Between the Beams: State Historic Preservation Offices

Between the Beams:  State Historic Preservation Offices

Between the Beams:  SHPO (Pennsylvania) What is a State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)? As we began to discuss last week, there are a number of ways to perform due diligence on an older or historic property, likely beginning with the National Register of Historic Places, as governed by the National Park Service and in cooperation [...]

Between the Beams: National Register & Historic Home Limitations

Between the Beams:  National Register & Historic Home Limitations

Between the Beams:  National Register & Historic Home Limitations What is the National Register? First, let's clear up a common misconception ... just because a home is 100 or 200 years old, certainly does not mean it's automatically a "historic home" or on the National Register of Historic Places.     From the National Park Service, [...]

Between the Beams: Top 4 Advantages of Historic Homes

Between the Beams:  Top 4 Advantages of Historic Homes

Between the Beams:  Top 4 Advantages of Historic Properties Pros and Cons of Older Homes Whether you already own an older property or you're looking to enhance your quality of life and sense of community with historic preservation, it's important to know all of the facts so that you can be fully prepared to make [...]