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

Involve Local Stakeholders

Rosin Preservation prepared a National Register nomination for a historic district that includes 59 buildings in the commercial core of downtown Altus, in southwest Oklahoma. Because the project was initiated by a developer pursuing historic tax

Develop a Baseline: Survey

Rosin Preservation completed a historic resources survey of Westport, Kansas City’s oldest extant neighborhood. Settled as an outfitting stop on the Westward Trails, the area has multiple, individually-listed properties and is locally acknowledged and appreciated

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

In the Know
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.

Wabi-Sabi 7

The transoms still work! We also love the layers of wallpaper in the historic apartment spaces above a circa 1880 commercial building in Topeka, KS. Wabi-sabi is a Japanese concept that celebrates authenticity and finds beauty