The Taber Patterson House, a contributing resource of the Governor's Mansion Historic District, will soon be sold to a new owner.
The QQA took the bold step earlier this year to put a tarp on the historic home. Why would we do this? The situation was desperate. The roof had failed, the previous owner had passed away without a valid will and had no heirs, and the resolution of the estate was not going to happen until July of 2023 during a tax sale.
We engaged Cornerstone Restoration to tarp the house who contributed a portion of the cost, and we put out a plea to our members and supporters to cover the expense of $5,000, of which we raised $3,270. Many thanks to everyone who supported this effort.
We also requested assistance from our member and supporter Bryan Hosto of Hosto & Buchan, LLC. He has been working with his team to expedite a sale of the property which should take place at the Pulaski County Courthouse in the next several weeks.
We know there is keen interest in this well-sited property which is eligible for federal and state rehabilitation tax credits. We are anxiously awaiting the rehabilitation of the house.