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October 25, 2013

Historical Commission offers perspective on downtown

Corsicana — Howard Langner, architect with the Texas Historical Commission Main Street Center in Austin, took members of the Landmark Commission and Main Street Advisory Board on a walking tour of downtown last week.

Langner pointed out to the group architectural elements of historic commercial buildings and shared preservation best practices and resource tips. Following the presentation, Langner conducted building investigations and preservation consultations at four project sites, as the basis for façade renderings of conceptual appearances of rehabilitated buildings — services offered at no charge to downtown property owners through the Main Street Program.

For more information on programs available through the city’s Main Street Program, contact Steve Dieterichs at 903-654-4851, or by email at sdieterichs@ci.corsicana.tx.us.

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