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More stories about Preservation

  • Historic rehabilitation still hot

    Developers are using more federal historic rehabilitation tax credits than ever before, even though many historic buildings in prime locations have already been restored, according to a joint study of the program by Rutgers University and the National Tru

  • Hotel revived to serve seniors

    Shawnee, Okla. -- A $9.2 million historic preservation project has transformed a dilapidated landmark into 61 elegant, affordable apartments for seniors and a renewed source of community pride.

  • WHEDA puts more money into preservation

    Madison, Wis. — The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Develop-ment Authority (WHEDA) has committed another $10 million to its Wisconsin Saving Our Stock (SOS) program, which focuses on preserving Sec. 8 units.

  • RD creates new Sec. 515 preservation program

    Congress has allocated the first few million dollars for what advocates hope will become a massive new program to refinance aging rural housing projects.

  • Tool Test: Trim Routers

    For light routing, these laminate trimmers do more with less

  • Great import: Yin Yu Tang

    Should you ever find yourself in historic Salem, Mass., skip the wacko occult shops — okay, stock up on black candles or whatever — and head over to the Peabody Essex Museum for a walk-through tour of beautiful Yin Yu Tang, an estate built circa 1800 to 1825 in Southeastern China.

  • A Handyman's Guide to Self-Preservation

    Keeping Tabs on Income

  • Interview Getting Into Insurance Work

    Insurance work may look like a gravy train of good-paying remodeling jobs, but there's a lot more to it. An adjuster-turned-restoration specialist explains the ropes.

  • Products

    Satellite-dish mounting platform; maintenance-free door frame; windows; heating products; historic restoration

  • Backfill: Down to the Sea in...a House?

    Moving a house by barge