Hear what owners of historic properties have to say about the benefits of landmarking.
Our house was built in 1905. The Shenks bought it around 1950. I bought I bought it from David Shenk in 1987. While the house was on the market, the owner had the roof replaced, using cedar shingles, as the house originally had. With very minor exceptions, the house...read more
In 2013, City Council approved the creation of the Whitcomb Street Historic District. Once the district was formed, property owners were able to take advantage of significant financial incentives from the State. The following is one family's story. Our house was built...read more