Show Me the Money - Preserving Our Heritage Using Historic Tax Credits

Thursday Sept. 28, 2017 , All Day
Location: Goldsmith Hall
Preserving Our Heritage Using Historic Tax Credit - Kate Singleton, Preservation Austin - September 28 @ 5pm

Please join Kate Singleton, executive director for Preservation Austin, on Thursday, September 28 at 5pm in Goldsmith Hall 2.308 for a presentation entitled, "Show Me the Money - Preserving Our Heritage Using Historic Tax Credits." The talk will provide an overview of the federal and state historic tax credits available to offset expenses in the preservation and rehabilitation of historic properties. Learn the basics about these resources that can help revitalize communities in Texas and beyond.

Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided‚Äč on a first-come, first-served basis.


Kate Singleton has over 35 years of experience in historic preservation, downtown revitalization and economic and community development. She has served as Chief Preservation Planner for the City of Dallas, Planning Manager for Downtown Dallas, Inc. and State Coordinator of the Arizona Main Street program as well as Main Street Manager in Waxahachie and Grapevine.

Singleton has written design guidelines for several of the historic districts both commercial and residential in Dallas and Plano. She has also written preservation ordinances for cities as well as revisions for the Dallas and Plano preservation ordinances. Singleton was instrumental in the development of the highly successful City of Dallas Historic Tax Incentive Program. She also wrote amendments to the Dallas building code some of which were codified into the International Existing Building Code. Singleton has also completed over $150 million in Federal Historic Tax Credit projects.

Singleton has conducted training for numerous historic preservation commissions and downtown associations around the state of Texas and has presented at several state preservation and downtown conferences including Texas, Arizona and Arkansas as well as the National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference.


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