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Virginia-Highland Historic District

Proposed design guidelines for the Virginia-Highland Historic District were developed to promote preservation and rehabilitation of historic buildings and new construction. Presented within are recommendations for appropriate building materials and design. The guidelines are mean to serve as a tool to property owners and commission members during the design review process.

Date created:
Spring 2009

GSU Preservation Planning students Chris Baccus, Kim Burton, Susan Conger, Elisa Graf, Paul Graham, Debye Harvey, Courtney Lankford, Laura Lembas, Maysyly Naolu, Addie Watts, David Westbrook, and Caitlin Zygmont; Faculty advisors: Richard Laub, Director, and Mary Ann Eaddy, GSU Heritage Preservation Program

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