Educational Projects

Seizing Historic Tax Credit Opportunities in Illinois
Landmarks Illinois contracted Preservation Research Office to assist with the development of a series of eight workshops on historic tax credits across the state of Illinois. The workshops present the findings of the report, Economic Development Opportunities from an Illinois Historic Tax Credit, which PRO prepared for Landmarks Illinois in 2013. Workshops ran from August through September 2014 in Aurora, Chicago, Columbia, Glen Ellyn, Kankakee, Herrin, Rock Island and Springfield.

30 Days of Demolition
A collaborative program created with artist Carlie Trosclair for the Marfa Dialogues at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, July-August 2014.


poster-pevelyPevely Dairy Design Charrette
In November 2011, PRO joined Landmarks Association of St. Louis and nextSTL to host a design charrette in which local designers developed solutions for the historic dairy plant then threatened with demolition.


A volunteer in the heart-making shop, known as the "Bomb Door."Valentines for Vacants in Gravois Park
In 2015 PRO joined collaborators to promote asset-based awareness of vacant houses in St. Louis, Gravois Park neighborhood, as part of the national “valentines for vacants” advocacy campaign.

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