Jamestown Awarded $10,000 Grant To Preserve Historically Significant Homes

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JAMESTOWN – The City of Jamestown has been awarded a $10,000 grant to help preserve historically significant homes.

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation announced the news. The agency says the city is just one of dozens of local municipalities that have received the funding part of the Preserve New York program.

The funding will allow architects to conduct a survey of approximately 500 structures on Jamestown’s westside to determine national register eligibility.

Officials with the JRC says the survey will bring historic preservation to an unrepresented part of the city.

When properties are added to the registry, they quality for the New York State Historic Homeownership Rehabilitation Tax Credit.

At its 2021 meeting, an independent grant panel selected 32 applicants in 25 counties to receive funding.


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