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Going Green with Historic Building Renovation

(by Andy Sewell, originally posted September 27, 2012) Undertaking an historical building renovation provides you with an opportunity to combine the authenticity of the old with the latest technologies and concepts in green building. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the sponsor for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), estimates that buildings account […]

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Economic Impacts and Historic Preservation

(By Andy Sewell, originally posted March 15, 2012) The Southern Theatre in Columbus, Ohio, which also houses the Westin Hotel. The Southern Theatre opened in 1896 and was renovated in 1998 Historic preservation can be a very effective tool in strengthening communities, especially in a time of economic hardship and social change. The Advisory Council […]

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Lincoln Theatre Wins the Recchie Award!

(by Charissa Durst, originally posted December 9, 2011) The Goldilocks Principle, or Third Time’s a Charm! The James B. Recchie Award was established in 1984 by the Columbus Landmarks Foundation to honor those who have made exceptional advances in historic preservation and urban design in the central Ohio area. Since previous projects that received the […]

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