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With the rapid development of urbanism it is not difficult to hear from the news that historic buildings are being demolished everywhere around the world In a case study of the international city Shanghai Shao 2012 says as a result of global capitalism and the pursuit of economic growth some historic buildings were demolished Shao 2012 also puts that there is a conflict among the citizens the experts and the government and the politics in historic preservation To be more locally relevant according to Miller 2012 in Ohio counties like Seneca and Lorain some of the historic courthouses are facing the danger of demolishment or have already been demolished due to the lack of money in restoring and maintaining the buildings Miller 2012 says some people see the old courthouses as costly relics while others view them as centerpieces of their countiesThere are many forcesregulatory economic demographic technological can work against preserving historic neighborhood Lewis 2012 For example Lewis 2012 says private property owners and developers or governments propose eliminating parts of buildings contributing to their historic architectural character or demolishing historic buildings to make way for new buildings Those forces would be powerful because it urges people to pursue only self-interest regardless of preserving the historic architectures in their own neighborhood According to Lewis 2012 people are doing radical modification which may alter a streets historic feel to their neighborhood For example some people widen streets by adding lanes change sidewalk dimensions cut down street trees and remove historic paving materials or replace old streetlights with modern onesSo in Columbus which is a city of great historic sites preservation of historic buildings is needed in order to make it a place of cultural significance and boast rich historical heritage SolutionIn order to help preserve the historic sites in Columbus I want my audience to donate some of their time at weekends to volunteer in the Ohio Historical societyThere are many different jobs available
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