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Arizona's New Historic Preservation Officer Hopes to Boost Economic Development

Published: Friday, August 26, 2016 - 6:08pm
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(Photo by Christina Estes - KJZZ)
Pierson Place historic neighborhood in Phoenix.

Arizona will be getting a new State Historic Preservation Officer in the next couple of weeks.  That person sets policy for managing cultural resources and historic preservation in Arizona.

Kathryn Leonard has worked with the office, known as SHPO, in the past, both as an employee and in the private sector.

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