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What’s so hard about historic preservation?

Why are historic preservation projects so difficult and expensive? The most obvious answer is that architects, engineers, and contractors cannot see and never really know for sure what is within the floors, walls, and ceilings of an old building until they get into the project. When designing and building a new structure, every detail is […]

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Making the Case for Historic Preservation

Part of our mission is to make the case for historic preservation, partly because it creates economic development in addition to cultural capital, but also because an old building contributes to the time capsule of city planning, architecture and construction as they were understood and practiced in the early 1900s.

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