Historic Preservation Public Input Meeting Set For Nov. 10

Monday, October 26, 2015

​The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission will hold its sixth annual public input meeting on Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd. The commission will provide an update on its activities and general preservation concerns. Citizens will have an opportunity to share their concerns with the commission

The featured presentation will be an overview and update on the Cavalier Hotel restoration and rehabilitation by representatives from Cavalier Associates, LLC. Recently listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places, the Cavalier Hotel has been an iconic presence at the Oceanfront since it opened in 1927. It is undergoing a multimillion-dollar restoration and is slated to reopen in November 2016.

Other project updates will include the Princess Anne Courthouse, the historic roadway marker program and research regarding a historic Nansemond Indian reservation. The public will have an opportunity to provide input on a number of issues, including potential subjects for the local marker program and the commission’s list of items for consideration.

The Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission is a City Council-appointed body that advises the council on historic issues. The commission generally meets the first Wednesday evening of the month at 2101 Parks Ave., Suite 500. Please visit www.vbgov.com/historicpreservation for additional information. Please call (757) 385-8573 for additional information about the Nov. 10 public meeting.

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