The French find a free-market solution to historic preservation

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January 5, 2011
Show-Me Institute
by Christine Harbin  
Posted in Commentary

"Turning Versailles into a hotel will have many positive consequences. More people will be able to enjoy the building than they do in the status quo, or if it were in ruins. Additionally, taxpayers won’t be forced to pay for the restoration, nor will the restoration compete with other government programs for funds. Another positive consequence is that the building and its history will be preserved." (01/04/11)  

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