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 there is the opportunity to evaluate their eligibility for historic designation. Since that time, the review process has spurred several designation applications by the City’s Historic Preservation Commission and successfully protected a historic farm complex and mill house from demolition. Continue reading.

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  • Call for nominations to the MAHDC board of directors: graduate student board member for 2015-2016 academic year
  • Adaptive use projects in Baltimore take advantage of Maryland and federal preservation tax credits
  • Listing as “potentially eligible” in comprehensive plan smooths path toward designation
  • New from the commissions
  • Nominations due July 20th for Preservation Maryland’s Six-to-Fix Program

Read the Summer 2015 Issue.