Bridge Street Entry

  September 2018 Preservation Brown Bag Walk September 7 @ Noon Tour meets at the corner of Maple Street and Bridge Street. HSF’s Education Committee invites you to take a walk viewing the connections of Callahan’s Alley, Stuart Street, Green Street, and Bridge Street in Staunton’s West End.  Here we find cottages dating to the late…

North Madison Street

June 2018 Preservation Brown Bag Walk June 15 @ Noon Tour meets on corner of Baldwin and N. Madison Streets HSF’s Brownbag series continues with a walk exploring North Madison Street.  Traditional neighborhoods such as North Madison include elements of the built and natural environment that attract and inspire people.  We will discuss topics including…

Light the Night Right: Why Smart Lighting Matters

For this month’s Preservation Brown Bag, we will join with the Newtown Neighborhood Association on May 16, 7:30pm at City Hall (116 East Beverley Street) for their presentation Light the Night Right: Why Smart Lighting Matters Presentation (developed with the Virginia Chapter of International Dark Sky Association) Night Walk The Newtown Neighborhood Association has asked…

SAW-HFH West End Project

April 2018 Preservation Brown Bag April 13 @ Noon Jennie Hill, Board Chair of Staunton-Augusta-Waynesboro Habitat for Humanity will provide a presentation about their work in the West End. Habitat is rehabbing existing homes and constructing new infill housing on Stafford Street. See their web site for beautiful photography of their ongoing project. The presentation will…

St. Francis Exterior Rehabilitation Project

The Brown Bag series continues with another presentation of a 2017 rehabilitation award winning project. We are pleased to have Chris Valenzuela and Matthew Fitzgerald join us to discuss the monumental exterior rehabilitation of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on North Augusta Street. We will view slides of the rehabilitation work and offer time…

117 Madison Place & 101 Oakenwold Street

HSF’s 2018 Preservation Brown Bag Series kicks off at noon on Friday, February 9th in the R.R. Smith Center lecture hall. We are pleased to have Paula Rau and Carol Kipp discuss their rehabilitation projects of 117 Madison Place and 101 Oakenwold Street – both winners of an HSF 2017 Preservation Award. We will view…

2017 Holiday House Tour Neighborhood Tour

Please join us for our annual pre-Holiday House Tour Walking Tour.  We will explore the neighborhood of this year’s house tour which features an eclectic mix of  homes in the historic Oakenwold neighborhood. Please see our Holiday House Tour webpage for additional information on the history of this charming neighborhood. We hope you will join us for…

Entryways to the City: Kalorama and South Coalter

The tour will review the current and historic entryways of South Coalter and Kalorama Streets. This junction of neighborhoods blends transportation, industrial, and residential architecture. We will discuss how the elements of this historic landscape have evolved, the new energy realized through rehabilitation, and the potential for a signature entry to the City’s historic core….

Montgomery Hall Park Archaeological Site

Our Brown Bag Preservation Series continues with a review of recent archeological explorations in Montgomery Hall Park. Dennis Blanton, lead archeologist for the project, will guide us through three locations in the park, describing their discoveries as they worked their way through each site. John Howe Peyton, a young lawyer and graduate of Princeton University,…

Stuart Addition Historic District

Staunton’s Neighborhood Brown Bag Series continues with a walk through the Stuart Addition Historic District. Located along the western slope of a north/south ridge, one block above central downtown, Stuart Addition is Staunton’s smallest historic district. Stuart Addition extends from Frederick Street to the south, Augusta Street to the west, Market Street to the east…