Municipal Desk Reference

Historic Preservation

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Signage in historic districts can have a sig­nificant impact on the aesthetic and historic character of a com­munity, as well as on the accessibility and economic health of local businesses.

Published Date: August 7, 2013

Four Georgia cities received federally funded grants to conduct historic preservation projects

Published Date: April 5, 2013

This report focuses on smart growth strategies that can help guide growth in rural areas while protecting natural and working lands and preserving the rural character of existing communities.

Published Date: May 4, 2012

Q&A from Ask GMA.

Published Date: October 5, 2011

Cakes & Ale, third in Atlanta Magazine's 2011 list of the metro's 50 best restaurants, recently reopened in three historic buildings on the square in downtown Decatur.

Published Date: October 5, 2011

Q&A on historic preservation.

Published Date: April 1, 2006

Historic downtown buildings provide cities with a sense of identity, stability and an awareness of place. Communities across the state have focused on downtown revitalization as a means to preserve the past, improve the quality of life and encourage economic development.

Published Date: April 1, 2004


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