Historic Preservation and Going Green

Historic preservation and sustainability go hand in hand. There is a misconception that historic preservation tax credit (HTC) projects and LEED certified projects are mutually exclusive. On the contrary, green development and preservation can both be achieved when rehabilitating a historic building; thus, opening the door for developers and property owners to benefit from using […]

Are Modern Era Resources Historic?

Shopping centers, motels and skyscrapers — what do these buildings have in common? They are modern era resources that may be eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places and then eligible for the federal 20 percent investment tax credit for historic properties. As modern era resources are increasingly demolished in favor of […]