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

  • Rebecca Deeds, President
  • Lucy Midlelfort, Vice President
  • Ellen Wagner, Treasurer
  • Emma Earnst, Secretary
  • Ed Brooks
  • Michael Dickens
  • Emma "Jo" Lawson
  • Rachel Lloyd
  • Tom Raney
  • Will Rourk
  • Liz Russell
  • Craig Swift
  • Bernadette Whitsett-Hammond
  • Richard Guy Wilson

Board of Advisers

  • Bill Adams
  • Jim Boyd
  • Maria Chapel
  • Richard Crozier
  • Helena Devereux
  • Bill Emory
  • Madeleine Hawks
  • Jean Hiatt
  • Andrew Johnston
  • Genevieve Keller
  • K. Edward Lay
  • Margaret Maliszewski Fritz
  • Judy Mickelson
  • Melanie Miller
  • Judy Rasmussen
  • Mark Rylander
  • Justin Sarafin
  • Mary Joy Scala
  • Kay Slaughter
  • Edwina St. Rose
  • Ross L. Stevens
  • Roulhac B. Toledano
  • Peggy Van Yahresn


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