Covington, Kentucky Historic Preservation Intervention Meeting to be held Thursday, October 19th 2006

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The City of Covington, Kentucky has been and will continue to be attractive to developers who may not be aware of one of Covington's most valuable assets: The significant stock of 19th and early 20th century buildings. There are currently plans that will result in the loss of a large number of these buildings.

Covington, Kentucky Historic Preservation Intervention Meeting to be held Thursday, October 19th 2006.

Items up for discussion at the meeting include:

  • Covington's architectural heritage is significant and a major factor in attracting and keeping residents in and visitors to Covington and northern Kentucky;

  • Covington's historic architecture is irreplaceable and cannot be duplicated and should not be destroyed;
  • Covington should continue to offer viable and vibrant retail and residential components;
  • Methods of economic development that include and adaptively reuse historic structures;
  • Completing ideas for presentation to the city staff, Mayor and Commissioners and any potential developer who might have a plan contrary to the salvation of these structures.

Please join Progress with Preservation on Thursday, October 19th, 2006 at the Trinity Episcopal church, Fourth and Madison, Covington, Kentucky to show your support and to assist with the planning efforts for Covington.

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