Preservation Piedmont

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Preservation Piedmont is a non-profit organization founded in 1993 that is dedicated to the preservation of the built environment and its setting in order to protect and create an appreciation for the historic resources of the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County and surrounding areas. [1]

The organization is waiving memberships for 2021 in response to the pandemic. [2]

Previous events

One of their signature events is Preservation Week, one of which was be held in 2011 from March 30 to April 9. The group also holds walking tours in the fall for people who want to learn more.

Current Board Members

  • Liz Russell, President
  • Madeleine Hawks, Vice President
  • Maria Chapel, Treasurer
  • Bill Adams
  • Jim Boyd
  • Ed Brooks
  • Rebecca Deeds
  • Emma Earnst
  • Alex Ix
  • Peter Krebs
  • Jo Lawson
  • Lucy Middlelfort
  • Melanie Miller
  • Mark Rylander
  • Mary Joy Scala
  • Kay Slaughter

Board of Advisers

  • Richard Crozier
  • Helena Devereux
  • Bill Emory
  • Andrew Johnston
  • Jean Hiatt
  • Genevieve Keller
  • K. Edward Lay
  • Margaret Maliszewski
  • Judy Mickelson
  • Tom Raney
  • Ellen Wagner
  • Justin Sarafin
  • Ross Stevens
  • Roulhac Toledano
  • Peggy Van Yahres
  • Edwina St. Rose
  • Judy Rasmussen
  • Richard Guy Wilson


Mid-Century Modern

In 2020, Preservation Piedmont began a project to mark buildings constructed between 1930 and 1970 that depart from traditional historical styles. [3]

Albemarle County


  1. Web. Preservation Piedmont, retrieved February 16, 2011.
  2. Print: September 7, 2020: COVID-19 update for Labor Day, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Community Engagement, Town Crier Productions.
  3. Web. Mid-Century Piedmont, Website, Preservation Piedmont, retrieved May 8, 2021.

External links

Official site