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Untapped Potential: Reuse and Revitalization in American Cities

If older buildings contribute measurably to the success of cities, why are so few of them “protected” in the traditional sense? In cities across the country, the Preservation Green Lab has measured the number of pre–World War II buildings against the number of buildings designated as historic...

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Untapped Potential: Strategies for Revitalization and Reuse

Recognizing the environmental, economic, and community benefits of the reuse of vacant and blighted property, the National Trust for Historic Preservation formed the Partnership for Building Reuse in conjunction with the Urban Land Institute in 2012 to enhance opportunities for reuse in major...

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Introducing the Historic Neighborhoods of Philadelphia National Treasure

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is thrilled to announce our newest National Treasure, the Historic Neighborhoods of Philadelphia. In this complex and deeply historic American city, the Trust is furthering our commitment to defining the role of older buildings and blocks in advancing...

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Unlocking the Potential of Detroit’s Neighborhoods: The Partnership for Building Reuse

Avalon International Breads has been located in a converted storefront on the Cass Corridor for nearly 20 years. | Credit: Adam Jacobs Photography Though many cities across the country have experienced rapid growth followed by steep economic decline at some point in their...

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Partnership for Building Reuse: Detroit

A national collaboration between the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Urban Land Institute, the Partnership for Building Reuse fosters market-driven reuse of vacant and underused buildings in cities across the country that are faced with different challenges and opportunities....

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Building on Chicago’s Strengths: The Partnership for Building Reuse

Although Chicago is internationally famous for its historic architecture and diverse, distinctive neighborhoods, just how much of the city’s built environment is older and historic may be surprising. Half of the currently standing 502,000 buildings were built before 1926, and 63 percent were...

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Partnership for Building Reuse: Chicago

Chicago’s older buildings are known the world over as incredible architectural assets. The city is experiencing growth and investment that is bringing population, employment, and vitality back to the city. Townhomes are being rehabilitated and new apartment blocks are sprouting up near...

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Partnership for Building Reuse: Los Angeles

Learning from Los Angeles: Reusing and retrofitting vacant and underused buildings, including more than 10 million square feet of vacant space in the urban core, can help Los Angeles grow more sustainably and meet changing market demands for new uses such as creative office space or housing. ...

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Partnership for Building Reuse: Philadelphia

Retrofitting Philadelphia: What can be done to extend the benefits of revitalization to more neighborhoods and citizens of Philadelphia? The latest in the Partnership for Building Reuse research series, Retrofitting Philadelphia explores the challenges and opportunities related to building...

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Partnership for Building Reuse: Baltimore

Building on Baltimore's History: Leveraging Baltimore's historic assets to support successful and equitable revitalization across the city. Attempting to answer the question of why building reuse has brought new opportunity to certain areas of the city, while other neighborhoods have not yet...

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