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“Preservation is not the end in itself. It is the wonderful means to many possible ends.”

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Resources

Buchanan Preservation Society Newsletters

Together, these form a collection of essays on specific Buchanan historical preservation topics.

 

The Gertrude Goodrich Post Office Mural

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhZHRvT3NBdGNuQjQ/

 

The Zinc Collar Pad Company Factory

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhRzhIX0FUQ2R5aEk/

 

The Ross-Sanders House

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhaUJiWHFEV2hCanM/

 

Ageless Waterways: Buchanan’s Millrace and McCoy Creek

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhb0t0cXR5RlQ2M1U/

 

The Hinman- Parin House: 308 West Front Street

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8lrOv5DUx_WaE9Yek1LdnVhT3c/

 

The Civil War: Buchanan Boys in Blue

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhT3Z3am1RTXRwVmc/

 

Buchanan National Register Listings

Buchanan presently has four listings on the National Register of Historic Places. This is the text of each of those listings along with its accompanying photographs. The listings consist of the Buchanan Downtown National Register Historic District, the Buchanan North and West Neighborhoods Historic District, the Union Block, and the Zinc Collar Pad Factory. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FVunJNBoq0MhVvgCsn1r3MIpq525Sw-bvCDo_SEYkXE/

 

Buchanan Community Planning Documents

Using historic preservation as an economic development tool is a recurring topic in many of these plans. Others address broader and regional topics and issues.

 

1970 Michigan PA 169 of 1970 “Historic Districts”

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhcDYwdGFCVkVSRjg/

 

1975 Michigan PA 197 of 1975 “Downtown Development Authority”

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhQmNGNmI0QmRTbHc/

 

1992 Camiros Buchanan Downtown Development Plan

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8lrOv5DUx_WSHhjY1E2YklwTEk/

 

2003 Hyett Palma Buchanan Downtown Blueprint

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhTW96Tnk4SElPN3c/

 

2003 City of Buchanan Zoning Plan

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhZHFCSS1vWUJOYjg

 

/2006 Berrien County Commuter Rail Study

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhRUVyNFU3dFhTY2M/

 

2006 Michigan Plan for Cultural Economic Development

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhYVNoQlhMaHNvbVU/

 

2004 and 2007 Buchanan DDA TIF and Development Plans

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhRjgyMDRnOGkzZVk/

 

2008 City of Buchanan Master Plan

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhSTBBNDdlXzA0MlU/

 

2008 Wetland and Coastal Resources McCoy Creek and Mill Race Assessment

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhdFVfLTNCcFcySjg/

 

2008 FEMA Historic Structures Floodplain Policies

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhbkRkR3ZUYThrYmM/

 

2010 Michigan DDA Opt Out Attorney General Ruling

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1F2p2W93wG7c2ehspZV5_usImGGA54i0-s0OvSsZvR24/

 

2011 Precept Partners Buchanan Marketing Plan 4.1

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DSSUpDoCWg2LDUNcjf6cOwbKgQCY-EZUqO6rZNvNBaw/

 

2011 Portas Review “The Future of our High Streets”

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRheUVaU3B3NURZWEU/

 

2012 MHPN/MSHDA SHPO Buchanan Preservation Assessment

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhd1N2cFUtMEh0dTA/

 

2012 Buchanan Historic Resources Survey

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhVDhGTjJncXhTYjg/

 

 

2013 Buchanan Ross-Sanders House Structural Report

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhVHdXOVFIR0VCbEk/

 

Maps

These include quick references to the boundaries of each Buchanan National Register Historic District.

 

Buchanan Downtown National Register Historic District Map

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhNkc3ekNKNWVaNHM/

 

Buchanan North and West Neighborhoods National Register Historic District Map

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5VjcCg61kRhSFgzcDhNX2xjMFk/

 

Plaque Programs

Buchanan has two historic marker plaque programs. Each recognizes the importance of contributing resources in Buchanan’s historic districts. The Downtown NRHD plaque program is administered by the Buchanan Preservation Society on behalf of the City of Buchanan Downtown Development Authority.

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The Buchanan Preservation Society also administers the historic marker plaque program for eligible property owners in the North and West Neighborhoods NRHD.

add link to google doc with program information, eligibility, cost, and specifications

 

Friends of Oak Ridge Cemetery

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E5NCJvhsReLas7W0UJM28mLscCyK9Ucvp84oTfiXK98/

 

Recipes

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bSHduudZIQKDVZbGC_Wuw1JZKxy15va1YvQUGFLoqbc/

 

Walking Tour

https://docs.google.com/document/d/167lCrkWG979PEmpA8iYUC1C9fhbRRW6LjaWfA5ksW2c/