The
Village of Kinderhook

Historic Preservation CommISSION

The Village's Historic Preservation Commission is made up of persons qualified through their knowledge and experience in historic preservation (trained and working preservation specialists, architects, and/or historians) to evaluate proposals for new work involving historic properties within the Village's historic district. Their decisions are based on objective criteria articulated in Village Code Chapter 75. Their goals are to protect the integrity of historic buildings and properties in the Village, especially those within the Village's historic overlay district; to protect and preserve for the long term elements in the Village which are distinctive in Kinderhook’s historic, architectural, and cultural heritage; to foster civic pride in accomplishments of the past; and to protect the Village's attractiveness for residents, businesses, and visitors. With the HPC's guidance, the Village continues to support and stimulate the local economy, insuring harmonious, orderly, and efficient growth and development in the Village.

The Historic Preservation Commission meets at 7:00pm on the third Thursday of every month. Please click here to read the minutes.

Village of Kinderhook Historic Preservation Commission Preservation Handbook

Application for Certificate of Appropriateness

MAP - Historic Preservation Overlay District

LOCAL LAW NO. 1, 2004 - A LOCAL LAW TO AMEND THE VILLAGE CODE OF THE VILLAGE OF KINDERHOOK TO REPEAL CHAPTER 130 -22 OF THE CODE AND ADD A NEW CHAPTER 75 TO BE ENTITLED “LANDMARKS AND HISTORIC DISTRICTS IN THE VILLAGE OF KINDERHOOK”

The following is a list of HPC Members along with their terms of service.

Roderic Blackburn
April 2014 – March 2019

Randal Dawkins
May 2014 – March 2017

Timothy Husband, Vice-Chair
April 2016-March 2021

Kenneth Neilson, Chair
April 2013-March 2018

Ruth Piwonka, Village Historian
April 2015-March 2020
rpiwonka@nycap.rr.com

Robert Fitzsimmons Esq.

Jacqueline Bujanow, Secretary - 518-758-8778, ext.304
JBujanow@villageofkinderhook.org

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