Historic Preservation Resources

Resources to make caring for your old home a little easier.

Moving to a historic community?
Investing in historic downtown?
Already a historic homeowner?

We've got you covered.

Preservation Burlington is passionate about assisting those interested or already invested in historic property in Burlington, NC and the surrounding area.

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) of Burlington, NC is a separate entity from Preservation Burlington. The HPC is a Burlington City Commission. This commission governs all changes to the exterior of homes located in the West Davis-Fountain Place District and Glencoe Mills Village District. This includes landscaping, changes to windows, any exterior structural changes, improvements or additions. We recommend you contact the City Planning Department (336-222-5110) before removing trees or starting any exterior renovation projects.

P.O. BOX 1358, BURLINGTON, NC 27216

P: (336) 513-5416

F: (336) 513-5410


Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 PM

Certificate of Appropriateness Application Deadline: 15 business days before meeting.

Location: Municipal Building, Lexington Avenue

For the Historic Homeowners

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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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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