Our status as a National Historic Landmark should help--eventually. It has allowed us to apply for and receive a preservation grant from the state's environmental protection fund, as well as historic tax credits. All of these monies, of course, require other monies to be spent. While we are hopeful that the contingencies attached to these monies can soon be set, at the moment our historic designation has only served to slow down the permitting process, not to provide cash for tower.
We're not the only ones with this headache, mind you.