Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

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The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency protects and promotes the pieces of historical significance in Illinois. The agency operates 56 historic sites and monuments throughout the state. The agency also oversees nominations for the National Register of Historic Places, assists communities trying to protect their historic resources, and administers tax incentives. The agency reviews construction projects for the potential impact on historic resources and investigates when human remains are found that are more than a century old.