Preservation Academy Workshop 1- Historic Districts: How They Work and Dispelling Myths

Mar 9, 2022

6:00 pm — 7:30 pm

The first installment in this year’s Preservation Academy Series, this workshop will focus on the differences between federal, state and local-level historic districts, differences between urban and rural historic districts, benefits historic districts provide, regulations and requirements for owning property in a historic district, and myths about living in a historic district.

Speakers include Dr. Christine Henry, Associate Professor, University of Mary Washington; Greg Rutledge, Preservation Architect at Hanbury and Norfolk Architectural Review Board Member; and Heidi Siebentritt, Loudoun County Preservation Planner. Phil Deemer, President, Preservation Bath, will be the moderator.

This event will be held online via Zoom. Cost is $25 for the general public, $10 for Preservation Virginia members.

Preservation Virginia members- use discount code pvmember22 at checkout.

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The Preservation Academy series is funded by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and is generously sponsored by:

Rick Barker Properties
Historic Richmond
Linden Capital
The Monument Companies
Glave & Holmes Architecture
Piedmont Environmental Council
National Trust Insurance Services
Commonwealth Preservation Group

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