Preservation Is The Key To Urban Revitalization

How historic preservation, including tax credit benefits, is working in Detroit to spark urban revitalization.
October 17, 2003, 1pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Over the past five years, new financing tools have sparked a wave of historic renovation work nationwide, including the $146.8 million restoration of the vacant Book-Cadillac Hotel in downtown Detroit into a 470-room hotel and 70 apartments.Through the use of tax credits for historic properties, which allow developers to sell a portion of the development costs of a renovation project to investors, more vacant buildings across the country are being spared from the wrecking ball."

Thanks to Richard Layman

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Published on Thursday, October 16, 2003 in The Detroit News
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