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    OHPTC Round 8 Coming Soon

    by  • January 24, 2012 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    Over the last several weeks, Preservation Ohio has participated with other stakeholders in the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program, providing assistance to the Ohio Department of Development as they reviewed the application and review process for the newly-enhanced credit. Now, the time is fast approaching for applications for OHPTC, one of the most successful […]

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    Remember to Check-Off for History This Year

    by  • January 7, 2012 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    History advocates have a new and convenient way to demonstrate their support for history and preservation in Ohio. For the first time, taxpayers will be able to donate a portion of their income tax refund to the Ohio Historical Society. The 2011 Ohio individual income tax forms provide a “tax check-off” option—a blank box on […]

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    An Open Letter to the Seneca County Commissioners

    by  • October 17, 2011 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    An Open Letter to the Seneca County Commissioners from Preservation Ohio, Ohio’s statewide preservation organization: As we understand the situation, at least two of the present set of Commissioners have decided to demolish your venerable, and valuable, courthouse. We will not attempt here to repeat the excellent arguments in favor of preservation which have been […]

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    Preservation Easement Ruling Welcome News

    by  • September 23, 2011 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    Ten years ago, the donation of preservation easements, otherwise known as façade or historic conservation easements, was a positive and effective method to preserve historic property. Easements were used across the country, and several individual cities and states used them extensively as a part of comprehensive preservation strategies. Then things changed. As a component of […]

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