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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Ride in a Horse-drawn Wagon and Enjoy the Fun at Dickens

Dickens in Downtown Plano Arts District - Nov. 30, 5-9 p.m.

Stop by for a visit with Santa, enjoy toasted s'mores and take a turn on the snow slide. Live music, great shopping and yummy foods make this a night to share.  

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Collinwood House Moves to New Site

Collinwood House moves to new site.

In September, the historic Collinwood House successfully relocated from the future site of Windhaven Meadows Park to a nearby farm on Bishop Road.

Originally slated for deconstruction, the Collinwood Committee, made up of Heritage Commission members and ci...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Site Assessments for Heritage Preservation Tax Exemption Program Set for Jan. 3

Site Assessments for the Heritage Preservation Tax Exemption Program are Jan. 3.

If your property is currently in the heritage preservation tax exemption program, heritage staff conducts yearly site assessments on Jan. 3, 2019, weather permitting. Please address any repair items noted in this year's assessment by Dec. 31, 2018 to rema...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Submit Applications for the 2019 Heritage Preservation Tax Exemption Program

Property tax image with older house

Applications for the 2019 heritage preservation tax exemption program (new participants and new property owners only) are due by Jan. 1, 2019.

Since 1984, Plano has offered tax exemptions to provide tax relief needed to encourage preservation and maintenan...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Congratulations to the FY 2018-19 Grant Recipients

Ammie Wilson Hay Barn Architectural and Engineering Plans - Funded by the Plano Heritage Grant.

Four Plano organizations are approved for $800,000 in heritage preservation grant funds. They are: 

These nonprofits support heritage preservation, heritage education and heritage tourism in the city. Grant funds are used for projects consisting o...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Preservation Plano 150 Heads to City Council

Preservation Plano 150 project

Preservation Plano 150, the update to the city's preservation plan, is scheduled for approval by the City Council on Nov. 26.
The plan includes a revised list of potential heritage resources, goals and priorities for heritage preservation, a graphic timeli...
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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Certificates of Appropriateness Activity

The effects of the improved workflow for Certificates of Appropriateness (CAs) continue to keep CA activity rolling. Between April and October, staff approved 15 CAs and the Heritage Commission approved seven CAs.

Staff Approved (15): 

  • 8 related to...
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