Posted on: August 30, 2017

Check Out a 2nd Draft of the Preservation Ordinance

Heritage Preservation Ordinance Update 2017

A public meeting on Aug. 16 reviewed the history of the Heritage Preservation ordinance, detailing the current ordinance and why it needs to be updated with an outline of proposed changes. Based on comments received from the public, Heritage Commission an...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Heritage Commission Attends Training

Heritage Commission Members July 2017 Training

In July, the Heritage Commission and staff traveled to Paris, Texas, for a full-day workshop hosted by the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC). The training was led by qualified preservation professionals in support of local preservation ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Downtown Historic District Listed on National Register

Downtown Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places

On July 24, the National Park Service confirmed listing of Plano Downtown Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. This is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation - buildings, sites, structures and ob...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

$755,045 in Preservation Grants Recommended for Nonprofit Organizations

Interurban Railway Museum

The City of Plano offers a heritage preservation grant to local nonprofit organizations that support heritage preservation, heritage education and heritage tourism in Plano. On June 27, the Heritage Commission received presentations from organizations req...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Take a Tour of Plano's Paranormal Past

Apparition Expedition - Oct. 13, 2017

As a prelude to Halloween, join us on Friday, Oct. 13 for the Apparition Expedition, an evening guided, spooky stroll through Downtown Plano's paranormal past. Hear the little known stories that happened right where our favorite hangouts are today. See pa...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Downtown Murals Go Up

Downtown Plano Mural Project - west facade of Georgia's Farmers Market

The Plano Art Association, partnering with the Historic Downtown Plano Association, launched a new project for three murals in Downtown Plano.

The first mural is complete on the west facade of Georgia's Farmers Market on East 15th Street. A second mural is...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Certificates of Appropriateness Activity

The approval of six Certificates of Certificates of Appropriateness (CAs) occurred between May and July, with four approvals by the Heritage Commission and two approvals by staff.

  • The Heritage Commission Approved four CAs, which included:
    • Demolition of an e...
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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Saigling House Inches Closer to National & State Designations

Saigling House

A nomination to have the Saigling House listed on the National Register of Historic Places will be considered by the Texas Historical Commission’s State Board of Review on Sept. 16 in Midland.

An application is also being prepared to have the house designa...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Go Wildcats! Leave a Mark on Plano History

During their time at Wildcat Stadium, Plano won the state championship in 1965, 1967 and 1971. A marker created by The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation and funded by the City of Plano Heritage Preservation Grant program was placed at Williams F...

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