Partner Organizations

Washington County HDC concerned about replacement of stone arch bridge

Excerpt from Herald Mail-Media: State plans to replace a nearly 200-year-old stone-arch bridge in southern Washington County continue to raise concerns among local residents. A Maryland State Highway Administration official told a county advisory group on Monday that this is the first bridge project in 20 years where she'd heard significant objections from the community. [...]

By |2018-02-27T11:42:06+00:00February 14th, 2018|New Construction, Partner Organizations, Washington County|Comments Off on Washington County HDC concerned about replacement of stone arch bridge

City of Frederick HPC supports establishment of revolving fund for rehabilitating historic buildings

Excerpt from the Frederick News-Post: Members of the Historic Preservation Commission want to make sure a revolving fund that would help rehabilitate historic city properties is a possibility, even if the money does not come from taxes generated from the proposed downtown hotel and conference center. That was the goal of a letter the commissioners [...]

By |2018-02-27T11:37:05+00:00February 11th, 2018|Community Outreach & Education, Frederick City, Good News, Grants, Partner Organizations|Comments Off on City of Frederick HPC supports establishment of revolving fund for rehabilitating historic buildings

Howard County HPC receives grant to update design guidelines

Excerpt from the Baltimore Sun: Restoration efforts following last year’s devastating Ellicott City flood continue to take new shape, now in the form of a grant program from a partnership between Preservation Maryland and Historic Ellicott City Inc. The grants, totaling $50,000, were awarded last month to several groups located in the historic district, and [...]

By |2017-09-29T11:20:44+00:00September 29th, 2017|Commission Policies & Procedures, Design Review & Guidelines, Good News, Howard County, Partner Organizations|Comments Off on Howard County HPC receives grant to update design guidelines

Orlando ‘Lanny’ Ridout IV, the first director of the Maryland Historical Trust and influential preservationist

Excerpt from the Baltimore Sun: Orlando “Lanny” Ridout IV, an architectural historian, leading Annapolis preservationist and an author who served as the first director of the Maryland Historical Trust, died Aug. 25 of complications from Parkinson’s disease at Brightview South River in Edgewater. The lifelong resident of St. Margarets, where his family has lived since 1784, [...]

By |2017-09-05T12:00:47+00:00September 5th, 2017|Annapolis, Partner Organizations, St. Mary's County|Comments Off on Orlando ‘Lanny’ Ridout IV, the first director of the Maryland Historical Trust and influential preservationist

Frederick Newel Post: winter news from Frederick HPC

The fall/winter edition of the City of Frederick's historic preservation publication, Frederick Newel Post, is now available. Articles include recent historic preservation designations, new members of the Historic Preservation Commission, and design guideline updates. Read Frederick Newel Post

By |2016-12-16T11:46:56+00:00November 25th, 2015|Frederick City, Partner Organizations|Comments Off on Frederick Newel Post: winter news from Frederick HPC

In the news: MHT rewards 2016 Sustainable Communities Tax Credits

Excerpt from the Maryland Historical Trust blog: On November 16, 2015, the Maryland Historical Trust announced the recipients of the latest round of Sustainable Communities Tax Credits. State funds provided by this program will help create over 650 construction jobs in projects designed to revitalize communities and promote green building practices. The Sustainable Communities Tax Credit Program and [...]

By |2016-12-09T11:22:37+00:00November 25th, 2015|Good News, Partner Organizations, Sustainable/Green Technologies, Tax Credits|Comments Off on In the news: MHT rewards 2016 Sustainable Communities Tax Credits

Elizabeth Hughes appointed as Maryland State Historic Preservation Officer

Excerpt from WBOC 16 "Elizabeth Hughes, who now lives in Crownsville, Md., was confirmed by the Board of Trustees as the director of the Maryland Historical Trust, Hogan's office said Tuesday. Hughes has served as deputy director of the Trust since October 2002 and has been acting director for the past 10 months, Hogan's office [...]

By |2016-12-09T11:21:46+00:00November 3rd, 2015|Good News, Partner Organizations|Comments Off on Elizabeth Hughes appointed as Maryland State Historic Preservation Officer

Oct 29, Cleaning Historic Masonry: Methods and Rationale

Cleaning Historic Masonry: Methods and Rationale October 29, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Simpson Gumpertz & Heger 1828 L Street NW, Suite 950 Washington, DC 20036 Join APT DC for a presentation on methods of cleaning historic masonry. This lecture, hosted by SGH, is being presented by Elena Charola, a research scientist for the [...]

By |2016-12-16T11:52:02+00:00October 20th, 2015|Historical Material Maintenance, Partner Organizations, Training|Comments Off on Oct 29, Cleaning Historic Masonry: Methods and Rationale