An opposition to inferior change and cultural decay
Who to call
The Recent Past Preservation Network (mid-century modern, retro, vintage, googie, space age preservation)
In the business? Get the book: Preservation Yellow Pages: The Complete Information Source for Homeowners, Communities, and Professionals (published by the National Trust)
Also recommended: Historic Preservation for Professionals (a comprehensive full-systems approach)
Corporate Chains, Big Boxes, Franchises
“Fast Food Fascism” by Joyce Marcel shows how the corporate franchise chains are making everything ugly and bland
HP is not just buildings and architecture … all manners of design are part of “cultural preservation” including the dumbing-down of logos and packaging and the doing-away with “outdated” or “old-fashioned” things for clearly inferior replacements.