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More stories about Preservation

  • The Case for Preservation

    Last September and October, housing officials sat across a table from the owners of Starrett City, the nation’s largest privately owned affordable housing complex, located in Brooklyn, N.Y.

  • Model Home for Sale

    Every year since 2001, home builder Cape Associates of North Eastham, Mass., has built a playhouse replica of a local historic building. Past models have included the town library, the Coast Guard station, and the famous Outermost House, which was swept off the beach during a winter storm in 1978.

  • Historic Wisconsin Brewery Becomes Workforce Housing

    LA CROSSE, WIS. The Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center here had a difficult time attracting and retaining employees due to the lack of quality affordable housing in its area.

  • Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

    outstanding achievement | exterior lighting

  • Mazama Capital Management, New York City

    Tasked with bringing a sense of the Pacific Northwest to a historic building in midtown Manhattan, architecture and interior design firm Tobin+Parnes Design Enterprises (TPDE) created a functional, contemporary office space on the 37th floor in the landmark Seagram Building for Portland...

  • Quality, Schedule, Price: Pick Two

    All clients come to the table with a set of unspoken expectations, some of which they may not even be aware of. Because these assumptions will inform every decision they make, it's important to bring them into the open and prioritize them early on. This will help you decide whether you and the...

  • Historic Tax Credits Remain Strong

    One basic law of Newtonian physics—what goes up must come down—seems not to apply to prices for federal historic rehabilitation tax credits.

  • Building on History

    SAN DIEGO -- The former Wyoming National Bank building sat empty for more than two decades, with little hope for it to ever be restored.

  • Utilizing Historic Tax Credits

    Historic tax credits can be a great development tool for affordable housing developers, though navigating the regulatory process can be tricky, said panelists at AHF Live.

  • Church, Going

    Stricken by falling attendance and a major scandal, the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is closing 65 parishes. As other cities grapple with the same problem, what becomes of America's urban churches?