Kick-off for Historic Preservation Master Plan process Nov. 21

Here’s the press release from the city of Asheville:

On Thursday November 21 from 5-7 at the Basilica of St Lawrence, the Historic Resources Commission of Asheville & Buncombe County invites you to participate in a public kick-off meeting to develop Asheville and Buncombe County’s new Historic Preservation Master Plan.

Come share your ideas, insights, and concerns regarding the wealth of cultural and architectural history that resides within our community, and how those assets can be preserved, strengthened, and integrated into Asheville’s future.

Thursday, November 21, 5-7 p.m.

Basilica of St. Lawrence, Laurentine Hall

97 Haywood Street, Downtown Asheville

Free Parking available behind the Basilica or across Haywood Street. After the meeting, a docent will be available for tours of the Basilica.

Presented by

Peter Benton and Elizabeth Watson, AICP of Heritage Strategies, LLC

For more information, contact

Peggy Gardner, 828-259-5638,

Stacy Merten, 828-259-5836,

Co-sponsored by the Preservation Society of Asheville & Buncombe County and the Basilica of St. Lawrence


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