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  1. 1. Historic Building Rehabilitation Jonathan Sandvick Sandvick Architects, Inc Heritage Ohio Historic Tax Credit Workshop Canton, Ohio – September 18, 2009 1265 W. 6 th Street Cleveland Ohio 44118
  2. 2. Historic Sites in Ohio
  3. 3. $4.5 Billion in Direct Economic Impact Annually Generates: <ul><li>87,369 In-State Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>$326 Million in Household Income </li></ul><ul><li>$2.6 Billion in Gross State Product </li></ul><ul><li>$228 Million in State and Local Taxes </li></ul>Economic Impact of Historic Preservation in Ohio
  4. 4. Alternative Building Code Compliance: Chapter 3410 <ul><li>Building Components are Broken Down </li></ul><ul><li>into Parameters Affecting Life Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Each Parameter is Evaluated and </li></ul><ul><li>Assigned a Numerical Value in Three </li></ul><ul><li>Categories: Fire Safety, Means of Egress </li></ul><ul><li>& General Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Total Values in Each Category Must </li></ul><ul><li>Meet Mandatory Safety Score for </li></ul><ul><li>Proposed Use </li></ul>
  5. 5. Chapter 3410 Score Sheet
  6. 6. Historic Preservation is Sustainable Development <ul><li>Smart Growth – Continued Retention & Development of Dense Urban Neighborhoods and Reuse of Existing Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimate Form of Recycling – Greatly Reduces Landfill Waste, Where Construction Debris Represents as Much as 30% of all Dumping </li></ul><ul><li>Preserves Embodied Energy from Building’s Original Construction –20,000 SF Office Building Holds 33,000,000 MBTUs of Energy, Equivalent to Over 285,000 Gallons of Gasoline! </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates Additional Energy Use Required for Demolition and Replacement with New Construction </li></ul>Environmental Benefits
  7. 7. Historic Preservation is Sustainable Development <ul><li>Stabilizes and Increases Neighborhood Property Values & Tax Revenue </li></ul><ul><li>Stabilizes Surrounding Areas, Generating Additional Indirect Economic Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs Intensive – Preservation & Maintenance Create More Jobs Than Equivalent New Construction (Labor vs. Materials) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides Resources for Heritage Tourism – Significant Economic Generator </li></ul>Economic Benefits
  8. 8. Historic Preservation is Sustainable Development <ul><li>Significant Historic Resources Preserved and Protected </li></ul><ul><li>Community’s Unique Identity and Sense of Place Retained </li></ul>Cultural Benefits
  9. 9. Historic Conservation Easements Easements Mitigate Cycles of Neighborhood Decline <ul><li>Protected Buildings Must Be Preserved and Maintained </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Permanent ‘Anchors’ for Neighborhood Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages Investment in Adjacent Properties </li></ul><ul><li>Can Also Provide a Significant Economic Incentive to Rehabilitation </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Bingham
  11. 11. Bridgeview
  12. 12. The Arcade <ul><li>Before Rehab </li></ul>Historic Photo After Rehab
  13. 13. The Arcade Historic Photo Before Rehab After Rehab
  14. 14. Heinz Lofts <ul><li>Before Rehab </li></ul>Historic Photo
  15. 15. Heinz Lofts <ul><li>After Rehab </li></ul>
  16. 16. Colonial & Euclid Arcades <ul><li>After Rehab </li></ul>Historic Photo
  17. 17. Fries and Schuele <ul><li>Before Rehab </li></ul>
  18. 18. Fries and Schuele <ul><li>After Rehab </li></ul>
  19. 19. Colonial Arcade <ul><li>After Rehab </li></ul>Historic Photo
  20. 20. Tower Press <ul><li>Before Rehab </li></ul>Historic Photo
  21. 21. Tower Press <ul><li>After Rehab </li></ul>
  22. 22. Rawson Building - Findlay <ul><li>After Rehab </li></ul>Before Rehab
  23. 23. Notre Dame Academy <ul><li>Before Rehab </li></ul>
  24. 24. Notre Dame Academy <ul><li>After Rehab </li></ul>
  25. 25. Notre Dame Academy <ul><li>Before Rehab </li></ul>
  26. 26. Notre Dame Academy <ul><li>After Rehab </li></ul>