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Archive for December, 2010

PMN 2010: 02-Regulating New Construction in Historic Districts (Enhanced)

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Evolving a Better set of Guidelines for Historic Districts in Minneapolis

Presented by Phillip Koski, AIA, President-Elect, AIA-Minneapolis, Former Chair, Minneapolis HPC. Part 2 of a session presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference.

Few building projects evoke more opinions, public meetings, and discussion than new construction in historic districts. As preservation goals have become more mainstream and as the number of local historic districts has grown, so has the number of new construction projects proposed and reviewed by local communities and preservation commissions. This session will explain the basic procedures governing the review of new construction projects in historic areas.

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PMN 2010: 01-Regulating New Construction in Historic Districts (Enhanced)

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Infill design in Historic Districts

Presented by Eleanor Gorski, Assistant Commissioner, Department of Zoning & Land Use Planning, Historic Preservation Division, City of Chicago. Part 1 of a session presented at the 2010 Preserve Minnesota Conference.

Few building projects evoke more opinions, public meetings, and discussion than new construction in historic districts. As preservation goals have become more mainstream and as the number of local historic districts has grown, so has the number of new construction projects proposed and reviewed by local communities and preservation commissions. This session will explain the basic procedures governing the review of new construction projects in historic areas.

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PMN 2010: Preserving Local Landmarks with Limited Resources

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Myrick Howard, President, Preservation North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

Myrick Howard, President, Preservation North Carolina, Raleigh, NC

Got a problem property in your neighborhood or downtown? If so, don’t sit on the sidelines and hope for the best. Consider how citizens in your community might use real estate tools to gain control over the property and find a new buyer who will renovate it. Do you need lots of money? Not necessarily. Find out how preservation advocates have teamed up to change the course of their communities through direct property work.

Audio recording is of first part of workshop. Myrick Howard, President, Preservation North Carolina, Raleigh, NC, presenter.

PMN 2010: Tax Credits and the Power of Money

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Speakers Bonnie McDonald, Executive Director, Preservation Allicance of Minnesota and Natascha Wiener, MN State Historic Preservation Office

Speakers Bonnie McDonald and Natascha Wiener

The Minnesota Rehab Tax Credit was signed into law in April 2010 as an incentive to stimulate job growth, increase local tax base and revitalize communities across the state by encouraging private investment in historic properties.

Bonnie McDonald, Executive Director, Preservation Alliance of Minnesota and Natascha Wiener, from the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office present.