Economic Impacts of Redevelopment on Historic Building Preservation and Private Property Ownership in the City and County of San Francisco


  • Natalie Simotas SFSU



This study by Natalie Simotas investigates the economic ramifications of redeveloping historic buildings in San Francisco, considering its impact on both the preservation of cultural heritage and private property ownership. Amidst urban renewal and real estate pressures, the delicate balance between historical conservation and property rights is under strain. Through an analysis of historical preservation laws, property regulations, and redevelopment projects, this research aims to uncover the complex economic consequences of these interactions, shedding light on the intricate interplay between urban development, heritage preservation, and individual property ownership in a rapidly changing urban landscape.