Webinar: Preserving and Supporting Businesses in Historic Neighborhoods

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Small local businesses contribute to the vitality of older neighborhoods. In addition to offering essential service, they serve as community anchors and contribute to a neighborhood’s unique sense of place. JoinPreservation Leadership Forum and NeighborWorks America on Thursday, April 27, 2017, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern to learn about two efforts in San Francisco, CA and Houston, TX that are working to preserve and support businesses in historic neighborhoods.

Presenters will include Mike Buhler from San Francisco Heritage who will describe their efforts to create a Legacy Business Registry & Preservation Fund, and Zarana Sanghani and Kathy Flanagan Payton fromFifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation who will relate their efforts to restore historic buildings and support old and new businesses alike in Houston’s Fifth Ward.