tailored strategy

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A Tailored Strategy

Every Main Street community has a unique story to tell. No two communities have the same built environment, opportunities, or challenges. Tailoring a strategy for preservation planning will help your community convey-- and capitalize-- on...

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Integrity Revealed

A thoughtful re-examination of buildings in an existing historic district can identify resources that may previously have been overlooked as non-contributing. While improvements cannot add integrity to a building, reversing non-historic alterations can reveal integrity...

Denison Report - Final.pdf

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Revisit Historic Status

Most of downtown Denison, Texas forms a historic district, but the National Register nomination prepared in 1983 did not specify which properties were contributing resources. This lack of clarity became problematic after passage of the...

Atlus Historic District

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Involve Local Stakeholders

Rosin Preservation prepared a National Register nomination for a historic district that includes 59 buildings in the commercial core of downtown Altus, in southwest Oklahoma. Because the project was initiated by a developer pursuing historic tax...

Schuyler Main Street

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Designate to Protect and Incentivize

Understanding the types of historic resources that exist in a community is the first step toward harnessing their power. Creating a National Register historic district is the next critical step. Not only are historic buildings...

Westport

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Develop a Baseline: Survey

Rosin Preservation completed a historic resources survey of Westport, Kansas City’s oldest extant neighborhood. Settled as an outfitting stop on the Westward Trails, the area has multiple, individually-listed properties and is locally acknowledged and appreciated...

MO river runner map

Adventures in Preservation
Missouri River Runner

A trip from Kansas City to St. Louis on Amtrak’s Missouri River Runner offered a distinct and alternative travel experience to the towns along the route. Rather than approaching from the Interstate and passing through...

Albert Pike After

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Arkansas

Thirty-five (35) states have a state historic tax credit (HTC) that can be used in tandem with the federal rehabilitation credit. Just as architecture and accents vary by state, so do historic tax credit requirements...

Weston Tobacco Barn 2

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Historic Structure Reports

Rehabilitating a historic building often requires a little extra care and finesse. In this series, we discuss how honoring traditional materials and construction techniques can make a building shine. This post discusses the anatomy of a...