Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Historic Preservation update for City of Glendale

  • The Glendale Historic Preservation Commission was presented a proclamation from Mayor Scruggs at their April meeting declaring May 2008 as National Historic Preservation month in Glendale.

  • The Commission is hosting the fifth annual historic preservation tour of Glendale on May 17, 2008. There is a full bus of 35 people taking the tour.

  • On May 22, 2008 the Commission will award the 2008 Ruth Byrne Historic preservation Award to John Akers.

  • The Preservation Commission is making and installing 27 historic preservation banners throughout historic downtown Glendale.

  • This past Sunday at 7:00 PM a new 30 minute production called "Glendale's Hidden Treasures" was aired on Channel 11. It is a terrific review of many of Glendale's lesser known historic resources. It will be shown on a regularly basis on Channel 11.

  • 18 large cast bronze interpretative plaques will be installed at various historic resources in addition to 28 National register Plaques for historic resources already registered on the National register. There are already eight interpretative plaques installed.