Old Growth Ventures Old Sixth Ward Historic Victorian and Craftsman Houses Win Prestigious Good Brick Award from Preservation Houston
January 25, 2020
The Old Growth Ventures 908 Sabine and 908 1/2 Sabine St project were awarded a prestigious Good Brick Award from Preservation Houston for 2020. The Good Brick Award is the premier historic rehabilitation award in Texas.
908 and 908 1/2 Sabine St are a 1890 Folk Victorian and 1915 Craftsman bungalow in Houston's first National Register Historic District and City of Houston Protected Historic District. They are located on the recently restored original brick Sabine St, one of the 6 remaining brick streets in Houston.
These houses also were certified by the Texas Historical Commission and National Park Service as Certified Rehabilitations of Certified Historic Structures with a complete historic rehabilitation done to NPS standards, and were two of the first houses in Texas to earn that designation. They are one of only a handful of buildings that have earned both a Good Brick Award and a Certified Rehabilitation.
*******Old Growth Ventures LLC
Old Growth Ventures LLC is a private equity fund manager and General Partner of the Historic Preservation Fund I, L.P. Historic Preservation Fund I, backed by a number of Texas-based family offices, is the first to specialize in acquiring, rehabbing, and leasing historic single family homes under the Federal and State Historic Tax Credit Programs. Old Growth Ventures expects to rehab 1,000 historic homes over the next decade, and has ongoing and completed projects in Houston’s Historic Heights, Freedmen’s Town, and Old Sixth Ward neighborhoods. Contact: (281) 624 5504, email@example.com
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