Preservation

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Adaptive Reuse, Merit: Mount Vernon Mill No. 1 Adaptive Reuse, Merit: Mount Vernon Mill No. 1

The conversion of a shuttered Baltimore cotton mill into a mixed-use community has taken big steps toward helping preserve America’s industrial past. More

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Senior Housing, Grand: Lofts at McKinley Senior Housing, Grand: Lofts at McKinley

The Lofts at McKinley certainly has originality on its side: The property is the first senior housing development to be constructed in downtown Phoenix in almost 20 years, and it’s the first LEED Platinum–certified multifamily senior housing development in Arizona. More

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Adaptive Reuse, Merit: Temple Art Lofts Adaptive Reuse, Merit: Temple Art Lofts

Vallejo, Calif., was hit hard by the Great Recession, with the city declaring bankruptcy in 2008. Among the casualties were two long-vacant landmark buildings slated for condo development that went into foreclosure the next year. Irvine, Calif.–based Domus Development salvaged the structures—the original City Hall, built in 1872, and the Masonic Temple, built in 1917—and renovated them as the mixed-use Temple Art Lofts. More

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Adaptive Reuse, Grand: ElseWarehouse Adaptive Reuse, Grand: ElseWarehouse

ElseWarehouse is a perfect example of the old adage to not judge a book by its cover. Though the building exterior is plain, the inside is anything but ordinary. More

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Living in History: Baltimore Brewing Building Restored Living in History: Baltimore Brewing Building Restored

The Gunther, which was completed in early 2014 and is almost fully leased, is part of the Brewers Hill revitalization plan. Many buildings in the area have been restored to become offices and housing which surround a new mega-retail center. More

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Neglected Indiana Industrial Sites Transformed Into Affordable Housing Neglected Indiana Industrial Sites Transformed Into Affordable Housing

Herman & Kittle reached out to officials in Clinton, Ind. to fulfill a need for affordable housing in the local area. The resulting $8.1 million reuse and new construction project exceeded expectations. More

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Cap Rates Fall to Historic Lows as Investors Chase Yield Far Afield

Cap rates compressed even more in the gateway metros on the coasts in the year's first half. But those prices are pushing even the biggest institutional investors into secondary markets. More

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Historic St. Paul Brewery Rehab Nears Completion Historic St. Paul Brewery Rehab Nears Completion

Minneapolis-based Dominium is nearing completion on a $120 million historic renovation to convert a historic brewery into 260 units of living space for local artists. More

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Rehabbed New Deal–Era Building Helps Revive Shenandoah Valley Town Rehabbed New Deal–Era Building Helps Revive Shenandoah Valley Town

Parkway 301, once the birthplace of the Blue Ridge Parkway, had fallen into disuse until an urban-renewal spirit sweeping the nation came to downtown Roanoke, Va. More

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Historic Minneapolis Flour Mill Undergoes $150 Million Renovation Historic Minneapolis Flour Mill Undergoes $150 Million Renovation

A historic flour mill in Minneapolis is getting a makeover and will soon become home to more than 250 affordable live/work artist apartments. More

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