Landmarks Illinois is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1971 and is the state's leading voice for historic preservation.
The organization has established a variety of programs to facilitate, educate and promote historic preservation. Landmarks Illinois
also maintains and extensive database of preservation resources, including incentives and grants, architects, consultants and other
For more information, contact: Frank Butterfield- Director, Springfield office at 217-836-2524 or ButterfieldF@lpci.org
Also, the YWCA Building lies within the Central Springfield National Historic District. This makes the building eligible for the
Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program, which provides a 20% tax credit for the substantial rehabilitation of
commercial, agricultural, industrial, or rental residential buildings that are certified as historic. The credit may be
subtracted directly from federal income taxes owed by the owner. The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Preservation
Services division, administers it for Illinois properties.
For more information, contact: Dyson, Carol - Chief Architect, Tax Incentives Coordinator, & Deputy State Historic Preservation
Officer at 217-524-0276 or Carol.Dyson@Illinois.gov