Theses (Historic Preservation)

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Thesis or dissertation

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Presented to the Faculties of the University of Pennsylvania in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Historic Preservation 2004.
Advisor: Randall F. Mason


This graduate thesis analyzed the historical and current management of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. This analysis was aimed at investigating the causes and circumstances that led to the physical deterioration of the Marine Garden. Through this examination two main goals were set. Goal one, the reassessment of the historic values specific to the gardens and Marine Garden and goal two, the provision of recommendations for the management, maintenance and interpretation for the gardens and Marine garden specifically.



Date Posted: 01 November 2006