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historic district

A designation given by local government to particular parts of town deemed historically significant or containing a large concentration of older buildings considered worthy of preservation in an historically accurate condition. Properties located in historic districts are usually the subject of dramatically increased scrutiny by planning and zoning authorities.The approval of an historic board may be required before a building permit for repairs or renovations for these properties is issued.Many are also eligible for federal historic preservation credits.

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In response to REBNY's previous reports detailing the relationship between landmarking and New York City's housing production, some preservationists have asserted that historic districts play a critical role in preserving our city's rent-regulated housing.
The Leaburg Hydroelectric Project Historic District is the second property in the Leaburg area to be listed in the National Register, the first being the Old McKenzie Fish Hatchery Historic District.
SCOPE OF WORK The selected consultant will study, evaluate and prepare for the Princeton Historic Preservation Commission a report that will provide documentation of the supporting and non-supporting features in the study area and advise if a potential historic district is recommended.
There are two articles related to the Historic District Commission.
8220;We are thrilled to finalize this comprehensive renovation, which has elevated Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District by updating every interior space and infusing the contemporary design and high-quality amenities guests are looking for,” said John Karchner, general manager of the Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District.
4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hampton Inn Columbia Downtown Historic District Completes $2 million 'Hampton Inn Forever Young Initiative interior redesign'
Marriott International Inc (NYSE: MAR), a US-based company that owns and operates hotel properties, has announced new rates from the Courtyard by Marriott Fredericksburg Historic District, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, US.
Clifton & Greening Streets Historic District Boundary Increase in Camden;
Though the historic district is most known as a destination for leisure travelers, the hotel's 800-square foot suites are designed to be a base for business travelers on extended stays, said general manager Olga Quelquejer.
The Talcottville Historic District, which is listed as both a state Local Historic District and a National Historic Register District, has long been a hidden town gem, tucked behind busy Hartford Turnpike.
But, if the property owners of the historic district decide to do so, they may pass an ordinance possibly restricting building materials usage, types of tenants, etc.
After the HDC's review of the application and testimony from neighbors that the store would have a negate impact on the character of the historic district and their residential properties, Hannaford's application was denied.

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