Funds for study of economic impact of historic preservation

Dec. 31, 2009 — State agency OKs grant for Columbia, Columbia Daily Tribune.

This article outlines the preliminary approval for a $12,000 grant from the state to Columbia to study the economic effect of historic preservation.

Why is this important? Some historic preservation is done with the aid of tax credits and there has been some discussion of cutting such programs. So it is important to know how historic preservation projects effect the economy.

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