Historic Preservation

Wheaton, Ill. Residents Protest Pulte Demolition Plan
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Wheaton, Ill. Residents Protest Pulte Demolition Plan

Neighbors fear the loss of an 1897 mansion and an increase in traffic from new... More

The Intersection of Age, Affordability, Density, and ‘Neighborhood Character’
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The Intersection of Age, Affordability, Density, and ‘Neighborhood Character’

Urban economists claim that historic preservation suppresses affordable housing,... More

Where Old Homes are More Valued than New
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Where Old Homes are More Valued than New

Washington, DC, is one of just three major U.S. metro areas where the very oldest... More

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes Changes to Toll’s Jewelers’ Row Plan
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Criticizes Changes to Toll’s Jewelers’ Row Plan

Controversial development plan is now double its initial height and may not retain... More

Take a Tour the Oldest House for Sale in America
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Take a Tour the Oldest House for Sale in America

Built in 1650, the Thomas Lincoln House isn’t just older than the United States—it... More

Massachusetts Builder Working With Town to Save 18th-Century Home
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Massachusetts Builder Working With Town to Save 18th-Century Home

The home predates the American Revolution, but the builder's initial plan called... More

Connecticut’s First Zero-Energy Ready Subdivision is Taking Shape
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Connecticut’s First Zero-Energy Ready Subdivision is Taking Shape

Singer Village combines historic preservation and tradition with cutting-edge... More

An Unsightly Home Addition Can Strike Back Against a Property’s Resale Value
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An Unsightly Home Addition Can Strike Back Against a Property’s Resale Value

Restoring a historic home to its original state can offset the cost of lost square... More

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