A great resource for restoring your home in a period appropriate nature is the Blueprint for Rehabilitation-A Positive Approach to Guidelines.
Along with the brochure Living with Historic District Zoning, which discusses approvals for changes.
If a feature of your home needs replaced, renovated or upgraded, that is a great opportunity to bring that feature closer to the historic character of your home.
See what others across the nation have done in Save This Old House.
And learn more about Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs) from this City of Dayton YouTube video taken right here in Victorian Park in St Anne’s Hill: