Map showing active PACE states and proposed legislation

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PACE Financing

PACE Financing can help finance efficiency improvements in historic tax credit rehab projects. We're pleased to host this guest commentary from Kate Hangge of Twain Financial Partners What is PACE Financing? Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) makes

A Tailored Strategy

Every Main Street community has a unique story to tell. No two communities have the same built environment, opportunities, or challenges. Tailoring a strategy for preservation planning will help your community convey-- and capitalize-- on

Integrity Revealed

A thoughtful re-examination of buildings in an existing historic district can identify resources that may previously have been overlooked as non-contributing. While improvements cannot add integrity to a building, reversing non-historic alterations can reveal integrity

Revisit Historic Status

Most of downtown Denison, Texas forms a historic district, but the National Register nomination prepared in 1983 did not specify which properties were contributing resources. This lack of clarity became problematic after passage of the

Adventures in Preservation
Missouri River Runner

A trip from Kansas City to St. Louis on Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner offered a distinct and alternative travel experience to the towns along the route. Rather than approaching from the Interstate and passing through

In the Know

Thirty-five (35) states have a state historic tax credit (HTC) that can be used in tandem with the federal rehabilitation credit. Just as architecture and accents vary by state, so do historic tax credit requirements

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Historic Structure Reports

Rehabilitating a historic building often requires a little extra care and finesse. In this series, we discuss how honoring traditional materials and construction techniques can make a building shine. This post discusses the anatomy of a

In the Know

Thirty-four (34) states have a state historic tax credit program that can be used in tandem with the federal program. Just as architecture and accents vary by state, so do the historic tax credit programs.