Travelers and locals alike flock to historic market buildings around the world. In the United States, among the best known are Union Market in Washington, DC (1931), Pike’s Place in Seattle (1901), Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia (1893), and the City Market in Charleston (1804). Today, developers take inspiration from the success of these purpose-built marketplaces to create unique food experiences in the form of trendy food halls, often reusing historic buildings with an open interior volume as their canvas.
On April 12th, 2019, the Welford Sanders Historic Lofts won a 2019 Historic Preservation Excellence Award from the Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions (WAHPC). The Welford Sanders Historic Lofts & Enterprise Center is housed in the historic Nunn Bush Shoe Company Factory in Milwaukee, rehabbed for new affordable housing and affordable business offices for community service organizations.
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On Tuesday, May 3rd, Wisconsin Redevelopment, LLC was awarded the Progress Lakeshore Neighborhood Development Award for their $8.2 million rehabilitation of Mirro Aluminum Company Plant #3 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
State tax credit programs come in many shapes and sizes, but one commonality is the economic impact they have of bringing investment to historic cities throughout a state.