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HISTORIC STAUNTON FOUNDATION

providing leadership, education and advocacy to help preserve our historic community est 1971


Historic Staunton Foundation is a non-profit organization promoting the preservation and revitalization of the rich architectural and historic resources in Staunton, Virginia.

HSF Community Connections Sponsors 


Web Resources for your Rehabiltaiton Project

Sustainable, Livable Neighborhoods

Preservation Nation Green Lab
http://www.preservationnation.org/information-center/sustainable-communities/green-lab/ 
Sustainability, Energy and Historic Buildings

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
http://www.pedbikeinfo.org/
Walkable, Bikeable neighborhoods and connections with urban amenities.  Some of our neighborhoods beg for alternative solutions due to limited parking and location.

Whole Building Design Guide
http://www.wbdg.org/resources/sustainable_hp.php

Sustainability,  building reuse instead of demolition

http://www.placeeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/economic-impacts-of-hp_findings.pdf
 by Donovan Rypkema

 — historic preservation is good for the local economy. From this large and growing body of research, the positive impact of historic preservation on the economy has been documented in six broad areas: 1) jobs, 2) property values, 3) heritage tourism, 4) environmental impact, 5) social impact, and 6) downtown revitalization.



And just in case you missed this one...the Historic Staunton Foundation and Staunton, VA was featured in Preservation, the magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in the January/February issue. Click Here to read the article