HPC 100. Design Review for Historic Preservation Commissions

Bel Air Town Hall 39 North Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD

A commissioner’s primary role is to promote the respectful use of historic buildings and districts within their purview. Expertise in history, architecture, and general planning is essential for the responsible management of historical resources. Through a number of case studies, this workshop enhances commissioners’ technical skills by laying out the procedural steps for design review [...]

Social Hour at Mulberry Lofts

Mulberry Lofts 22 North Mulberry Street, Hagerstown

The Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions invites you to a Social Hour at the recently rehabilitated Mulberry Lofts. The Southern Shoe Manufacturing Company built the Mulberry Lofts building in 1927. A factory for more than seventy years, it has recently been rehabilitated, funded in part by an interest-free loan from the City of Hagerstown, [...]

$5 – $10

Replacement Materials Symposium

Rockville City Hall 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD

The full-day Replacement Materials Symposium for historic preservation commissioners, city and county staff, historic property owners, and preservationists will tackle the frequently controversial issue of substitute materials in historic places. Attendees will participate in interactive sessions led by leading practitioners in the field to consider: Why do preservationists have a tradition of retaining historic materials and [...]

$65 – $75

Windows in Historic Buildings: Considerations for a Reasonable Approach to Preservation

Newton White Mansion 2708 Enterprise Road, Mitchellville, MD

Please join the Prince George’s County Historic Preservation Commission and MAHDC for a presentation by John Sandor, Architectural Historian, Technical Preservation Services Division National Park Service. The session will address: Windows as character-defining features of historic buildings Compatibility How the National Park Service assesses when a window needs to be retained and when a window may be replaced How [...]

Free

Maryland Historic Preservation Commissions Annual Party

Woman's Clubhouse of Washington Grove 316 Grove Avenue, Washington Grove, MD

Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions invites you to the Maryland Historic Preservation Commissions Annual Party held in charming Washington Grove, a leafy and rural oasis in Montgomery County founded by Methodists as a summer revival camp in 1873. We invite all Maryland historic preservation commissioners, their local government staff, and our preservation friends to [...]

Free

Social Hour at Mt. Aventine Manor House

Chapman State Park 3452 Ferry Place, Indian Head, MD

You are invited to: Social Hour at Mt. Aventine Manor House Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions and Charles County Historic Preservation Commission invite you to a Social Hour at one of Southern Maryland's most significant antebellum houses. All Maryland historic preservation commissioners, their local government staff, and our [...]

Free – $10

Law and Legal Procedures Training Course

Gaithersburg Town Hall 31 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD

Frederick Stachura, JD will be the instructor for this informational course.

Design Review Training Course

Frederick City Hall Room 212 140 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD

Frederick Stachura, JD will be the instructor for this informational course.

MAHDC 2018 Annual Symposium & Old Line State Summit

University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation 3835 Campus Drive, College Park, MD

Join us for our 2018 Annual Symposium in conjunction with Preservation Maryland's Annual Old-Line Summit! MAHDC 2018 Annual Symposium Saturday, June 16th 830am-400pm "When Money is Tight, but the Roof Isn't..." A Symposium on Historic Communities and Affordability Preservation Maryland's Annual Old Line State Summit Friday, June 15th View our Save the Date here.

Fall Walking Tour of Washington Grove, MD

McCathran Hall 300 Grove Avenue, Washington Grove

The Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC) and the Washington Grove Historic Preservation Commission are hosting a fall walking tour of Washington Grove on Sunday, October 21st, at 2:00 p.m. Local preservationist, Clare Lise Kelly will offer a lively and informative lecture with slides before leading the tour. In addition to viewing the Grove's [...]

FREE

MAHDC 2019 Symposium

Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ Conference Center 15 W Church Street, Frederick, MD

The 2019 Annual Symposium of the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions will take place on Saturday, May 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the beautiful Conference Center of the Evangelical Reformed United Church of Christ (ERUCC) in downtown Frederick. This year's theme is Looking Back, Looking Forward: Considering Maryland's Historic District Legacy [...]

Training Program: HPC 100 Design Review

City Council Chambers, Annapolis, MD 160 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD

HPC 100 Design Review A commissioner’s primary role is to promote the respectful use of historic buildings and districts within their purview. Expertise in history, architecture, and general planning is essential for the responsible management of historical resources. Through a number of case studies, this workshop enhances commissioners’ technical skills by laying out the procedural [...]

Training Program: HPC 200 Connecting With Your Community

Cumberland, Maryland Cumberland, Maryland

HPC 200. Connecting with your Community: Communication, Education, and Outreach LOCATION IS TBD Commissions struggle to get the word out about who they are and what they do. This session provides commissioners with the tools to effectively communicate with the four major groups with which they engage: the public, elected officials, media, and contractors. During [...]

Training Program: HPC 100 Design Review – Rockville, MD – Date & Location TBD

Rockville, MD Rockville, MD

HPC 100. Design Review DATE AND LOCATION TBD: Contact Sheila Bashiri (sbashiri@rockvillemd.gov) for more information. A commissioner’s primary role is to promote the respectful use of historic buildings and districts within their purview. Expertise in history, architecture, and general planning is essential for the responsible management of historical resources. Through a number of case studies, [...]

Training Program: HPC 101 Law & Procedures

City Council Chambers, Annapolis, MD 160 Duke of Gloucester St, Annapolis, MD

HPC 101. Law & Procedures Because the work of the commission is quasi-judicial, it is important that commissioners have a working knowledge of law and procedures. When their decisions are questioned, the focus of the reviewing body will be on whether the commission was fair and followed their procedures in the decision-making process. Through a [...]

MAHDC 40th Anniversary Celebration & Traditional Picnic

Glenview Mansion 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, Maryland

To cap off the celebration of the fortieth anniversary of the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC), the Board of Directors is organizing a Traditional Picnic and invites all MAHDC supporters to attend with family and friends. The picnic will take place on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at [...]

2020 Annual Meeting

Virtual

Please join us for the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2020 • 7:00 P.M. The virtual meeting will be held on GoToMeeting. To Register, please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/md-association-of-historic-district-commissions-2020-online-annual-meeting-tickets-127798040379 The agenda and link for the virtual meeting will be shared with members before the event.

Free

HPC 201. Sustainability for Historic Preservation Commissions

Virtual/Zoom Meeting

February 10: HPC 201. Sustainability for Historic Preservation Commissions. Virtual Program. Cumberland with Frostburg. Time to be announced. Commissioners from other HDCs are welcome. For more information, please contact: Kathy McKenney, at Kmckenney@ci.cumberland. Leslie Gottert, director@mahdc.org.

MAHDC 2022 Annual Symposium

St. Mary's College of Maryland 47645 College Dr, St Mary's City, MD

SAVE THE DATE! MAHDC 2022 Annual Symposium  ARCHAEOLOGY AND CULTURAL LANDSCAPES IN MARYLAND  Where: St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD When: Saturday, May 21, 2022  /  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Get Tickets From Eventbrite here (click to open in new tab): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mahdc-2022-annual-symposium-tickets-313708018127