• Posts Tagged ‘National Register of Historic Places’

    Insulating Brick — Free Webinar

    by  • November 11, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    Sign up for this FREE webinar presentation that will take a close look at how to insulate brick walls safely from the interior – considering moisture drive, bulk rainwater issues, and insulation materials – avoiding the dangers of freeze-thaw and mold. High Performance Foam Free Historic Masonry Retrofits – Free CE Webinar    

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    Great Adaptive Reuse for De-Commissioned Schools

    by  • November 9, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    Watkins Glen School Apartments in Watkins Glen, New York are a great success story for adaptive reuse of older buildings.  “In an effort to repurpose the architecturally pleasing building while also tackling the problem of affordable housing, it was suggested to use the retired school building as a reinvestment and repurpose it as 51 affordable […]

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    Smithsonian Institution’s Remodel Plans Under Fire

    by  • November 4, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story, Uncategorized •  Comments

    Construction Dive’s website reports “Bjarke Ingels Group’s plans for a $2 billion, 10-to-20-year renovation of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, has been met with resistance, and at the center of the dispute is a 4-acre garden that will be demolished to make way for a modern outdoor space, Dezeen reported.”  Read entire article.     […]

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    2014 Ohio’s Most Endangered Historic Sites Announced

    by  • July 21, 2014 • Featured, Uncategorized •  Comments

    Gleaned from properties submitted statewide, these properties represent 11 of the most notable and fragile properties.  Some have been destined for demolition and others are falling to demolition because of lack of maintenance and care.  Either way, their loss will deeply affect their community and reduce our list of historic properties statewide.  The list below […]

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    Council Votes to Invest in Historic Depot

    by  • December 12, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    Fans of Ohio rail history can take heart about a decision by a local city council this week to begin the process of stabilizing, maintaining, and renovating one of Ohio’s largest surviving railroad depots. On Tuesday evening, the City Council in Galion voted unanimously on its 2014 Appropriations, which included some $50,000 earmarked for the […]

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    OHSPAB Approves National Register Nominations

    by  • December 10, 2013 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments

    On December 5, nominations for the National Register of Historic Places, either as individual structures or as districts, were approved by the Ohio Historic Site Preservation Advisory Board. These will be forwarded to the Ohio State Historic Preservation Officer, who will in turn make official nomination to the Keeper of the National Register. Included among […]

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