Public Policy

St. Louis Land Bank Assessment
Working as a subcontractor to Asakura Robinson, Preservation Research Office provided research and policy analysis for this thorough assessment of St. Louis’s Land Reutilization Authority. The resulting report to the City provided recommendations for transformative reform of the land banking agency, whose portfolio includes over 5,000 buildings.

brewhouse-render-july-2014-1Seizing 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.