The Mission of Preservation Chelsea

It is our mission to preserve Chelsea as a village rich with history and charm, reflected by historic buildings, surrounding farmlands, and as found in our beautiful and vibrant village center. We aim to work through education, offering to ourselves and the community the history of Chelsea as well as the issues shaping our future. We intend actively to preserve historic landmarks and to have a voice in all issues that affect any possible de-centralization of our village. It is our intention to pursue this mission with full involvement and input from merchants and citizens of Chelsea and to act in ways that make sense for the preservation of Chelsea's charm and historic integrity while supporting a vibrant and successful downtown.

Federal Screw Works

Federal Screw Works
This property has been under threat of total demolition since 2008--there are historically signficant and architecturally interesting sections that should be preserved!

Jackson Street Panorama

Jackson Street Panorama
The DDA voted at the meeting on 9.20.12 to demolish the Daniels Addition Car Showroom despite the letter from the State Historic Preservation Office. (please read below)

Thursday, April 19, 2012

DDA meeting April 19th

At today's regularly scheduled meeting of the DDA, John Hanifan reported that he continues to have several people a week visit the Longworth Property. It is noteworthy that these are returning people.

The proposal for Longworth are due on April 27 and will be distributed to the DDA members shortly thereafter. A DDA work session to discuss the proposals is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, May 10th, at 7:30 a.m. in the McKune Room. Work sessions are open to the public although no public comments is allowed.

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