Selected Projects list

The following selected projects provide an overview of the wide range of project experience Roxanne Eflin brings to her clients:

  • Historic Preservation Planning
    • Prepared Historic District Area Form/Determination of Eligibility, Ashland Village, New Hampshire. 2016-2017
    • Research/writing assistant – National Register nomination, Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Colorado. 2016
    • Conditions Report, c.1791 Abijah Buck House (Maine Preservation easement property). 2014
    • Authored 14 downtown revitalization assessment plans, Maine. 2010-2014
    • Prepared Demolition Delay Ordinance for City of Augusta, Maine. 2009
    • Team lead to develop Maine Mid-Century Architectural Guide for Researchers. 2009-2010
    • Member, partner team for national award-winning preservation/conservation easement program to protect Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, the last active Shaker community worldwide. 2004-2007
    • Historic survey of all resources over 50 years for entire town of Buxton, Maine; taught historical society volunteers in Maine to conduct reconnaissance-level surveys. 1999-2001
    • Reviewed and advised on numerous preservation ordinances, design guidelines, on land use policies, zoning ordinances and comprehensive plans in Maine. 1997
    • Historic Preservation Incentive Grants Program, Central City, Colorado: developed competitive grant process and award criteria for historic property owners in this National Historic Landmark District (budget $250,000). 1995-1997
    • Prepared text and baseline documentation/managed preservation easement agreements and Memorandums of Agreement/Understanding for properties and projects through Maine Preservation, Colorado Preservation, Inc. and Central City, Colorado. 1995-2016
    • Co-prepared Cultural Resource Survey of the proposed improvements to I-25, US Hwy. 50, and State Hwy. 47 in Pueblo, Colorado.  CDOT Project NH-IR(CX) 25-1(126). 1995
    • Provided initial research, meeting facilitation and guidance to Pueblo, Colorado to help establish first historic preservation ordinance. 1993-1994
    • Preservation Incentives program, Aspen, Colorado: established code variations for locally Designated landmarks (e.g. setback and FAR, parking, Cottage Infill program for worker housing). 1988-1993
    • Researched/wrote/prepared state historic context and National Register Multiple Resource nomination: lixiviation ore reduction complex (entrance to Aspen) and earliest ski “boat tow.” 1989-1991
    • Statewide advocacy work to establish and revise/improve state historic tax credit legislation in Colorado and Maine. 1984, 1998-99. 2004, 2014-15

Downtown Revitalization and Special Projects

  • Training faculty member, National Main Street Center Institute.  Presented webinars on leadership development. 2015-2017
  • Researched, co-wrote and team-negotiated Tracks Across Borders Scenic & Historic Byway application, Colorado. 2014-2015
  • Co-developed Healthy Main Streets program, national model. 2012-2014
  • Co-developed My Green Downtown statewide program, Maine. 2011-2014
    Researched Revolving Loan Fund program start up/Maine Downtown Center. 2011-2013
    Researched, written and managed over $3.5 million in grants (federal, state, foundation.) 1983 on

Heritage Tourism
• Researched, developed, marketed and conducted “Sip & Stroll Tours” program to promote the natural mineral springs and National Register District architecture and culture of Manitou Springs, Colorado. 2016
• Tour manager for international and domestic group tours of historic and cultural sites throughout New England (week long tours as Certified International Tour Manager.) 2008-2010
• Developed marketing plan for 3rd oldest African American Meeting House – Maine. 2009
• Co-author: Guide to Historic Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley. 1991
• Contributor to Manitou Springs: The Walking Tour published guidebook. 1985
• Developed Manitou Springs’ logo while Main Street Program Manager. 1984

National, Statewide and Local Preservation Training and Workshops
• American Main Street Institute Certification trainer/webinar presenter. 2016-2017
• Team lead/Executive Director for Colorado’s Saving Places® Conference. 2015-2016
• Developed, marketed and facilitated Maine Downtown Institute sessions. 2009-2013
• National Alliance of Preservation Commissions C.A.M.P. trainer. 2006 on
• Developed, managed, promoted series of “My Old House” workshops. 2001-2008
• Speaker at numerous preservation and downtown revitalization conferences and workshops at National, state, regional and local levels. 1983 on