Colorful Notebooks

Resource Library

As Kendallville uncovers resources available to assist downtown property owners with efforts to preserve the historic integrity of properties and celebrate heritage, they will be shared in this online "library". These are available free for use, but may be subject to copyright restrictions. Please review each document carefully before altering, copying, or distributing.  Thank you. 

Sample Historic Preservation Guidelines

This is a DRAFT model document that was provided to the City of Kendallville as they work to establish historic preservation guidelines intended to protect the integrity and historic contributions to the Historic Downtown Kendallville district. These have not been adopted by the City of Kendallville, but are shared as a model example of the kinds of guidance that may be drafted.

Indiana Landmarks Resources

When it comes to saving the places you love most, you may be just the person for the job. Indiana Landmarks offers tools that help you, your community, and organizations and individuals around the state preserve and restore historic places.

Why create a Preservation Commission?

Read this case statement and find additional resources to learn why a Preservation Commission boosts property values and encourage ongoing investments, as well as ensures the long-term protection of assets.