May Preservation Brown Bag

Friday, May 3rd @ Noon Tour meets at the Bryan Garage in the alley behind 115 Church Street Theme for 2019 The National Weather Service announced we are in a season for heightened flooding and our soil is wet. Spring Outlook: Historic, widespread flooding to continue through May Drough Severity Index Staunton drains water; water…

West End: Hays Avenue

October 2018 Preservation Brown Bag Walk October 12 @ Noon Tour meets at the corner of West Beverley and Hays Avenue. HSF’s Education Committee invites you to join us for a walk along Hays Avenue in Staunton’s West End for the October Brown Bag.  We will continue our exploration of city neighborhoods and the notion of…

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…

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…

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….

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…

2016 Holiday House Tour: Neighborhood Tour

Historic Staunton Foundation’s 44th annual Holiday House Tour, “Celebrating the Diversity of Historic Architecture,” invites you to walk the Stuart Hall/Reservoir Hill neighborhood of the Newtown Historic District. Diverse architecture describes a mixture and range of architectural styles and community growth.  At the center of this year’s tour is the grand Stuart Hall, a symbol…

Selma

On Friday October 7, at twelve noon, we will visit the Selma neighborhood, located just north of Gypsy Hill Park. During our visit we will discuss the rich and diverse range of residential architectural styles along Selma Boulevard and take a look at the 1850, Greek Revival, Selma House, once the central manor house of…

Rehabilitation of Downtown, One Building at a Time: Part II

Our second in a two-part program begun in June, Historic Staunton Foundation’s Brown Bag Walking Tour for September will again focus on the theme “rehabilitation of downtown, one building at a time”. We will hear about the process of rehabilitating three different, historically commercial buildings from the perspective of the owner / developer. Two of…