The Sustainability of Urban Heritage Preservation: The Case of Oaxaca de Juarez

Aug 2010
This paper presents the main findings of a case study of the preservation of the historic center of Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico. The historic center of Oaxaca can be considered a well-preserved area with expanding social, cultural, and economic urban activities. The case study analyzes the key factors that led to Oaxaca's success in the preservation of its historic center.