Posted on: November 29, 2017

Davis Cemetery Designated as an Individual Heritage Resource

We are excited to announce Davis Cemetery is the second cemetery to be locally designated as an individual heritage resource in the City of Plano.  The cemetery was unanimously approved by the Heritage Commission, Planning & Zoning Commission...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Over $750,000 in Heritage Preservation Grant Funding Approved!

Plano offers a heritage preservation grant to local nonprofit organizations supporting heritage preservation, heritage education and heritage tourism in the City. Grant funds may be used for projects consisting of historical programming, historic preserva...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Become a New Participant in the 2018 Heritage Tax Exemption Program

Since 1984, Plano has offered tax exemptions for the purpose of providing tax relief needed to encourage preservation and maintenance of the historic structures of the city. Plano Independent School District and Collin College also participate in the city...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Get Ready, Jan. 16 Is Tax Exemption Survey Day for Current Heritage Tax Exemption Participants

Here's a friendly reminder for properties currently in the Heritage Tax Exemption Program. The Planning team is conducting your annual survey on Jan. 16, 2018, weather permitting. Please address any repair or maintenance items noted in this year'...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Plano Heritage Preservation Plan Update Nearing Kickoff

An update to the City's Preservation Plan begins in the coming months. The first public meeting is anticipated to take place in late January 2018. Be on the lookout for more information! Visit the City's existing Heritage Preservation Plan online...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Could Haggard Park Heritage Resource Overlay District Be Eligible for the National Register?

A Historic Resources Survey is a systematic method of documenting historic resources through fieldwork and research.  This winter the Planning team is updating surveys for the Haggard Park Heritage Resource Overlay District. Property owners in Ha...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Certificates of Appropriateness Activity

The approval of seven Certificates of Certificates of Appropriateness (CAs) occurred between August and November, with two approvals by the Heritage Commission and five approvals by staff.

  • The Heritage Commission Approved two CAs, which included:
    • Exterior m...
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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Downtown Murals Go Up

Downtown Plano Mural Project - west facade of Georgia's Farmers Market

The Plano Art Association, partnering with the Historic Downtown Plano Association, launched a new project for three murals in Downtown Plano.

The first mural is complete on the west facade of Georgia's Farmers Market on East 15th Street. A second mural is...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Saigling House Inches Closer to National & State Designations

Saigling House

A nomination to have the Saigling House listed on the National Register of Historic Places will be considered by the Texas Historical Commission’s State Board of Review on Sept. 16 in Midland.

An application is also being prepared to have the house designa...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Go Wildcats! Leave a Mark on Plano History

During their time at Wildcat Stadium, Plano won the state championship in 1965, 1967 and 1971. A marker created by The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation and funded by the City of Plano Heritage Preservation Grant program was placed at Williams F...

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City of Plano Heritage Preservation