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April 10, 2019

Architecture Days tours provide glimpse of Dubuque's history through its buildings

Dubuque holds tours of historic sites that are not open everyday. This lets people know about the secrets that it holds.

February 04, 2019

The Tax Credit that is History in the Re-Making

Former Senator Bill Frist, M.D. shares his thoughts on how we can best preserve and celebrate our past, while also meeting our communities’ needs for economic investment and job creation, through historic tax credits.

January 02, 2019

Preservation Magazine's Favorite Photos from 2018

What's The turning of a new year is a time for reflecting on the past while planning for the future, and for me it's become the season when I Iook back on all of the amazing places the National Trust has shared with our supporters through the pages of Preservation magazine. Historic preservation is something that can be described without images, but that only tells half the story. While the importance of a place to our shared history is easy to convey with words, the beauty and vitality of historic landscapes and architecture is best left to photography. Below, I've selected some of my favorite images that were published by Preservation in 2018.this item about? What makes it interesting? Write a catchy description to grab your audience's attention...

November 02, 2018

Finding Dubuque: An Iowa City Rediscovers Its Sense of Place

Never, in 15 years of writing about historic preservation, had I heard so many people utter the words “historic tax credits” with such passion and reverence.

Our opinion: Tax credits need scrutiny, not broad brush

Where government budgets are tight — and where aren’t they these days? — lawmakers and others invariably look for places to cut and economize. As they should. Even in more favorable fiscal times, they should.

Possible Historic Tax Credit cut could impact downtown Davenport development

Possible Historic Tax Credit cut could impact downtown Davenport development

Federal Historic Tax Credit Properties

A total of 257 Federal Historic Tax Credit projects received Part 3 certifications from the National Park Service between fiscal year 2002 through 2016, resulting in over $1 billion in total development.

DeKalb's Historic Egyptian Theatre: A Pharaoh-Inspired Space Gets a Lively Afterlife

For decades, when the people of DeKalb, Ill., have spent an evening out at the movies, or attended a concert or other event, they’ve done so under the watchful eye of Ramses II.

Podcast Regarding Historic Tax Credits

Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about the major tax bill expected to be released tomorrow and the legislative hurdles that were cleared to get to this point. 

Trump’s Tax Plan Might Do Away with the Program that Helps Renovate Historic Architecture

The Reagan Administration’s Historic Tax Credit program comes under fire in this week’s newly released tax plan

Blum looks to keep historic tax credits in reform package

Tax reform is expected to be introduced in the U.S. House this week, but details are sparse as to what it will contain. U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, R-1st District, is fighting to ensure one particular provision is included.

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