In The Moment ... May 14, 2018 Show 336 Hour 2
Donovan Rypkema is principal of PlaceEconomics. It's a real estate and economic development consulting firm based in Washington D.C. He visits Vermillion for the Missouri Valley Historic Preservation Conference May 16 - 18, where he'll give the keynote speech. The conference is open to the public.
Rypkema is a leading authority on the economics of historic preservation. He teaches a class on the topic at the University of Pennsylvania. He's author of the book "The Economics of Historic Preservation: A Community Leader's Guide." The book has become the essential reference for anyone needing to articulate a financial argument for historic preservation.