildings is good because it teaches and gives us new information. It helps in education and as well as in the economy.
The African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund plans to raise $25 million toward restoration and community outreach efforts for overlooked historical sites with connections to Black history. The National Trust for Historic Preservation helps protect and promote historic buildings. It promotes threatened Black historical sites. They help preserve many buildings and raise money to keep them going.