Chestertown

Chestertown seeks HDC member

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: The Town of Chestertown is seeking a qualified volunteer to serve as one of seven commissioners on the Chestertown Historic District Commission. The HDC reviews building permits for exterior renovations and new construction in the Chestertown Historic District. Its mission is to protect the cultural, social, economic, political, archaeological and architectural history [...]

By | 2017-03-07T18:23:14+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Chestertown|Comments Off on Chestertown seeks HDC member

Chestertown HDC considers upgrades to Chestertown Marina

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: The Historic District Commission, meeting Sept. 7, weighed in on plans for an interpretive center to be installed as part of the upgrades at Chestertown Marina. Charles Patterson and Zachary Secor of SM&P Architects showed the plans of the building, which will also include a marina store, restrooms and showers for boaters. [...]

By | 2016-12-07T14:53:52+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Chestertown, Design Review & Guidelines, New Construction|Comments Off on Chestertown HDC considers upgrades to Chestertown Marina

In the news: Chestertown Commission Discusses Demolitions

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: The Historic Preservation Commission, at its meeting Monday, March 28, discussed some 20 demolition requests for buildings in Kent County. Katrina Tucker, of the county planning, housing and zoning department, showed photos of the properties and gave descriptions of each, based on site visits by commission members and county staff. Several, she [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:26:55+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Chestertown, Design Review & Guidelines|Comments Off on In the news: Chestertown Commission Discusses Demolitions

In the news: Chestertown HDC approves demolition of former church

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: ...the commission approved the demolition of a former church at 328 Cannon St. At its December meeting, the commission tabled the applicant's request in order to determine the building's historic significance as a church with a predominantly black congregation in what was historically an African American neighborhood. The property owner plans to [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:32:36+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Chestertown, Design Review & Guidelines|Comments Off on In the news: Chestertown HDC approves demolition of former church

In the news: Chestertown HDC reverses decision on train station roof replacement material

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: Reversing a ruling at its December meeting, the Historic District Commission, meeting Wednesday, Jan. 6, voted to allow the owner of the former train station at 300 Cross St. to install asphalt shingles on its roof. Owner Carla Johnson said the commission's approval of a metal room at the Dec. 2 meeting [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:33:15+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Chestertown, Design Review & Guidelines, Substitute Materials|Comments Off on In the news: Chestertown HDC reverses decision on train station roof replacement material

In the news: Chestertown HDC approves solar panel projects

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: The Historic District Commission, meeting Wednesday, Nov. 4, got a lesson on solar energy installations. At the same meeting, it approved two solar installations in the Historic District and suggested it is open to a wider application of the technology. Scott Johnson of Advanced Solar, the company installing solar arrays for members [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:41:38+00:00 December 22nd, 2015|Chestertown, Design Review & Guidelines, New Construction, Sustainable/Green Technologies|Comments Off on In the news: Chestertown HDC approves solar panel projects

In the news: Chestertown HDC approves railroad station roof replacement

Excerpt from MyEasternShoreMD: The Historic District Commission, meeting Wednesday, Dec. 2, approved a roof replacement for the former railroad station building, currently the offices of the Tidewater Trader. Carla Johnson, publisher of the Trader, said that other buildings in the neighborhood have metal roofs. However, she said, she would prefer to use asphalt shingles, which [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:45:03+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Chestertown, Design Review & Guidelines, Substitute Materials|Comments Off on In the news: Chestertown HDC approves railroad station roof replacement