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The proactive heritage development lobby EXISTS in Dunedin

Some say if we want to get serious about preserving heritage buildings, then maybe we are going to have to rethink how we go about paying for it. Others say if you buy a heritage building, then you should be prepared for what it might cost you and stop complaining. ODT

Allied Press Building. Image ©2011 Elizabeth Kerr

### ODT Online Mon, 21 Feb 2011
Refurbishing a numbers game
By Debbie Porteous
Everyone loves to see a historic building refurbished and in use, but there are inevitable hurdles to such renovation and reuse, especially when they involve buildings less fabled or publicly admired . . . From the point of view of people involved with redeveloping heritage buildings, the major impediment to redevelopment certainly appears to be the costs.
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Other stories:
Two perspectives on the Dunedin heritage buildings – Lois Galer & Robert Clark
South Dunedin highlights heritage
Dunedin chef puts to sea to make ends meet

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