Four more downtown Wichita buildings have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The nominations were made by the Historic Sites Board of Review, and the buildings were entered into the National Register on May 1.
Currently, Kansas has 1,034 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Sites, the nation’s list of historically significant properties.
To be eligible for listing, buildings must meet certain criteria, including the building’s age, integrity and significance. Properties must be at least 50 years old to be considered.
While the historic designation can bring prestige to a property, it can also bring money – specifically tax credits for improvement. Owners of historically designated properties can receive up to 25 percent of their improvement investment back as state tax credit.
The latest buildings are: