Link this page as: www.mchenrycountyil.gov/HPC

 

In 1984, the state of Illinois passed the County Historic Preservation Act, giving counties the authority to establish historic preservation commissions. This became part of the Counties Code and therein is known as the Illinois County Historic Preservation Law.

The Act called upon counties to:

  • Identify, protect, preserve, and restore features of historic significance
  • Foster educational interest and pride in the past
  • Promote economic development through historic tourism
  • Insure harmonious development

View a brief article on the history of preservation.


MEETING INFORMATION

The McHenry County Historic Preservation Commission meets every first Wednesday of each month, except July and December, at 6:30 p.m. at the Office of Planning and Development, 667 Ware Road, Woodstock, Illinois 60098 and the public is encouraged to attend. 

 » View 2018 Meeting Schedule (regular meetings)

 » View Agendas / Minutes of Meetings 

 


 

COMMISSION MEMBERS
Chairman ( Vacancy ) *
Steve Greeley, Vice Chairman
Gloria Mack
Peter Janko
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MCCD Liaison (ex-officio/vacant)
Sean Foley, Staff Liaison (ex-officio)
Paula Rieghns, Landmark Committee Volunteer
 

  

For more information on the Commission, call 815-334-4560 Extension 4, or e-mail us at hpc@co.mchenry.il.us

All correspondence should be mailed to:

McHenry County Historic Preservation Commission
Department of Planning and Development
2200 North Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098

 

* To apply for a vacant commissionership, please visit the County Board Appointments web page. Or click on the "News" box on the upper right of this page. 


PHOTO CALENDARS

View the 2017 Calendar of Landmarks 

View the 2016 Calendar of Scenic Roads   

View the 2015 Calendar of McHenry County Barns



 PRESERVATION DOCUMENTS

Adobe-icon-15x15PRESERVATION PLAN  (0.7 Mb)

Adobe-icon-15x15LOCAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES  (0.5 Mb)
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MCHENRY COUNTY HISTORICAL RESOURCES GUIDE  (1.7 Mb)



PRINCIPAL SUB-SECTIONS


Icon-scroll-papyrus-doc-45x45A Brief History of Preservation

 

[Icon Tree] Heritage Groves

 

Public School (1) One Room Historic Landmark Designations and Historial Programs

 

[Icon Doc Faces]  Landmark Nomination Criteria and Forms

 

Icon: doric column Local Historic Resources & Links

 

[Icon Survey Map] Rural Survey

 

[Icon Scenic Rd] Scenic Drives

 

 


 

 

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