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Main Street Iowa Economic Impact Report Summary Available

On January 31, 2013, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) hosted the Main Street Iowa Economic Impact Symposium featuring Donovan Rypkema, the principal of Place Economics, who presented a summary of his findings from a recent study on the economic impacts of the Main Street Iowa program over the past 25 years. The findings of the report are a compelling argument for the success of historic preservation as an economic development tool in Iowa's Main Street communities. Download a black and white .pdf of Mr. Rypkema's PowerPoint presentation (note that this is a very large file and may take some time to download).
Further information on the IEDA Main Street Iowa Economic Impact Report will be posted when it becomes available.

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Posted on October 24th, 2014 11:54 am

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'Sustainability through historic salvage' Public invited to register for free symposium at UI Nov. 8

Posted on October 21st, 2014 10:10 am

A day-long symposium focusing on the process and benefit of historic architectural salvage will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p....

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Register building could become R&T Lofts

Posted on October 17th, 2014 4:01 pm

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Credit Island Lodge restoration work advancing

Posted on October 6th, 2014 9:45 am

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Protect the Federal Historic Tax Credit

Posted by CC on July 20th, 2012 7:00 am

The federal historic tax credit has made a huge impact in Iowa. For more than 30 years, properties around the state have been reenergized ... Read full item

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Nov. 8 (8:00 am - 4:30 pm) • Sustainability Through Historic Salvage, Iowa City , Iowa • Event details

Nov. 10-14 • National Preservation Conference, Savannah, Georgia • Event details

Nov. 11 (6:00 pm - 7:30 pm) • Panel Discussion and Public Forum on Historic Preservation in Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa • Event details

Apr. 13-16 • Mid-Century Modern Structures: Materials and Preservation 2015 Symposium , St. Louis, Missouri • Event details

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