Preservation Summer School

Conference Sessions

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Sessions are designed to enhance the knowledge of preservation professionals, as well as individuals actively involved in community preservation. The Pennsylvania Barn & Farm Symposium takes place on  Thursday, June 20.

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Please note: Registrations are not refundable but may be transferred to another individual. For assistance, please contact Julia Chain at

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What Makes a Good Tax Credit Project? Learn Tax Credit Essentials

In this deep dive into historic preservation tax credits, you'll learn about how to use the program at the state and federal level, including reviews and approvals by the National Park Service and the State Historic Preservation Office. Find out what makes a successful project, how to address tax credit challenges, and innovative ways to address common tax credit challenges, while still following the Standards for Rehabilitation while meeting code, addressing energy efficiently, and providing accessibility. Hear about the economic benefits of Historic Preservation Tax Credits and get insider information about a recent Preservation Pennsylvania study on the effectiveness of state tax credits.
Mindy Crawford, Preservation Pennsylvania
Scott Doyle, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)

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Gina M. Douty
Landmarks SGA LLC