Determined by the local Historic Commission to be significant in the history, archeology, architecture, or culture of the city or town
Listed or eligible for listing on the State Register of Historic Places
CPA funds may be spent on the acquisition, preservation, rehabilitation and restoration of historic resources. Communities using CPA funds on historic resources must adhere to the United States Secretary of the Interior's Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
For more information, this flow chart (PDF) details the steps to determining whether an historic preservation project qualifies for CPA funding.