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Meet Shelby’s People Saving Places

2022-05-11T20:23:00-04:00May 11th, 2022|

Historic place-savers pour their time, energy, and resources into protecting places they care about, often without recognition. Preservation Month 2022 is for them—a national high-five to everyone doing the great work of saving places in hopes that it will inspire and empower others to do the same. Meet the members of the Shelby Historic Read More...

11/13 Broadway report of historical significance

2022-03-13T12:20:45-04:00March 16th, 2022|

The Shelby Historic Preservation Commission was asked to compile a report of the historical significance of 11/13 Broadway, known to many as the Hicks and Martin auto parts store. This is not a complete history, rather a survey of the changes to the building over time to determine whether it would qualify for the National Read More...

Barn named to local landmark list

2022-03-13T11:43:49-04:00March 13th, 2022|

Shelby Pure Milk Barn The Shelby Pure Milk barn on Whitney Avenue is the newest historic property to be added to the Shelby Locally Designated Historic Landmark list. Read more about the history of the barn here: The Old Barn

Preservation Annual Report

2022-03-13T11:33:21-04:00March 13th, 2022|

Christina Drain, chair, presented the Shelby Historic Preservation annual report to city council Feb. 7, 2022. The report had been previously been emailed to city council members on Jan. 28. Following is a recap provided at the meeting. The entire report can be read here: SHPC annual report 2021 Goals 2021– education and communication for Read More...

Who is the Shelby Historic Preservation Commission?

2021-09-16T13:40:02-04:00September 16th, 2021|

People often ask who the Shelby Historic Preservation Commission is and what do we do. Our Mission Statement - The Shelby Historic Preservation Commission exists to preserve the city’s distinctive character and heritage through education and guidance of appropriate rehabilitation and restoration of existing historic properties and through assistance in designating and registering potential Read More...