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From Vacancy to Vitality: Quantifying Infill Opportunity in Little Havana, Miami

As part of the National Trust’s role in developing the Little Havana Me Importa Revitalization Plan , the National Trust’s Research & Policy Lab explored pathways to accommodate neighborhood change without losing the older, smaller buildings that give the area its architectural character...

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Partnership for Building Reuse Helps Support Code Change in Chicago

By Beth Mattson-Teig Editor's Note: There are almost 500,000 buildings in the city of Chicago. Nearly two-thirds were built before 1945. For years, an outdated city building code made repair of these buildings more expensive and time consuming than new construction projects. That will change...

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Research & Policy Lab Insight: Percent Locally and Nationally Designated

The staff of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Research & Policy Lab will be sharing short insights that use the lab’s data analysis and visualization capabilities to demonstrate the power and potential of preservation. We hope you’ll find these insights engaging, dynamic,...

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Research & Policy Lab Insight: Building Age By Era of Construction

The staff of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Research & Policy Lab will be sharing short insights that use the lab’s data analysis and visualization capabilities to demonstrate the power and potential of preservation. We hope you’ll find these insights engaging,...

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Reset to Default: Making Building Reuse the New Normal

2019 Hidden in Plain Sight Adaptive Reuse Summit presentation by Jim Lindberg, Vice President of the Research & Policy Lab at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Presented March 1, 2019 in Norwalk, CT. #ReUrbanism #OlderSmallerBetter #ResearchandPolicyLab

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Forum Webinar: Opportunity Zones and the Preservation Community

Last week the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Government Relations department, the National Trust Community Investment Corporation’s (NTCIC) , and Main Street America cohosted Preservation Leadership Forum’s most recent Forum Webinar , which explored both the opportunities and...

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Accessory Dwelling Units in Historic Districts: A Denver Case Study

By Jessica Hanlon Accessory dwelling units (ADUs)—also known as carriage houses, granny flats, or even garage apartments—are an important and effective strategy for accommodating density without demolition. When thoughtfully sited, scaled, and designed, ADUs can be neatly nestled into the...

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New Research: Cultural Heritage and the Risk of Displacement in African American Neighborhoods

The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Research & Policy Lab is launching a major new study about the connections between preservation, affordability, and risk of displacement in historically African American neighborhoods in 10 cities across the United States. Supported through...

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