Cleveland Resoration Society

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The Cleveland Restoration Society uses the powerful tool of historic preservation to revitalize our diverse communities, strengthen the regional economy, and enhance the quality of life in northeastern Ohio.

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Vacant Not Blighted: Revitalizing Detroit

Michigan Historic Preservation Network released a video on preservation, rehab, and revitalization efforts in Detroit that are capitalizing on the city's built assets. Check it out here:



Heritage Home Program(SM) is expanding!

Mayfield Heights has become the 43rd city to join the Heritage Home Program.  "We are delighted to have Mayfield Heights join the program," said Kathleen Crowther, president of CRS. To learn more about the Heritage Home Program, visit

The Lucas County Land Bank has entered into an agreement with Cleveland Restoration Society to license the Heritage Home Program.  Lucas County Land Bank is truly a visionary pioneer since it recognizes that rehabilitation of older houses is a viable alternative to demolition.