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Hamtown's Jos. Campau gets state historic designation

One of America's grandest main streets, Jos. Campau has history that stretches the whole of the 20th century. Recently. Hamtramck's famous commercial strip was designated historic by the State of Michigan.

Excerpt from the Hamtramck Review:  

Along with the block’s new status also comes new opportunities. Properties considered historic under the designation are now eligible for a 20 percent tax credit that can be used for building rehabilitation.
 
The project was initiated by Community & Economic Development Director Jason Friedmann and was pursued by the Downtown Development Authority. Rebecca Binno Savage served as the historic preservation lead, using the writing and research of city historian Greg Kowalski throughout much of the process.

Read on here.
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