An analysis of the nearly 200 grants Landmarks Illinois has awarded over the past 33 years shows recipients were able to use the LI funding to ultimately save an important historic resource and to leverage additional funds needed to finish a large-scale historic preservation project. The study reviewed a total of 192 grants awarded between … Continue reading “No Small Change: The Grant Programs of Landmarks Illinois”
This week we will probably hear the proposals for tax reform coming from the leadership in Congress. In anticipation of possible recommendations that the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit might be a target for elimination, PlaceEconomics Principal, Donovan Rypkema, wrote this list of 38 reasons why it should be retained. Feel free to circulate if you think it … Continue reading “38 Reasons to Keep the Federal Historic Tax Credit”
The study focused on projects completed over the past ten years (2007-2016) that used historic tax credits. Included in the analysis were building rehabilitations that used the Louisiana Commercial Historic Tax Credit, the federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit, or both.