When confronted to various situations every day, we often wonder what happens with the historic buildings in Romania. Are they protected and how? What chances do we have to pass on to the posterity what we inherited from our predecessors, i.e. an intact and authentic heritage? Is the Law No 422 of 18 July 2001 concerning the protection of the historic buildings really protecting and being implemented? As to structural interventions, are there specific rules concerning the historic buildings in Romania? And if not, what issues is the operator confronted with in the case of such buildings? These are the questions this article tries to find answer to.
Keywords: “Grandfather’s House”, authenticity, law on the protection of the historic buildings, rules