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Holly Community Rallying to Move Historic Train Depot

January 31st 2019

Holly Community Rallying to Move Historic Train Depot (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 31, 2019) Holly, MI- “We can only look at our beautiful building from afar,” said Village of Holly Assistant Manager and DDA Director Katy Hughes as she explained the desire behind the community’s effort to move the 1886-built Holly Union Depot to a […]

Monetizing Sacred Spaces for Purposes of Preservation

November 11th 2018

  Monetizing Sacred Spaces for Purposes of Preservation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2018) Pontiac, MI- In a world where religious engagement is down and many churches face the challenges of aging buildings plus the lure of redevelopment dollars, there is one national organization holding on to hope that sacred spaces can remain active with […]

Plaster Repair in Historic Homes Workshop Sept. 15

August 4th 2018

Plaster Repair in Historic Homes Workshop Sept. 15 Farmington Hills, MI- Learn how to repair plaster in your historic home with this Plaster Demonstration Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Spicer House in Heritage Park, Farmington Hills. The workshop is from 10am to 12:30pm. Participants in the workshop will learn about the composition of historic […]

Holly Approves Bid to Remove Waterworks Building

August 8th 2017

Holly Approves Bid to Remove Waterworks Building (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2017) Holly, MI -The boarded up Waterworks Building in Waterworks Park is slated for demolition after a unanimous vote by the Village of Holly Council Tuesday night. The building housed a water wheel and other pumping mechanisms that have long been out of […]

Holly Council Sets July 1 Deadline for Waterworks Proposals

April 13th 2017

Holly Council Sets July 1 Deadline for Waterworks Proposals (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 13, 2017) Holly, MI –  It’s been over 10 years since former Fire Chief Jack Hollands was seriously injured when he fell through the floor of the Holly Waterworks Building in 2006.  Since that time the building has been boarded up and […]

Learn About Historic Commissions at Workshop June 23

June 3rd 2016

Learn About Historic Commissions at Workshop June 23 (EVENT page) History in the Making Thursday  |  June 23, 2016  |  2:00 to 8:00 PM Oakland County Executive Office | 2100 Pontiac Lake Road | Waterford, MI 48328 Three dynamic historic preservation experts will provide historic district commissioners and the general public need to know information […]