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What preservation is, and why you should care about it. The fundamentals of protecting places that matter–buildings, landscapes, and neighborhoods.

Fixing up and maintaining your historic property, whether you’re looking to do-it-yourself with weatherization and historic windows or to hire expert craftspeople.

Well-established regulations and processes help protect North Carolina’s historic places, but sometimes they can be difficult to navigate. Answers to questions about historic designations, preservation commissions, zoning.

Can preservation be profitable? Dollars and cents matters including tax credits, restoration financing, easements.

Don’t know where to turn to get the interior of your historic property looking authentic? Answers about hardware, finishes, and furnishings appropriate for different architectural styles.

How do I learn about the history of my property, neighborhood or town?