City of Walla Walla Receives Historic Preservation Grant for Next 10 Years
The public inquiry ends at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 25.
WALLA WALLA, Wash. – The City of Walla Walla is asking the public to identify historic buildings, structures, objects and sites to be preserved for the next 10 years.
Thanks to a CLG (Accredited Local Government) grant from the Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP), the city will have resources to help preserve what Walla Walla residents and visitors deem valuable, according to a news release.
The 5½ minutes investigation online which closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 25 will help the consultants of Northwest Vernacular collect data on Walla Walla’s history and help them design a preservation plan, according to city officials.
The City of Walla Walla said the buildings in the thirteen-block area of the Downtown Walla Walla Historic District date from 1869 to 2018. In August 2020, the city submitted its full brief. National Historic Register project at the DAHP which highlighted these monuments and historic places in Walla Walla.
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“Historic preservation is about ensuring that the heritage and historic places that enrich our lives remain for future generations.” -City of Walla Walla
The project began with a special meeting on February 1 at the Historic Preservation Commission.
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