Insights by Christina Slattery

Will the historic tax credit survive?
Will the historic tax credit survive?

Donald Trump is the first president to have used the historic tax credit.

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White House budget proposal axes preservation funding
White House budget proposal axes preservation funding

The Trump administration’s proposed budget significantly reduces funding for historic preservation programs.

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Historic building inventory assists new development in Milwaukee
Historic building inventory assists new development in Milwaukee

A recent industrial building survey of Milwaukee is an excellent example of how historic preservation can be a catalyst for economic revitalization.

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Celebrate our national parks with a visit in 2017
Celebrate our national parks with a visit in 2017

Last year marked the 100 year anniversary of the National Park Service and the best way to continue to honor the celebration is by visiting a park.

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Architectural Record celebrates 125 years
Architectural Record celebrates 125 years

Architectural Record provides its choice of the 125 most important buildings over the last 125 years.

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Discovering history through Pokémon GO?
Discovering history through Pokémon GO?

The augmented reality mobile game has players traveling throughout cities to capture Pokemons on their mobile phones.

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Commercial landscape preservation
Commercial landscape preservation

The Society for Commercial Archaeology is devoted to preservation of the buildings, artifacts, structures, signs and symbols of the 20th century commercial landscape.

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Celebrated photographer of roadside architecture remembered
Celebrated photographer of roadside architecture remembered

John Margolies, considered the country’s foremost photographer of vernacular and roadside architecture, died on May 26 at 76 years of age.

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Prestressed concrete article wins historic preservation award
Prestressed concrete article wins historic preservation award

Congratulations Bob Frame and Rick Mitchell, who were recently awarded the David Stanley Gebhard Award by the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

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How to get inside history
How to get inside history

Many cities and local preservation organizations sponsor a day or entire weekend where buildings throughout a city are opened for free tours.

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