Historic Rehabilitation Category Archives

Historic Preservation Awards Celebrate New Life for Old Buildings

An old school building is keeping seniors in their neighborhood after they sell their homes. An out-of-use factory provides shelter and services to individuals with special needs. A former motor club offers tourists a sustainable place to stay. These innovative historic rehabilitations are among the finalists for J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation.

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NH&RA Launches 11th Annual “Timmy” Awards

For the 11th year in a row, the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (NH&RA) invites housing professionals from across the country to join them in celebrating exceptional examples of historic rehabilitation. The “Timmys” look for a wide variety of nominees proposed by a wide variety of people interested in American architecture, design and development. If you would like to enter a deserving project, please submit an application by no later than Friday, July 31, 2015.

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Former Schmidt’s Brewery and Reynolds Wrap Factory Win Prestigious Historic Rehabilitation Awards

A distressed YWCA in Cambridge, Massachusetts rehabilitated to 103 SRO units for formerly homeless and disabled women; a former Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil factory converted into 174 luxury apartments on Richmond, Virginia’s Canal District; and the adaptive reuse of the historic Schmidt Brewery into artist lofts in St. Paul, Minnesota are among the nine winning projects for the 10th Annual J. Timothy Anderson Awards for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation (Timmy Awards).

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NH&RA Announces Winners and Finalists for 2014 Historic Rehabilitation Awards

A group of former cotton press buildings redeveloped into housing and retail, a distressed Art Deco hotel preserved as permanent supportive housing, and a vinegar warehouse converted to an art gallery are among the innovative projects chosen to receive a 2014 J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation (“Timmy” Award).

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NH&RA Announces Pennsylvania “Preservation Through Energy Efficiency” Event, a Major Energy Efficiency Initiative Supported by the MacArthur Foundation

WASHINGTON, DC ““ National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (“NH&RA”) will convene its first Preservation Through Energy Efficiency Road Show (“Road Show”) on April 3 at the Hub Cira Centre in downtown Philadelphia, PA….

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NH&RA Announces the “Preservation Through Energy Efficiency Project”, a Major Energy Efficiency Initiative Supported by the MacArthur Foundation

National Housing & Rehabilitation Association (“NH&RA”) proudly announces a major new educational initiative to provide owners of multifamily affordable rental properties with resources, training and technical assistance to aid them in improving the utility performance of their properties. The Preservation Through Energy Efficiency Project, is being developed by the Association’s Council for Energy Friendly Affordable Housing and is partially supported with a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Its components include five regional forums as well as the creation of an online “Knowledge Exchange” where owners and energy finance and retrofit experts can convene virtually to exchange knowledge and experiences.

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