Historic Preservation http://tspr.org en Downtown Burlington Building Honors Former Resident http://tspr.org/post/downtown-burlington-building-honors-former-resident <p>A nonprofit group in <a href="http://burlingtoniowa.org">Burlington</a>&nbsp;is promoting building restoration and preservation&nbsp;and has dedicated a mural to a former board member. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:28:46 +0000 Frannie Smith 56813 at http://tspr.org Downtown Burlington Building Honors Former Resident Keokuk : No Interest in Building http://tspr.org/post/keokuk-no-interest-building <p>Keokuk no longer wants to own a downtown building that it never meant to own. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 05:25:12 +0000 Jason Parrott 45625 at http://tspr.org Keokuk : No Interest in Building Historic District Dilemmas for Macomb http://tspr.org/post/historic-district-dilemmas-macomb <p>Macomb&#39;s downtown historic district presents the city with a chance to show off something unique. It also presents some challenges.<br /><br />The big challenge facing aldermen this week concerned the level of oversight the city should have when building owners want to make changes to their facades.<br /><br />Ron Purdum asked the city for permission to cover the seven-foot tall windows on the second floor of his building at 113 South Side Square.<br /> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 18:27:28 +0000 Rich Egger 17737 at http://tspr.org Historic District Dilemmas for Macomb Emphasis – May 11 http://tspr.org/post/emphasis-may-11 <p>Jason Parrott&rsquo;s guest is Steve Frevert, who is the Executive Director of Downtown Partners, the Chairman of Burlington&rsquo;s Historic Preservation Commission, and a board member of Historic Trust.</p><p>Frevert says organizations from across the country are using the month of May to celebrate and promote historic preservation efforts.&nbsp; He defines the practice as the recognition of historic assets within a community.</p><p>An example is the effort to develop a new historic district in Burlington.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 12:30:35 +0000 Jason Parrott 14935 at http://tspr.org Emphasis – May 11