What projects does the AHPB sponsor?

Some of the Board’s recent activities include,

  • Installing a series of interpretive panels, the Anacortes Heritage Signs, in locations around town.
  • Developing an inventory of historic properties in Anacortes; preparing a handbook of historic house styles
  • Naming preservation award recipients.
  • Conducting workshops; researching and writing register nominations for the Register of Historic Places and
  • Developing the House History Program.
  • Maintaining a website detailing its activities and offering information for all residents interested in historic preservation.

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1. Are there incentives if I want to preserve my house?
2. Can I get grants or other funds to help me restore my historic building?
3. Can I make an addition to my old building without ruining its historic value?
4. How can I help the AHPB preserve the history and buildings of Anacortes?
5. I want to fix up my old house – must it be brought up to code?
6. What are the duties of the Preservation Board?
7. What can the Board do for me?
8. What is a Certified Local Government (CLG)?
9. What is a Preservation Easement?
10. What is a section 106 review?
11. What is the Anacortes Register of Historic Places?
12. What is the historic inventory (survey) and what is it for?
13. What kinds of buildings can be historic properties?
14. What makes an old building historic?
15. What projects does the AHPB sponsor?
16. Why is preservation important?