What I love about journalism is helping people make sense out of things that are happening, such as historic renovation.
Many of us love old buildings, but as the song says, sometimes we also ask ourselves what’s love gotta to do with it.
That’s when it is nice to be able to point to research and information that shows certain things also make economic sense. And that’s what this article does with historic renovation. Columbia’s City Council’s Historic Preservation names properties to a list of Notable Properties every year. For years I’ve been going to the gala event where they announce the new names to the list.
This year I wrote this article outlining how naming these properties and supporting restoration of such buildings actually helps all of us economically.
Read the article here: