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Investment in Connecticut: The Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation

Location: Connecticut
Client: Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office
Date: 2011

Connecticut’s rich built heritage has a positive impact on Connecticut’s communities and economy today. This study has looked at the programs of Historic Preservation and Museum Division of the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism. Specifically, it has evaluated the last ten years of activity in tax credit and grant programs. We have discovered positive impact on Connecticut and its economy in four broad areas: Jobs, Community Quality, Sustainable Growth, and Leveraging Resources.

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