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Cherishing Heritage, Preserving Community - Celebrating 50 Years of the Upper Leeson Street Area Residents Association

Cherishing Heritage, Preserving Community - Celebrating 50 Years of the Upper Leeson Street Area Residents Association
50 years ago, Dublin was under attack from uncontrolled development and indiscriminate destruction of its architectural heritage. In south Dublin, a group of residents mobilised to resist the rezoning of their area for office use.
Our Price: €40.00
ISBN/EAN9781527226838
Stock: -44
Publisher: Independently Irish Published
Author: SLEVIN, FIONA
Format: Hardback
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Since 1968, the Upper Leeson Street Area Residents’ Association (Ulsara) has fought a successful campaign to preserve the residential character of its neighbourhood. This book tells the association’s story. It also tells how the south Dublin suburb developed and outlines the challenges for the future. The Ulsara story has resonance and relevance beyond its location, and shows how vision, active citizenship and perseverance can be harnessed to achieve lasting benefits.
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