Each year as the weather gets colder, we receive a number of inquiries via email, phone or FaceBook asking for suppliers of traditional wood storm windows. For the houses we’ve worked on we’ve tried a large number of suppliers, fabricators, and contractors, so are in a good position to provide the review below. For those.. read more →

(an excerpt from the blog post The Craftsman Blog – http://thecraftsmanblog.com/4-ways-preservation-could-be-better/)  The year 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Historic Preservation Act (of 1966) and I have been thinking a lot about where we have been, where we are and where we could be when it comes to historic preservation. If you’re a follower of this.. read more →

For Landmark Consulting’s Historic Preservation Division, 2015 was the year of the Rehabilitation Tax Credit Project. Work continued on the Hotel Saranac as programming and design phases were developed in preparation of filing their tax credit applications. The 40% State and Federal Commercial Tax Credit is a large and important component of the financial equation.. read more →

We are thrilled to announce that I hope that we will be celebrating National Historic Preservation week at Historic Albany Foundation’s Preservation Merit Awards & Annual Meeting, where our client Lorraine Noval will be honored with a Preservation Initiative Award for the stewardship and sensitive addition to her c.1913 home.  This award recognizes that homes grow.. read more →

So many of Albany’s uptown neighborhoods were developed in the first quarter of the 20th century during a period referred to as the “Progressive Era” and formally defined as spanning from 1900-1930.  Within these neighborhoods, there are countless two-family homes having identical apartment flats stacked one on top of the other.  With the layout of.. read more →