Historic Landmarks Commission

The Village of Mantua Historic Landmarks Commission will hold its 2021 meetings as follows: Saturday January 16, 1:00 am and Saturday March 13, 10:00 am will be conducted via Zoom video-conferencing and live streamed to the public via YouTube. Stream links will be available at mantuavillage.com. Saturday September 11, 10:00 am and Saturday November 13, 10:00 am will be held in Council Chambers, 4650 High Street, Mantua, OH, with public attendance permitted, unless otherwise advertised.

Read the Landmark Commission's 2017 Annual Report here.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE.
The Village Council, being mindful of the proud history of this community, hereby declares as a matter of public policy that the preservation, protection, perpetuation and use of areas, places, buildings, structures, works of art and other objects having a special historical, community, or aesthetic interest or value is a public necessity and is required in the interest of health, prosperity, safety, and welfare of the people. The purposes of this chapter are:

  1. To maintain and enhance the distinctive character of the historic resources of Mantua by establishment of procedures whereby certain areas, places, buildings, structures and works or art which reflect elements of the Village's cultural social, economic, political, or architectural history shall be allowed that measure of protection afforded by a thorough study of alternatives to incompatible alterations or demolition before such acts are performed.
  2. To contribute to the economic, recreational, cultural and educational development of the Village by:

    1. Fostering civic pride in the beauty and notable accomplishments of the past;
    2. Promoting the use and preservation of historic sites and structures for the education and general welfare of the people of the Village;
    3. Enhancing the visual and aesthetic character, diversity and interest of the Village;
    4. Facilitating the rehabilitation and revitalization of certain older neighborhoods and areas;
    5. Protecting and enhancing attractions to residents, tourists and visitors;
    6. Stabilizing and improving property values; and
    7. Stimulating business and attracting development.

Commission Members
Clark Magdych, President - Term expires 12/31/22
Emily Hammonds, Vice President - Term expires 12/31/23
Nick Ehlert, Term expires 12/31/21
Jaden Slovensky, Secretary, Term expires 12/31/22
Vacant - Term expires 12/31/21
Vacant Seat, Term expires 12/31/21
Vacant Seat, Term expires 12/31/23


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William H. Craft House


Meeting Minutes
January 16, 2021
November 14, 2020
September 12, 2020
March 14, 2020
January 25, 2020
December 7, 2019
November 16, 2019
April 15, 2019
August 3, 2018
May 5, 2018
February 5, 2018
September 9, 2017
April 1, 2017
February 25, 2017
November 5, 2016
September 10, 2016
June 25, 2016
May 7, 2016
March 5, 2016
January 9, 2016
September 26, 2015
June 13, 2015
April 11, 2015
December 27, 2014
September 27, 2014
June 28, 2014
March 29, 2014
December 21, 2013
August 28, 2013
June 26, 2013
April 17, 2013
March 27, 2013

Read the Landmark Commission's 2016 Annual Report here.