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What We Do

We leverage history to unlock the economic, community, and cultural value of our existing buildings and sites. New History uniquely combines these core services:

  • Project leadership for reuse

  • Historical consulting

  • Historic architecture

  • Historic tax credit certification

Our integrated team includes historians, licensed design professionals, and project managers for building reuse  - all with a depth of experience in the regulatory, financial, and physical framework of historic preservation and building reuse.

Project Leadership for Reuse
  • Project feasibility assessment

  • Project management and owner’s representation

  • Identification of funding sources

  • Stakeholder planning and engagement

  • Entitlements and approvals for reuse

Historical Consulting
  • Historic tax credit certification

  • Historic context studies and resource surveys

  • Local landmark and district designations

  • Preservation regulations, like Section 106 reviews

  • Preservation planning

Historic Architecture
  • Design Guidelines for Preservation and Reuse

  • Conditions assessments and repair of historic materials

  • Construction oversight at historic sites

  • Historic Structure Reports (HSRs)

  • Preservation Architecture

Historic Tax Credit Certification
  • State and federal Historic Tax Credit applications

  • Design solutions to meet preservation standards

  • Project approvals

  • National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) nominations

  • Design and application guidance

  • 100% Woman-Owned Business

  • Small and Women Business Enterprise (S/WBE)

  • Targeted Group and Economically Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (TG/ED, DBE)

  • Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards (History, Architectural History, Architecture, and Historic Architecture)

  • Licensed to practice architecture and engineering

Historic Building Experts in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa

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