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From Vacancy to Vitality in Little Havana

With contributions from Carson Hartmann In many cities across the country, older neighborhoods are experiencing intense development pressures. City planners, preservationists, and residents are considering how to maintain community identity while also accommodating growth. In such scenarios,...

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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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Mapping Where History and Opportunity Meet

With contributions from Shaw Sprague and Dan Watts Included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, Opportunity Zones are perhaps the single largest new federal tax incentive in decades. Designed to spur private investment to revitalize distressed communities, Opportunity Zones have the...

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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 For years, an outdated city building code made repair of these buildings more expensive and time consuming than new construction projects.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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The National Trust Community Investment Corporation’s Investments in Opportunity Zones

As Opportunity Zones continue to come into focus, the National Trust Community Investment Corporation (NTCIC) is collaborating with investors, real estate developers, and community development leaders to explore how Opportunity Zone capital can best be used in underserved communities and...

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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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Slide Deck: Opportunity Zones and the Preservation Community

This is the slide deck for the joint Forum and Public Policy Webinar "Opportunity Zones and the Preservation Community" that took place on January 17, 2019. #Economics #Planning #ReUrbanism #taxincentives

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Opportunity Zones and the Preservation Community (January 17, 2019 | Forum & Public Policy Joint Webinar)

Learn about the “opportunities” and potential issues for preservation presented by the new federal incentive called Opportunity Zones. #Economics #Planning #ReUrbanism #taxincentives #OpportunityZones

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Opportunity Zones Documents

Various documents related to work regarding Opportunity Zones 1. NTHP Opportunity Zone Comment Letter (December 2018) This letter contains comments from the National Trust for Historic Preservation sent to the Department of Treasury in late December that describe the National Trust's interests...

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