Tax Credit Workshop

November 19

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Winona Main Street Program is hosting a Tax Credit Workshop on November 19 in Wanek Hall at the Winona County History Center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


The workshop will cover three topics:

  • Historic Tax Credits with Meghan Elliott from New History (formerly PVN) and Peter Shortridge (9-10:30 a.m.), followed by a tour of the 102 Walnut project (10:30-11:30 a.m.) which utilized Historic Tax Credits.

  • Opportunity Zones and New Market Tax Credits with Mikaela Huot from Baker Tilly (Noon-3 p.m.).


Lunch will be provided from 11:30-Noon.

Contact Ben at or call 507-452-2272 with any questions!

About the Speakers

Meghan Elliott created the firm New History, based in Minneapolis, Minn., to "increase the use and viability of existing and historic sites and structures The firm offers a dynamic and integrated team of historians and licensed historical architects with nationally recognized expertise, as well as professionals with specialized experience in historic preservation, real estate development, preservation regulations, and the financial framework for reuse." 

Learn more about New History here.

Peter Shortridge is a local real estate developer based in Winona and the General Manager of Latsch Building Partnership, LLC, the group overseeing the 102 Walnut project. He also serves on the Historic Preservation Committee in Winona.  

Learn more about the project here.

Mikaela Huot "is a member of Baker Tilly's housing and economic development practice group specializing in economic development, redevelopment, and housing programs for municipal and non-profit clients... (She) has expertise in working on complicated financing projects to provide creative solutions wile balancing policy objectives and goals. 

Learn more about Baker Tilly here.

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Winona Main Street Program


Mailing Address:

902 E. 2nd Street

Suite 120

Winona, MN 55987


Satellite Office Address:

The Garage Co-Work Space

123 Lafayette Street

Winona, MN 55987

Phone: 507-452-2272