Amy Facca

Amy Facca

Amy Facca is a historic preservation planner, architectural historian, and grant writer with a strong interested in cultural economic development.

Currently employed as a historic preservation planner in the public sector, Facca has also worked as a private planning consultant specializing in historic preservation; as an adjunct professor in the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Architecture’s graduate program in Building Conservation; as an architectural historian; and in the research, restoration and visitor services departments of Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson.

Facca has been involved with numerous aspects of community revitalization, including preparation of historic preservation plans, comprehensive plans, waterfront and downtown revitalization plans, cultural plans, historic structure reports, and extensive grant writing for many different types of projects.

Preservation Can Be Inspiring -- This Month (and Every Month)

Preservation Can Be Inspiring — This Month (and Every Month)

May is National Historic Preservation Month, a time when people across America celebrate their history, culture, and special places. Sponsored annually by the National Trust for Historic Preservation since 1973, it is designed to raise awareness about the power historic preservation has to protect and enhance our historic communities.

What's Your Community’s “John Hancock”?

What’s Your Community’s “John Hancock”?

Community planners and economic development professionals are increasingly identifying communities’ signature elements, including location specific historic and related sites, as well as businesses and institutions that are part of the “creative economy.”