The City of Astoria has received a grant from the State Historic Preservation Office to assist property owners with needed historic renovations. The Astoria Historic Landmarks Commission’s renovation grant program will make these funds available to property owners of designated historic buildings desiring to make exterior rehabilitation or renovation improvements. Properties designated as a Historic Landmark within a National Register Historic District or as a National Landmark are eligible. Renovation or rehabilitation work shall be located on the primary facade of the structure or on a facade that is highly visible to the public. Structural improvements to preserve the integrity of the structure may also qualify.
Projects may receive 50% of the project cost up to a maximum of $3,000 in grant funds, whichever is the lesser amount. Projects must be completed by July 1, 2015.
If you are interested in applying for these grant funds, submit the Renovation Grant Application to the Community Development Department. The Historic Preservation Officer through the Historic Landmarks Commission will review applications on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications and grant program guidelines are available below or from the Community Development Department, City Hall, 1095 Duane Street, Astoria.
The grant program has been financed with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. However, the contents and opinions of any documents do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of the Interior, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior.
Questions about the program or the application should be directed to Administrative Assistant Sherri Williams at 503-338-5183 during regular business hours, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historic Preservation Renovation Grant Application
Historic Preservation Renovation Grant Guidelines