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New Engineering Buildings-Final Designs unveiled

2013-05-03 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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Preservation: Going it alone?

2013-04-09 Posted By: Patty Weaver

For fans of cable television, it might not seem so hard to rehabilitate a historic building. Watching HGTV and shows such as This Old House empower and educate building owners—and sometimes skim over the realities of older buildings. read more

Preservation: When Specialization Matters

2013-04-09 Posted By: Patty Weaver

Rehabilitating a historic building has many benefits, and tax incentives make it an increasingly attractive option. But approaching your project like new construction could cost you more than expected—in time, money and sleepless nights.

A little expertise goes a long way, especially with larger, complex rehabilitations or when pursuing federal tax credits. Here’s where the right advisors at the right time can make life easier: read more

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Documenting the condition of Riverfront Community Center's exterior sandstone with a sounding hammer.

Have you heard of the 179D Tax Credit?

2013-03-01 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds

Save your building while saving energy

2013-02-05 Posted By: Patty Weaver

The Solar Debate

2013-02-05 Posted By: Patty Weaver

As the use of renewable energy continues to grow, historic buildings are slowly beginning to incorporate solar technology. If you’re considering solar, the National Trust for Historic Preservation offers the following guidelines:

Science & Technology Education: Rethinking Lecture Halls?

2013-01-30 Posted By: Birgitta Reynolds
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Eisenhower Ridge Building 19 Recognized with National Trust Award

2012-10-29 Posted By: Patty Weaver

Speaking Their Language

2012-10-09 Posted By: Patty Weaver

For many property owners, federal guidelines on historic buildings are only relevant to their one project — and it makes sense to let a design professional handle that. But...

The Myth of the Sacred Building

2012-10-09 Posted By: Patty Weaver

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When it comes to historic properties, there’s a myth that’s so prevalent most people take it as fact. It goes like this: don’t even think about altering that building. read more