Programs & Services - Loans

Since the Conservancy’s founding, our programs have provided more than $40 million in grants and low-interest loans, accompanied by countless hours of hands-on technical consulting, revitalizing neighborhoods and preserving the character of our City for future generations.

Historic Properties Fund

The Historic Properties Fund offers low-interest loans and project management assistance to owners of historic residential, non-profit, religious, and commercial properties throughout the City mostly in low- to moderate-income communities. Since 1982, the Historic Properties Fund has assisted over 200 buildings. It is one of the largest, private revolving loan funds in the country used exclusively for historic preservation.

Project Management and Financial Know-How Help Restore Cobble Hill Brownstone State Tax Credit Program Really Works! New York Studio School Brooklyn’s Historic Green-Wood Cemetery Helps Out Landmark Prospect Cemetery In Jamaica, Queens Helping Out St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Manhattanville 35-56 79th Street - Jackson Heights Cooperative Apartment Building 1199 Bergen Street, New Clay Tiles for a Handsome Residence 125 Vanderbilt Avenue, Wallabout Row House Façade Restoration Completed Prospect Cemetery Revitalization Initiative 35-26 82nd Street, Restoration for a Plymouth Court Building in Jackson Heights 627 Prospect Place Restoration 930 Ocean Avenue - A Restored Portico in Ditmas Park Historic Properties Fund Closes Fouth Loan with St. Sava Protecting a 17th Century Wooden Meeting House from Fire Church of the Resurrection in Kew Gardens, Queens Gets a New Copper Roof Restoring the Exterior of Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church 459-461 Myrtle Avenue – New Storefront 414 West 149th Street, Sugar Hill Brownstone Restored Historic Properties Fund Highlights of 2010 2009 HPF Projects in Brooklyn Heights 199 95th Street, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Kehila Kedosha Janina, 280 Broome Street, Lower East Side, Manhattan
Queens Historic Properties Fund

The Queens Historic Properties Fund offers low-interest loans and project management assistance to owners of historic residential, non-profit, religious, and commercial buildings in Queens. The Queens Historic Properties Fund is a partnership between the New York Landmarks Conservancy and the Queens Historical Society. The Conservancy manages the operations of the Fund.

Brooklyn’s Historic Green-Wood Cemetery Helps Out Landmark Prospect Cemetery In Jamaica, Queens Prospect Cemetery Revitalization Initiative The Sunnyside Gardens Historic District 90-04 161st Street, Jamaica, Queens