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Historic Preservation Workshop for Preservation Advocates - March 2016

The Historic Preservation Workshop was held on Saturday March 19, 2016, at the Beverly Heritage Center, Beverly WV.

This folder contains some of the information and resources shared in the workshop.

Planning presentation – Mike Gioulis

Rehabilitation maintenance presentation – Mike Gioulis

Preservation benefits and outreach – Terri Cutright

References and resources

Also refer to for more information.


Sponsored by

·         Beverly Historic Landmarks Commission

·         WV State Historic Preservation Office, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.



·         Jennifer Brennan, CLG and Tax Credit Coordinator, WV State Historic Preservation Office

·         Jeff Smith, Historic Survey and National Register Coordinator, WV State Historic Preservation Office

·         Terri Cutright, Terri Reed Cutright Associates,  former director of Morgantown Main Street

·         Michael Gioulis, Historic Preservation Consultant and design consultant for West Virginia Main Street


Topics covered included:

·         background of historic preservation,

·         duties and responsibilities of Historic Landmarks Commissions and Certified Local Governments,

·         overview of historic surveys and the National Register of Historic Places,

·         historic preservation grants and rehabilitation tax credits.

·         building public support for preservation, including community and economic benefits.

·         best practices for preserving and maintaining historic buildings.

·         maintaining character of a historic district through preservation planning and guidelines,

·         building preservation, landscape and streetscape issues, additions and in-fill construction.


This activity has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. Regulations of the U.S. Department of the Interior strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination in departmental Federally Assisted Programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, age or handicap. Any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility operated by a recipient of Federal assistance should write to: Office of Equal Opportunity, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240.