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HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD OF LAKELAND, RG5580, 1991-2003

Scope and Contnent Note

Chapter 8 of City Ordinance No. 2203 established the framework for a comprehensive historic preservation program in the City of Lakeland. The board is composed of 9 - 11 members, appointed by the City Commission for three year terms. "As part of the historic preservation board there shall be a design review committee for each historic district consisting of five members of the board" who are responsible for approving any changes to a building or property in the district.

The collection is arranged in two series: Series I - Preservation Board Records in box 1, includes minutes of Board and Design Review Committee meetings, By-laws, a Citywide Resource Survey, and awards applications and awards.

Series II, Historic Buildings and Sites in box 2, contains information on the following sites: Amtrac Railroad Station, Beacon Hill Historic District, Cleveland Court Elementary School, Dixieland Historic District, East Lake Morton Historic District, The Fire Station on Lake Mirror, Florida Southern College Danforth Chapel, Henley Field, Munn Park, the Oates Building, Polk Theatre, the old Lakeland High School building (now Lawton Chiles Middle Academy), South Lake Morton Historic District, historic street lights, and contractors' awards.

BOX

FOLDER

FOLDER TITLE

DATES

   

  

Series I - Preservation Board Records

  

1

1

Agendas and Minutes of the Board and Design Review Committee

1991-95

  

2

Budget, goals

1992-94

  

3

By-laws

1986-90

  

4

City Codes, Ordinances, Resolutions

1970-93

  

5

Citywide Resource Survey

n.d.

  

6

Florida State Appropriations and Tax Exemptions

1993-94

  

7

Local Housing assistance program

1993

  

8

Membership Financial Disclosure Information

1990-94

  

9

Miscellaneous (Flyers)

1984-2000

  

10

Tampa Heights Affordable Housing Tour

1985-93

 

 11

Applications for Review

1993-95

 

 

Series II - Historic Buildings and Sites

 

  

12

Amtrac Railroad Station

  

  

13

Beacon Hill / Alta Vista Historic District

  

  

14

Cleveland Court Elementary School

  

  

15

Contractors' Awards

  

  

16

Dixieland Historic District

  

  

17

East Lake Morton Historic District

  

  

18

Fire Station / Goodwill Building

  

  

19

Florida Southern College-Danforth Chapel

  

  

20

Henley Field && Munn Park

  

  

21

Munn Park

  

  

22

Oates Building

  

  

23

Polk Theatre

  

  

24

Old Lakeland High School

  

  

25

South Lake Morton Historic District

  

  

26

Street Lights