Townhomes to replace old daycare center in Summerville

...as the building elevations and exterior materials, must also receive the green light through the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission."There aren't too many vacant lots inside Summerville where you can actually do new construction...

Demolition of fire damaged downtown Augusta building to start Monday

...building.In late June, property owner Michael Osbon presented post-demolition plans to the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission that showed a new 10,000-square-foot, two-story building in place of the fire-damaged structure...

Augusta's Goodale House heads to court

...successful, said Erick Montgomery, the nonprofit's executive director.Sherman said members of the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission prefer the house be restored, but added that such a project would involve new architectural plans and a...

Owner unveils plan to replace fire-damaged building on Broad Street

...unveiled proposed designs for 1162 Broad St. at a Augusta Historic Preservation Commission. Architectural renderings showed a two-story, red...exterior, he must present the modifications before the Historic Preservation Commission.

Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory White Smith dead at 62

...couple moved to Aiken in 1989, Smith revised the city's historic preservation ordinance and served as the historic preservation commission chair for a decade.Aiken City Manager Rich ard Pearce said Smith brought passion, expertise, hard work...

Fire-damaged building on Broad Street to be torn down

...historic Broad Street building heavily damaged by a January fire will involve a wrecking ball.The Augusta Historic Preservation Commission approved a petition Thursday from Michael Osbon to demolish the facade of a three-story structure at 1162...

Duo working to revitalize the Hill, one home at a time

...which requires developers to follow a historic preservation ordinance and get Augusta-Richmond County Historic Preservation Commission approval before any demolition or renovations can commence.Historic Augusta Execu tive Director Erick...

Demolition permits up in Augusta

...permits for historic homes cannot be issued until a city official has examined the property and the Augusta Historic Preservation Commission has approved a "certificate of appropriateness" to tear down the building.Securing such a certificate...

Historic Preservation Commission continues to object city building plans in historic district

...garage fronting Greene Street are unacceptable changes to the city government campus, members of Augusta's Historic Preservation Commission said at a Wednesday work session.The $40 million Municipal Building renovation plans, under development...

Historic group signs off on city IT plans, saving 19th-century court building

Augusta's Historic Preservation Commission has approved modified plans for a new, 20,000-square-foot Information Technology building after the city's previous proposal...