I have been asked by a developer here in Southern Idaho to create a Historic Preservation Plan for a couple of older farm buildings.
One is a bungalow cottage, and the other is old "ice house" used for storage.
Are there any resources, or even templates that I could look at to create a plan?
I have not done one before, but looking forward to it.
Blaine O. Johnston, A.I.A.
Thanks, Barbara. I never would have thought to look there. That's a great resource!
I clicked on several sets of guidelines (guidelines vs. standards. Now there's another question.) and they all seem to have been put together by an outside contractor or by the City. But since we're working on creating a historic district as a bunch of neighbors (Fort Collins requires historic districts to be developed at the grassroots level. The residents then bring the request to City Council who can grant designation.) I find these examples utterly overwhelming. There's no way we can put something together during our spare time and with little to no preservation training. It would take decades.
Does anyone here know of standards that were put together by the district residents? Or do most places get the district created first and then work on pulling district-specific standards together?
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