Wednesday, Aug. 29th, the Hammond History Action Team (HHAT) met to discuss updates and fall initiatives. The key topic was an upcoming "History Inventory Day."
For this meeting on September 18th, 2018 at 5:00 PM, the next steps pertaining to that will be discussed. Said next steps are:
- Contact Mandeville to find out how they organized and executed their history collection day (“Mining Old Mandeville”) - DONE
- Inventory Day Planning - NEXT MEETING
- Design communications strategy
- Set the date
- Find the venue
- Determine what we collect
- Determine how we collect it
- Establish how many volunteers we need and what their jobs will be
Please join us to further this initiative:
5:00 PM on Tuesday Sept. 18th in City Council Chambers (312 E. Charles).
The Hammond Historic District Commission will meet on Friday Sept. 14 at 11:00 AM to discuss landscaping guidelines, temporary signage guidelines, and any September applications. Other topics may be discussed. There will be no formal voting or approvals. This working session will be held in the Hammond Building Department Conference Room at 219 E. Robert Street.
In order to get on the August Agenda for HHDC review, an application must be submitted to the Hammond Historic District Office either in person (219 E. Robert St.) or via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 1:00 PM on Friday August 10th.
Retrieve your application HERE.
The Hammond Historic District office will be closed from August 8th - 13th, 2018. The monthly meeting isscheduled for August 15th, 2018 at 11:00 AM in City Council Chambers.
Applications to get on the August HHDC meeting agenda are due Friday August 10th, 2018.
Please email questions, comments, or applications to email@example.com. You may also drop applications off at the Building Department front desk. If dropping off in person, be sure to provide an email so that a message confirming receipt can be sent.
See you on the 15th!
Special Session Agenda
HAMMOND HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION
July 27th, 2018 – 11:00AM
HAMMOND BUILDING DEPT. CONFERENCE ROOM – 219 EAST ROBERT STREET
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. VERIFICATION OF MEETING NOTICE
3. ROLL CALL
4. NEW BUSINESS:
A. 112 S. Cypress (Local Honey) – Signage
B. 111 W. Charles (5 Stones Media) – Exterior Renovations
C. 113 E. Morris (Samurai Restaurant) – Roofing
D. 2 W. Thomas (DDD) – Community Pavilion
5. PUBLIC INPUT
NEXT MEETING: August 15th, 2018
CLICK HERE to retrieve a hyperlinked agenda.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WORKING SESSION
THE HAMMOND HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION
Monday June 18th, 2018 - 11:00 AM
City of Hammond Building Department – 219 E. Robert St.
The Hammond Historic District Commission will meet Monday June 18th, 2018 for a working session to discuss monthly meeting agenda items. CLICK HERE for a copy of the agenda. There will be no formal review and no voting during this session.
The working session is scheduled for 11:00 am in the conference room of the Hammond Building Department (219 E. Robert St.)
The Hammond Historic District Commission will convene in special session Friday June 8 at 10:00 AM to review an application for signage for 113 N. Oak. The session will take place in the City of Hammond Building Department conference room, 219 E. Robert St.
1. HAMMOND HERITAGE BUS TOUR ($15)
Join us for the first of a series of tours designed to increase the awareness of the rich culture that exists in Tangipahoa Parish.
This first bus tour, featuring a few of Hammond's little known African American Points of Interest, will pick up at the statue of Doctor Walter Reed on the west side of Cate Square. Enjoy a little jazz as you discover a few of Hammond's unknown Points of Interest such as the Unnamed Slave Boy Grave. Also included is a tour of the Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum.
Multiple tour time are available:
1:00 - 2:30 l 3:00 - 4:30 l 5:00 - 6:30
For more information and to purchase your seat on the bus, click the link below:
TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE
2. CONCERT by HAMMOND JAZZ LEGACY MORGAN GUERIN ($30)
Enjoy an evening of history and Jazz in downtown Hammond! Hear the music and story of Jimmie Noone - a great jazz musician whose beginnings were right here in Hammond - and then be treated to the live jazz stylings of Morgan Guerin, a young musician who is taking on the jazz world by storm! He also happens to be a descendent of Jimmie Noone, continuing a jazz legacy that is connected to Hammond.
7:30 PM @ the Hammond Regional Arts Center (217 E. Thomas St.)
TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE
The Louisiana Architectural Foundation (LAF) and Hammond Historic District Commission (HHDC) present an all-day historic home tour of Mid-Century Modern residences in Hammond!
Learn about Hammond's prolific Mid-Century Modern building stock by walking through the structures themselves! MCM architecture came out of the function-over-form ideology and connects building inhabitants in various ways to the nature around them. The tour homes feature authentic as well as carefully renovated MCM features.
Walk or take the provided shuttle over the 1 mile route starting at St. Albert Catholic Student Center (where tickets and check-in will be). Tickets will also be available at the Farmers Market during open hours.
$5 off for AIA Members (must show proof of membership at check in)
Includes souvenir cup for the first 200 tickets purchased!
Also includes 2 beers provided by Gnarley Barly & unlimited soft drinks/water
Saturday April 21st, 2018
10:00a - 4:00p
A huge thank you to our sponsors!
Gnarley Barley Brewing Co.
K-Team Printing & Imaging
Sign deSigns & More
If you would like more information, are interested in volunteering, or otherwise have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to the event organizers - Stacey Pfingsten (LAF) at (504) 579-2489 and Leah Solomon (HHDC) at (985) 277-5684.