Preservation News

May is National Preservation Month!

Posted on May 10, 2017

People across America this month will be celebrating their built environment – where they live,work and play. To participate in this national celebration, we encourage you to make an appointment with Historic Staunton Foundation office on the third floor of the R.R. Smith Center for History and Art at 20 South New Street. HSF’s maps and building files will help you discover Staunton’s buildings and neighborhoods. Dig into research for your own project, HSF staff can help you discover best practices for maintenance and rehabilitation of properties and revitalization of neighborhoods....

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2017 Virginia Preservation Legislation

Posted on Jan 27, 2017

The Virginia Legislature is considering bills that may limit the effective use of Historic Tax Credits. The Virginia HTC is one of the best programs in the U.S. and a true economic engine for the Commonwealth.  Please visit Preservation Virginia to learn more and contact your representatives to express support for Virginia’s excellent historic preservation programs. Economic Benefits Rehabilitation tax credit projects support jobs, strengthen communities, create spaces that support businesses and provide housing, and generate state and local tax revenue. Virginia’s rehabilitation tax credit...

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