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Façade Easement Program
The Façade Easement Program is a tool for Historic Madison, Inc., ensuring that Madison’s historic resources are protected and preserved and will continue to be treasured and enjoyed. In donating the façade of a building to HMI, the property owner is assured the exterior will be protected from changes and keep with its historic architectural character. The property owner will in return enjoy a tax credit.
Dorothy Inglis Reindollar Preservation Award
Established in 2000, this annual award was created to recognize individuals, residential owners and/or business owners for outstanding achievements in preservation and restoration efforts in Madison and Jefferson County. The award is presented annually during the organization’s spring preservation gala. The award is determined through a nomination process.
John and Maureen Galvin/Historic Madison, Inc. Scholarship
Established in 2013, this annual award was created to honor John Galvin’s community and preservation related successes while recognizing Maureen Galvin’s support for and encouragement of these worthy accomplishments in the hopes of inspiring future generations of preservationists, architects and historians to do likewise. The scholarship will be awarded to qualified high school seniors pursuing a degree in historic preservation, architecture, American History or related field and will be a graduate of a high school in Jefferson County, Indiana. Scholarship recipients will be selected by a committee approved by the Board of Directors of Historic Madison, Inc. Scholarship applications are available during the winter semester of each school year.
Technical Assistance Program
Historic Madison, Inc. offers a variety of technical services to the property owners in Madison historic district including building design, preservation maintenance and planning, and tax credit certification.
Historic Madison, Inc. is working to continue to integrate Madison’s history and specifically its architecture into the classroom. Heritage Days, Black History Month celebrations, Spring Break “Staycation” projects, Architectural Walking Tours, and Archicamp are annual events held to highlight special areas of Madison’s history.