Neighbors Building Neighborhoods (NBN) received a Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant from the National Park Service, Department of the Interior to create the Muskogee Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program.
The purposes of the program are to
- Revitalize properties and preserve past investments in National Register Historic Districts in Muskogee,
- Conserve National Register historic structures for future generations,
- Increase the viability and livability of existing housing stock in the historic districts of Muskogee while preserving the history embodied in the historic homes, and
- Foster economic development in Muskogee through the rehabilitation of historic buildings.
Reference this FAQ Sheet for specifics on eligibility and preparing an application.
*To qualify for this subgrant, properties must be located in and listed as a contributing property identified within one of Muskogee’s historic commercial or residential districts on the National Register of Historic Places.
Muskogee’s historic commercial districts are the Bacone College Historic District (NRIS: 14001027), the Depot and Freight Historic District (NRIS: 06001114), and the Pre-Statehood Commercial District (NRIS: 83004210).
Click HERE for a list of eligible contributing properties within the districts.
The Muskogee Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program will begin accepting applications in early 2024. For more information or pre-application details please contact us at email@example.com.
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The Muskogee Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program is being supported in part by the Historic Preservation Fund administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.