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History is an ongoing story. We’re passionate about continuing it.
Some projects strive for a strict interpretation. Others strike a balance with modern amenities. Whatever yours requires, we’ll guide you through the process — from tax credits and grants to historic preservation standards. Our passion is restoring, preserving and rehabilitating buildings using the gentlest means possible. In the end, every project is a unique celebration that respects the past, serves the needs of current users, and creates a statement for future generations.
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Preserving Stories of History, Culture, and Landscape
What's So Special About That Farmhouse?
And what does it take to preserve its history?
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June 8-10, 2019
Look for RDG people presenting on:
*How Historic Design Guidelines Can Positively Impact Your Historic District
*Factory Buildings Reimagined
*Hotel Maytag: Preserving a Town's Past
You might find us on a scaffold, a lift or a bucket hanging from a crane to survey your existing building. Gathering information helps us narrow the unknowns and define the project’s scope.
We Offer Experience in:
Community Development Block Grant Process
Historic Structures Reports
Building Facade Revitalization
Whole Building Rehabilitation
Historic Tax Credit Applications
Historic Design Guidelines
RDG projects featured in USA Today's "25 must-see buildings in Iowa"
See three of our Restoration projects as profiled by AIA Iowa and USA Today in their list of "25 must-see buildings in Iowa." Check out the article here, and click each photo below to find out more!
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West Des Moines, IA
Des Moines, IA