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2018 Community Forum

Posted on Oct 30, 2018

On October 9th, a small, yet diverse group of local stakeholders were invited to participate in a Community Forum, organized by HSF and moderated by Kathy Frazier, AIA, of Frazier Associates. This forum was a vital part of HSF’s commitment to engage the community as we develop a new strategic plan. This discussion is one of several activities that we plan to undertake in order to to examine our role in the community ahead of our 50th anniversary in...

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Lost Architecture

Posted on Sep 20, 2018

Lost Architecture

 113-115-117 MIDDLEBROOK AVENUE DATE OF CONSTRUCTION:  1921 BUSINESS HISTORY:  (1921) Eureka Milling and Ice Cream Co.; (1929) Staunton Creamery DEMOLITION DATE: Unknown PHOTO:  HSF Archives WHAT’S THERE NOW? Empty lot (next to Sunspots parking lot).   Visit the Lost Architecture gallery for previous...

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HSF Community Forum

Posted on Aug 29, 2018

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Lost Architecture

Posted on Aug 2, 2018

Lost Architecture

12-14 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE DATE OF CONSTRUCTION:  1891-1894 BUSINESS HISTORY:  (1894) print shop.  (1904) Staunton Dispatch and News.  (1914) Daily News. (1921) News Leader.  (1929) Paint Store DEMOLITION DATE: Fall 1982 PHOTO:  HSF Archives What’s there now? Parking Lot   Visit the Lost Architecture gallery for previous...

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What Style Is It?

Posted on Jul 11, 2018

Check the What Style Is It? page for answers to today’s and previous...

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Lost Architecture

Posted on Jun 28, 2018

Shannon Hill/College Park WHAT WAS IT? Our Lady of Angels Monastery. Used as a seminary for training priests. It had 80 rooms on 12.5 areas. HOW OLD WAS IT? Dedicated in September 1945. DEMOLITION? After 1970. WHAT’S THERE NOW? Housing Development....

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Preservation Brown Bag Event News Has Moved!

Posted on Apr 28, 2018

Please visit our new dedicated site for past and future Preservation Brown Bag Events!  ...

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April 2018 Preservation Brown Bag

Posted on Apr 11, 2018

April 2018 Preservation Brown Bag Booker T. Washington Community Center 1114 W. Johnson Street (map) Friday, April 13th @ 12 Noon Jennie Hill, Board Chair of Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity will provide a presentation about their work in the West End. Habitat is rehabbing existing homes and constructing new infill housing on Stafford Street. See their web site for beautiful photography of their ongoing project. The presentation will be held in the Booker T. Washington gymnasium. You can access the gym from the upper parking lot (off of Reservoir Street) or from the lower...

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March 2018 Preservation Brown Bag

Posted on Feb 23, 2018

R.R. Smith Center 2nd floor lecture hall Friday, March 2 @ 12 Noon _________________________________ The Brown Bag series continues with another presentation of a 2017 rehabilitation award winning project. We are pleased to have Chris Valenzuela and Matthew Fitzgerald join us to discuss the monumental exterior rehabilitation of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on North Augusta Street. We will view slides of the rehabilitation work and offer time for questions. We hope you will join us! Brown Bag Presentation Photo Gallery St. Francis of Assisi from Carolyn...

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February 2018 Preservation Brown Bag

Posted on Feb 5, 2018

R.R. Smith Center 2nd floor lecture hall Friday, February 9 @ 12 Noon _________________________________ HSF’s 2018 Preservation Brown Bag Series kicks off at noon on Friday, February 9th in the R.R. Smith Center lecture hall. We are pleased to have Paula Rau and Carol Kipp discuss their rehabilitation projects of 117 Madison Place and 101 Oakenwold Street – both winners of an HSF 2017 Preservation Award. We will view slides of the rehabilitation work and offer time for questions. We hope you will join us!   Open and free to the...

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