historic: This Old Green House - 07/11/08 06:39 AM
I recently did an interview with a journalist that asked me what the difference between "greening" a historic home versus "greening" any other existing home was. Interesting question. What do you think the answer is? I thought I accurately summed up the answer by saying "nothing and everything."
Judging by the silence from across the table, my point wasn't explicitly clear. Perhaps it was time to elaborate. In most cases as long as you're not receiving any historic tax credits or grant money, "greening" the interior of your historic home is really no different from any other home.
You should obviously … (2 comments)

historic: Protecting History - 03/12/08 03:49 AM
If you live within one of the fifteen Historic or Conservation Districts in Marion County and plan on Renovating your home or property, there are a number of resources and requirements that you need to be aware of. This information may be of particular interest to homeowners in the Chatham Arch, Massachusetts Avenue and Irvington neighborhoods, as well as, those in Cumberland, Indiana. These areas have all either had new plans or revised plans adopted by the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission(IHPC) in the past two years. The IHPC is a State mandated Commission charged with preserving "the character and fabric of … (3 comments)


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