Pages Tagged With: "Preservation"

Tax Credit Success Stories

Delaware Historic Preservation Tax Credit projects are taking place in every county in Delaware. This gallery is a sampling of the more than seventy-five projects that have received tax credits since the program was initiated in 2001. Click the thumbnail images for information on each project and a larger picture. For guidelines and other program […]




Architectural and Archaeological Surveys

The materials linked to this page provide guidance on how to carry out and report on architectural and archaeological surveys in Delaware. What is a survey? Survey is the physical search for and recording of historic buildings, structures, archaeological sites and other types of cultural resources. Survey includes background research, fieldwork and writing reports. Fieldwork […]




The Federal Rehabilitation Tax Incentive Program

The Federal Rehabilitation Tax Incentive Program for historic buildings has catalyzed the revitalization of downtowns and entire neighborhoods as well as the rehabilitation of individual landmarks. The program permits the owner of an income-producing historic building to seek an income-tax credit equal to 20% of the qualified rehabilitation expenditures. An income-producing property may encompass commercial […]




National Register of Historic Places

The Delaware State Review Board National Register of Historic Places GIS: Searching for Historic Places on the Register National Historic Landmarks in Delaware




Delaware Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

Overview Delaware’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program assists in preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings throughout Delaware. Applicants may be eligible for tax credits for rehabilitation work on properties that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, or are certified as contributing to a listed historic district. The rehabilitation work must meet the Secretary […]




Preservation Planning

Certified Local Governments Consultants Listing Partners in Preservation: Planning for the Future—Delaware’s Historic Preservation Plan, 2018–2022 Single Page version of Preservation Plan for printing.




Preservation Help

The Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs maintains a listing of network contacts that can assist the public with matters relating to archaeology and preservation. If you find a contact to be inaccurate, please contact us at (302) 736-7400. Resources Archaeology Contact Network Preservation Contact Network Online Resources National Park Service National Trust for Historic […]




State Historic Preservation Office

State Historic Preservation Office Contact Information This document is a directory of who to contact in the State Historic Preservation Office. Protection of Historic Properties This section includes information about federal and state laws and regulations relating to preservation of historic properties, including working with Section 106, assessing visual effects and easement/covenant resources. Preservation Tax […]




National Historic Landmarks in Delaware




Planning So Our Historic Places Have a Future

By Alice Guerrant It’s important every so often to step back and evaluate what you’ve done so that you can see if you need to change something. Every five years, the State Historic Preservation Office leads the effort to produce a new statewide historic preservation plan. This is our chance as historic preservationists to ask […]