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Port Royal building exterior work raises concern

...attended the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission with concerns about...what's going on."The historic preservation commission postponed granting a...review by the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission, said Historic Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-25/port-royal-
Unisys expects to move its operations to downtown Augusta by September

...Changes to the building's facade are visible. While exterior work is temporarily halted pending Augusta Historic Preservation Commission approval, sections of brick and two rear staircases leading to the Riverwalk have been torn down, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-07-01/unisys-expe
History is worth saving

...from the review of the Historic Preservation Commission, which had initially...confusion about the Historic Preservation Commission. It is distinctly separate...vilified in its place. The Historic Preservation Commission is a group of volunteers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-24/history-worth-saving
Absent Augusta Commissioners spur delays in decisions on controversial stormwater utility fee, demolition of historic buildings

...meeting.The body also referred a related code amendment exempting the commission from requirements of the Historic Preservation Commission to the next committee cycle.Commissioners also received as information a request from Richmond Summit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-19/commission-delays-action
Hope for the future

...There's a proposed code amendment that would exempt the government from getting approval from Augusta's Historic Preservation Commission before altering historic structures.Expedience over prudence? That's a poor idea. If the city government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-14/hope-future
Historic buildings on committee agenda

...the public services panel last week was a code amendment allowing the commission to completely bypass the Historic Preservation Commission, which approves alterations made to properties in historic districts and opposes the demolitions."That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-11/historic-buildings-commi
Commission delays action on demolition of historic buildings as Urban Redevelopment Agency joins fight

...amendment allowing the city to bypass the historic preservation commission.After a crowd of preservation-minded...demolition of the synagogue."In 2013, the historic preservation commission ? during its review of renovations at the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-05/commission-delays-action
Save our city's history

...to assume the lease at any time.Third, the city wishes to exempt its own activities from review by its Historic Preservation Commission. This is unnecessary because the city already has full authority to override any HPC decisions. Furthermore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-17/save-our-citys-history
Motion for partial demolition of historic buildings passes

...between two of my children."Although the Historic Preservation Commission agreed in 2013 to the demolition of a newer...government from getting approval from Augusta's Historic Preservation Commission before altering historic structures would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-12/motion-partial-demolitio
City not unified on saving history

A push to tear down two historic buildings on the city government campus and brush off the city's Historic Preservation Commission has divided the troops in Georgia's second-oldest city.On one side, city officials and some Au gusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-02/city-not-unified-saving-