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Category: Historic Preservation

People of Preservation – This Place Matters 2019 Campaign

It’s the year of Alabama’s Bicentennial and Huntsville is celebrating the state’s 200th birthday with gusto. As part of this celebratory year, Huntsville is featuring its historic treasures as part of the City’s 4th annual “This Place Matters” campaign. Mayor Tommy Battle and preservation leaders gathered [more]

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What’s next for Huntsville’s Historic Districts?

The Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission (HHPC) will host a public meeting and brainstorming session about the health and future of the City’s four historic districts on Monday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m., in the 1st floor conference room, 320 Fountain Circle, 35801. The HHPC will offer a brief history of the locally [more]

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City of Huntsville Holiday Hours for week of December 24, 2018

City of Huntsville municipal offices will be closed for non essential personnel on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observation of the Christmas holiday. Normal operating hours will resume on Wednesday, December 26. Garbage Pick Up Schedule for Week of December 24 City of Huntsville [more]

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Mayor Battle Kicks Off Preservation Month: #ThisPlaceMattersHsv

“This Place Matters!” So proclaimed Mayor Tommy Battle today as he kicked-off Preservation Month during a news conference in the Old Town Historic District. For the next 31 days, the City will highlight significant spaces and places in preservation to celebrate, in a variety of fun [more]

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Preservation & Placemaking Talk and Panel to take place May 16 at 6 p.m.

  On Tuesday, May 16 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the A/V Room at Campus No. 805, the Huntsville Historic Preservation Commission along with the City of Huntsville’s preservationist, Jessica White, will present a free, educational seminar focused on how cities can embrace a strategy of [more]

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Mayor Battle Awards AM Booth Lumberyard “This Place Matters” Designation

Mayor Tommy Battle presented Doug Smith, owner of AM Booth Lumberyard, with a “This Place Matters” award for breathing new life into a complex of old buildings by the rail line in downtown Huntsville. Smith, who says he is most comfortable when he is around older [more]

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Campus No. 805 Earns “This Place Matters” Award

Mayor Tommy Battle presented Campus No. 805 with a “This Place Matters” award for its creative adaptive reuse of an old school building on Clinton Avenue in West Huntsville. The award is the second of four awards Mayor Battle will present in May as part [more]

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Huntsville West Earns Mayor’s “This Place Matters” Award

Huntsville West Coworking received a “This Place Matters” award from Mayor Tommy Battle for its creative adaptive reuse of an old school building on 9th Avenue in the Lowe Mill district. The award is the first of four awards Mayor Battle will present in May as [more]

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Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month with #ThisPlaceMattersHsv Social Media Campaign

The City of Huntsville is encouraging social media users to celebrate National Historic Preservation Month by sharing their favorite local historical sites. To participate, social media users can tweet, post or snap a photo of their favorite historical locations using the hashtag #ThisPlaceMattersHsv and #ThisPlaceMatters [more]

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This. Place. Matters. #ThisPlaceMattersHsv

Mayor Tommy Battle proclaimed May as Preservation Month during a ceremony today with preservation leaders at the historic Huntsville Depot. Following a proclamation reading, the Mayor and preservation leaders kicked off a “This. Place. Matters.” social media campaign for residents to post photos of historic [more]

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