Stinesville Church before restoration Stinesville Church after restoration Paris Dunning before restoration Paris Dunning after restoration Morgan House before restoration Morgan House after restoration
Saving Historic Properties
BRI is a private, nonprofit member-based organization dedicated to the preservation of historic architecture and old neighborhoods in Bloomington and Monroe County.
BRI finds old houses and renovates them for families who qualify for the affordable housing program. Learn more here. more
If you have a hammer and ambition, you can find a wonderful historic home just waiting for you to renovate. Learn more about our rehab projects here. more
There is plenty to do to help preserve historic homes and neighborhoods in Bloomington and Monroe County. Read more about all the ways you can help with BRI. more
Join us as Jamfest returns to the monthly open day at the farmstead museum Saturday, September 29. Then on Wednesday, Oct. 3 see inside a freshly restored Queen Anne farmhouse in western Monroe County. On Saturday, Oct. 6 you can take a guided tour of the history of Kirkwood Avenue. more