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Maryland’s Historic Districts – Fall 2017

Read the complete Fall Issue. Excerpts from this edition: Gaithersburg Study Finds Local Districts Pay Chris Berger, Planner and Staff Liaison to Gaithersburg HPC, City of GaithersburgProperty rights advocates throughout the nation are attacking the validity of local historic districts. They claim that local designation adds an extra layer of government regulation that negatively affects [...]

By | 2017-10-17T10:46:50+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Annual Meeting, Archaeology, Gaithersburg, Good News, Historical Material Maintenance, Newsletter, Prince George's County, Tax Credits, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts – Fall 2017

Maryland’s Historic Districts – Summer 2016 Edition

Read the Complete Summer Issue   EXCERPTS FROM THIS EDITION: Cumberland Historic Preservation Commission's Youth Summit In the fall of 2014 the Cumberland Historic Preservation Commission hosted a National Alliance for Preservation Commissions CAMP workshop. During the activities that day, the concept of a youth summit was a point of discussion and something that had [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:08:56+00:00 July 19th, 2016|Newsletter, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts – Summer 2016 Edition

Maryland’s Historic Districts, Spring 2016

The latest edition of Maryland's Historic Districts, MAHDC's quarterly publication, is out! Read the Spring 2016 Issue Excerpts from this edition: Utility Conflicts in Historic Districts Aging infrastructure, new technology, and increased environmental and safety regulations can lead to updating of utilities and the associated meters in a way that is inconsistent with the character of our local historic districts. Continue reading. [...]

By | 2016-12-16T11:23:06+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Newsletter, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts, Spring 2016

Maryland’s Historic Districts, Fall 2015, now available

The latest edition of Maryland's Historic Districts, MAHDC's quarterly publication, is out! Read the Fall 2015 Issue In this edition: Art in Historic Districts: What’s a Commission to Do? By Lisa Mroszczyk Murphy Every so often free speech challenges to historic preservation ordinances arise, especially when dealing with the regulation of signs, news racks, and artwork. While the ability to [...]

By | 2017-01-04T14:04:26+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Newsletter, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts, Fall 2015, now available

Maryland’s Historic Districts, Summer 2015 Edition, now available

The latest edition of Maryland's Historic Districts, MAHDC's quarterly publication, is out! Read the Summer 2015 Issue. Demolition Review Creates More Opportunities for Designation By Christina Martinkosky After the loss of several historic properties, the City of Frederick established a demolition review process in 2013 to ensure that potentially significant buildings are not demolished without public notice and that [...]

By | 2017-01-04T13:59:58+00:00 July 21st, 2015|Newsletter, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts, Summer 2015 Edition, now available