JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 1, Article 7 (pp. 113 to 119)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 2003, Volume 42, Number 1, Article 7 (pp. 113 to 119)

TECHNOLOGY FOR CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: THE HISTORIC HOUSE TRUST INFORMATION SYSTEM

BENJAMIN HAAVIK



AUTHOR INFORMATION

BENJAMIN HAAVIK received his B.A. in American history from Haverford College in 1995 and his M.S. in historic preservation from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998. In that year, he began working for the Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust Inc. of Philadelphia, where he directed the Fairmount Park Cultural Resource Inventory, a two-year project that used geographic information systems (GIS) to map all the cultural resources in the park system. In 2001, Haavik joined the Historic House Trust of New York City, where he created the Historic House Trust Information System. As deputy director, he oversees all property management, cultural landscape, curatorial, preservation, conservation, and capital projects. He is also working with the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation to inventory and maintain its cultural resources using GIS. Address: Historic House Trust of New York City, The Arsenal, Room 203, Central Park, New York, N.Y. 10021


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