Caltagirone applauds Wolf administration for tax credits

HARRISBURG, June 18 – State Rep. Thomas Caltagirone, D-Berks, today thanked Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration for its support of rehabilitation projects in Berks County.

“These Historic Preservation Tax Credits will go a long way toward rehabilitating a vacant office building, and turning a separate industrial building into apartments for local artists,” Caltagirone said. “I want to thank Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin, and Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Executive Director Andrea Lowery for putting our communities first and investing in projects that will revitalize historic spaces and create new opportunities right in our district.”

A $200,000 tax credit has been awarded to Thomas A. Willson Co. in Reading, to rehabilitate an industrial building into apartments for artists in the GoggleWorks complex.

Another $50,000 tax credit has been allocated to Corbit Brothers Building in Reading, to upgrade an office building in the Callowhill Historic District.

For more information about historic preservation or community development in Pennsylvania, visit the PHMC website or the DCED website.

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