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Pastries & PRS: Historic Preservation Tax Credits

Pastries & Preservation-Ready Sites returns to Sweetness 7 on Grant on Thursday, September 25. The event, which kicked-off in early 2012, is sponsored by the Facebook Group, Preservation-Ready Sites, and is an extension of the group’s online activities. Pastries & PRS is a casual, fun way to meet fellow citizens, architects, planners, historians and preservationists who care about the built environment in Western New York.

The format of the bi-monthly meet-up is to begin with a featured speaker. This month’s speaker is Jill Nowicki of the Clinton Brown Company She will speak about Historic Preservation Tax Credits. This is an important topic given the current threat to Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credits as underscored in this Buffalo News editorial, Jill will speak for approximately 20 minutes and a brief Q & A period will follow. You can sign up for the event on Facebook or you can just attend.

Preservation-Ready Sites is an independent/grassroots media watchdog group comprised of citizens interested in architectural preservation and quality new design opportunities in Buffalo, NY. We are NOT another preservation group-we look to collaborate with the other preservation organizations in Buffalo, including Preservation Buffalo Niagara, Campaign for Greater Buffalo, Buffalo Architecture Foundation, Buffalo Young Preservationists, etc. Our mission is to create a media platform/effort that raises public awareness about Buffalo buildings at risk, document issues affecting the status of the buildings, and create calls-to-action to enable the public to get involved.

Event info:
Pastries & Preservation-Ready Sites
Sweetness 7 Café at 220 Grant St and Lafayette Ave – Lead image: Café boasting a new colorful awning
Thursday, September 25, 2014 from 8:15 to 9:30 AM
The Facebook group is here: www.facebook.com/groups/preservationready

Written by Dr. Rehab

Dr. Rehab

John Straubinger has been an occasional Buffalo Rising contributor since 2007. Born and raised in the city, John lived and worked in Boston, MA in the Research field for over 47 years. Since the early 1990's, he started following what was happening in his home town with a developing interest. Liking more and more of what he was seeing in Buffalo for the last ten years, John decided to return to Buffalo permanently in the fall of 2014. John has an interesting facebook page called Buffalo rehab and Reuse, https://www.facebook.com/groups/929189663802358/. He occasionally contributes articles to BRO as Dr. Rehab.

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