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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 | July 19th, 2016|Newsletter, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts – Summer 2016 Edition

Registration open – Legal Symposium: Creating, Defending, and Enforcing a Strong Historic Preservation Ordinance

The one-day symposium will address the legal, community, political, and enforcement challenges related to historic preservation ordinances and present creative, proven solutions for addressing them. Historic preservation commissioners, commission staff, city and county attorneys, and code enforcement officials are invited to participate in this interactive day of learning and discussion. We are pleased to have William Cook, Association [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Commission Policies & Procedures, Design Review & Guidelines, Legal Issues, Training|Comments Off on Registration open – Legal Symposium: Creating, Defending, and Enforcing a Strong Historic Preservation Ordinance

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 | April 22nd, 2016|Newsletter, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts, Spring 2016

Where Do Historic Districts Come From?

"Almost every local historic district created in the United States over the last century has been a grass-roots community effort by people who loved their houses and wanted to protect their investment in those houses...Eliminating local historic districts does more than threaten the property values we have worked so hard to maintain and the beauty [...]

By | April 12th, 2016|Commission Policies & Procedures, Training|Comments Off on Where Do Historic Districts Come From?

Dec 2: Webinar, GeoMashups, Digital Storytelling, and Community Curated Resource Surveys

Webinar - GeoMashups, Digital Storytelling, and Community Curated Resource Surveys Offered by the California Preservation Foundation Register >> Do you ever visit a nearby area and wonder how you could quickly access digital information on local Landmarks? Do you feel as if your resources and collection are not represented on the internet? Do you want [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Community Outreach & Education, GIS & Information Technology, Survey & Documentation, Training|Comments Off on Dec 2: Webinar, GeoMashups, Digital Storytelling, and Community Curated Resource Surveys

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 | October 23rd, 2015|Newsletter, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts, Fall 2015, now available

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 | October 20th, 2015|Historical Material Maintenance, Partner Organizations, Training|Comments Off on Oct 29, Cleaning Historic Masonry: Methods and Rationale

Oct 31: Historic Window Repair Seminar, Cambridge, MD

Historic Window Repair Seminar Oct. 31, 2015, 9 AM-5 PM Ruark Boatworks of the Richardson Museum 103 Hayward St., Cambridge, MD 21613   Mr. David Gibney of Window Restoration Specialists will lead FREE a one-day-only window restoration workshop. Find out how to: Restore and repair window frames, sashes and sills Re-rope upper and lower sashes Make your windows air tight and energy efficient The pros and cons of storm windows Space [...]

By | October 7th, 2015|Cambridge, Historical Material Maintenance, Sustainable/Green Technologies, Training|Comments Off on Oct 31: Historic Window Repair Seminar, Cambridge, MD

Sept 19, 4 PM: Annual Meeting

If you are a Maryland historic preservation commissioner, staff to a commission, or an MAHDC associate, please RSVP to the Annual Meeting right before the Crab Feast. We’ll be meeting briefly to hear reports from the officers and executive director about MAHDC's year, and to take care of a couple small issues of business. Your [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|Annual Meeting, Social/Networking, Training|Comments Off on Sept 19, 4 PM: Annual Meeting

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 | July 21st, 2015|Newsletter, Training|Comments Off on Maryland’s Historic Districts, Summer 2015 Edition, now available