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Ensure that your rehabilitation project follows historic preservation best practices.

Guidelines to follow when you must replace an original feature in your historic building.

General Information

Facade Improvement Grant program

City of Madison, Economic Development Division

Program offers grants for projects that significantly improve the visual appearance of a commercial property from the street

Explore guidelines for building an addition to a historic house while preserving its historic character.

Milwaukee Department of City Development

The City of Milwaukee offers matching grants to business and property owners in commercial districts to help improve the exterior facade of properties

See the top 10 reasons to buy and restore a historic commercial building.

Learn about potential health hazards in old buildings.

All Wisconsin National Register of Historic Places listings are searchable on our website.

Learn about low-interest loan programs and successful projects completed with the aid of these programs.

Learn how to clean, repair, paint and maintain metal features on your historic building.

Wisconsin Department of Transportation

A grant program to help local governments enhance transportation projects.

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

Learn how this landowner handled the discovery of human remains on her property.

General Information

Wisconsin Humanities Council

Greater Green Bay Area Humanities Fund

This grant program seeks to strengthen communities and enrich the cultural life in the Green Bay area.

Learn the necessary elements for historic rehabilitation project work contracts.

Guide or Instruction

Weatherizing Your Historic House

Learn methods to weatherize a historic building and practices to avoid.

This grant provides funding for non-profit organizations benefitting Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Apply for tax credits for historic income-producing buildings in Wisconsin.

The Wisconsin Archictecture and History Inventory will tell you if your property is listed, individually or contributing to a historic district

Learn tips to ensure your roofing contractor uses best practices for your historic house.
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