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Opportunity Zones Come Into Focus

By now, you’ve probably heard about Opportunity Zones, but you may still not be sure whether to be excited, alarmed, or indifferent regarding their implications for your community. That’s no surprise—depending on whom you ask, Opportunity Zones constitute either the most significant federal...

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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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The Preservation Green Lab is Now the Research & Policy Lab

In recognition of its expanded scope and role, the Preservation Green Lab is now the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Research & Policy Lab . The Research & Policy Lab will continue to provide cutting-edge research and policy innovation to support the conservation and reuse...

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Building a People-Centered Preservation Movement in Atlanta

Editor’s note: May is Preservation Month, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation encourages you to celebrate the important places in your community. Can creating equitable and sustainable communities through a people-centered preservation movement—as well as the other key concepts...

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Untapped Potential: Eight Top-Line Strategies for Promoting Building Reuse

With millions of buildings throughout the United States lying vacant and underused, cities need innovative strategies to incentivize the reuse of older buildings and discourage their demolition. This poster outlines eight top-line strategies for promoting building reuse in various urban...

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Untapped Potential: Eight Top-Line Strategies for Promoting Building Reuse

This poster outlines eight top-line strategies for promoting building reuse in various urban contexts. Developed over the course of the five-year Partnership for Building Reuse between the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Urban Land Institute, these strategies originally appeared...

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First & Main: Local Elected Officials Fight for Main Street

By John Robert Smith Local elected officials are uniquely positioned to tell federal decision-makers what their communities need to flourish, and scores of them are uniting behind a new blueprint for prosperity in these smaller and midsized communities. The nonpartisan First & Main...

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TrustLive: Future City Summit—Keynote and Panel Discussion

​Recorded at PastForward 2017 in Chicago, this TrustLive explores how preservation can help in securing more sustainable and just cities. Featuring a keynote by Bryan C. Lee, Jr., Colloqate Design and a panel discussion including David Dudley, CityLab; Eleanor Esser Gorski, Department of...


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TrustLive: Future City Keynote—Bryan C. Lee, Jr.

​Recorded at PastForward 2017 in Chicago, Bryan C. Lee, Jr., founder and director, Colloqate Design, is the keynote speaker for TrustLive: Future City Summit—exploring how preservation can help in securing more sustainable and just cities. Sponsored by CityLab and John D. and Catherine T....