Patrice Frey

Patrice Frey

Patrice Frey is the president and CEO of the National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Why Historic Preservation Needs a New Approach

With new tools and financing methods, preservationists could save endangered spaces without alienating those who should share our cause. Here’s how we can adapt.

Senator Cory Booker (right) and then-New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during an announcement in Newark in October. Before leaving office, Christie signed off on $7 billion in tax breaks to Amazon in an effort to lure the company's second headquarters.

HQ2 Cities: There's a Better Way to Do Economic Development

If you want economic growth and jobs, stop throwing incentives at Amazon and invest in businesses that are already there.