Attachment to the Physical Age of Urban Residential Neighborhoods: A Comparative Case Study of Historic Charleston and I'On

Jeremy C. Wells, Clemson University


To counter the over-reliance of historic preservation research and practice on objective, expert values by understanding how people subjectively value and are attached to the age and design of traditionally-designed urban residential neighborhoods. How does the age of traditionally designed, urban residential environments affect the degree and character of place attachment for residents?