Arkansas’s State Historic Preservation Tax Credit

DuBocage in Pine Bluff after restoration using historic preservation tax credits

STATE REHABILITATION TAX CREDIT A state law passed in 2009 allows Arkansans to claim a portion of their investment in historic properties as a credit on their state income taxes. This new program, administered by the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program (AHPP), will encourage the rehabilitation of historic properties and will foster revitalization efforts in Arkansas’s historic downtowns and neighborhoods. What structures are eligible? Properties that…

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Window

An informative article on the efficiency of historic windows from our friends at Preservation North Carolina: https://www.presnc.org/historic-windows-energy-efficiency/.

Faulkner County Courthouse, Conway

The Faulkner County Courthouse in Conway was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 27, 1995. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. SUMMARY The Faulkner County Courthouse is locally significant by virtue of its status as the finest example in the county of this unusual combination of the Colonial Revival and Art Deco styles. Such details…

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The Selma Methodist Church at Selma in Drew County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1972. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. STATEMENT OF SIGNIFICANCE Selma was a prosperous hamlet prior to the Civil War. It was located on an Indian Trace which originally crossed the Mississippi River at Gaines Landing and headed…

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Temple Meir Chayim, McGehee, Desha County

Temple Meier Chayim at McGehee in Desha County was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 22, 1999. You can read this and other Arkansas National Register nominations at http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/historic-properties/national-register/search.aspx. Summary Temple Meir Chayim is situated on the southeast corner of 4th and Holly Streets in McGehee. The temple stands in a mixed neighborhood of residential and commercial and religious structures. The…

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