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Chicago Suburban Preservation Alliance Meeting

Hosted by Landmarks Illinois, the Village of Downers Grove, and the Friends of the Edwards House

WHEN: Saturday, March 11, 2017, 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Avery Coonley School, 1400 Maple Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515 Saturday, March 11, 2017


  • 1:15-1:30 Pierce Downer Home Landmark Certificate Ceremony: Martin T. Tully, Mayor Village of Downers Grove and Art and Judy Frigo, homeowners 
  • 1:30-2:15 Presentation on Financial Incentives - Anthony Rubano, Project Designer, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency - 20% federal Historic Tax Credit for historic income-producing buildings - 10% federal tax credit for non-historic commercial structures older than 1936 - 50% Disabled Access tax credit - Property Tax Assessment Freeze program for owner-occupied housing
  • 2:15-2:30 Presentation by Willis Johnson, Tivoli Enterprises, regarding past use of the Federal Historic Tax Credit program at the Classic Cinemas' Woodstock Theatre, Woodstock, IL.