Maimoon Palace Heritage District in Medan, Indonesia: What We Preserve and why we Preserve?
Rahman, N. Vinky
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Preservation includes both tangible and intangible elements. In a historical tourism area, the identity of a place indicates a unique place and motivates preservation for it can support the quality of life by giving personal experiences and driving economic growth. Maimoon Palace Heritage District is a tourism area known as Medan city landmark whose landscape was formed during Dutch Indies period. By combining qualitative and quantitative method, this study aims to determine the preservation aspects based on place identity. The finding shows that preservation should include elements of historical buildings, historical stories, the experience of the past, and availability of public facilities to support the identity of the place.