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Historic Property Owners

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Resources for
Historic Property Owners

What is the Burlington Historic Preservation Commission?

Hint: It's not us!

The Burlington Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is a Burlington City Commission. This commission governs all changes to the exterior of homes located in the West Davis-West Front-Fountain Place Historic District and Glencoe Mill Village Historic District. This includes landscaping, changes to windows, any exterior structural changes, improvements or additions. We recommend you contact the City Planning Department before removing trees or starting any exterior renovation projects.


City of Burlington's
Local Historic District Design Standards


Historic Bronze Plaques

Have you ever wondered what makes a historic home special enough to receive a historic bronze plaque mounted by the front door? Wonder no more! Your historic home has a special story too and it deserves to be distinguished with the same honor.

Contractor Referrals

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Get to Know Us

Through preservation, education, and involvement, Preservation Burlington seeks to protect and celebrate the architectural and historical heritage of Burlington and the surrounding area. Historic preservation and adaptive re-use contributes to stronger, safer neighborhoods, economic development, aesthetic beauty, and community pride. By fostering within the community an appreciation of our historic properties, we aim to promote interest in, and good stewardship of our local historic treasures.


Alamance County's premiere architectural salvage store.

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Join us for workshops, open houses and educational tours, and architectural salvage sale events. We can't wait for you to join our community!



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Get Involved

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

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The Town of Company Shops

founded in 1859

A history rich in the railroad industry and textiles.

We promote the preservation of historic structures by supporting property owners. 


We educate the public about what historic preservation is, why it matters, and how it can enrich the entire community. 


We advocate for preservation initiatives by encouraging projects that balance the need for development and growth with the desire to retain our historic resources.

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