Building a Place for History
Isaac Kremer is a nationally recognized expert in the Main Street Approach® to commercial district revitalization. He has nearly two decades of experience working with Main Street and historic preservation organizations in Michigan, New York, Texas, Kentucky, and New Jersey. Kremer secured over $2.6 million in grants and has leveraged over $200 million of investment. His work has been highlighted in numerous national conferences and publications by the Appalachian Regional Commission, Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design, The Conservation Fund, International Downtown Association, National Main Street Center, National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the US Environmental Protection Agency. His education and training include a M.A. in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University, and a B.A. in Economics and Management from Albion College in Albion, Michigan. Kremer has additional training in historic preservation tax credits, historic real estate finance, economic development, community philanthropy, and the ‘How to Turn a Place Around’ training from the Project for Public Spaces. In 2022 he is working towards completion of the Main Street America Revitalization Professional designation. This is the highest level of certification available for a Main Street leader.