Hammond History Action Team Meeting
Sep
18
5:00 PM17:00

Hammond History Action Team Meeting

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).

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HHDC Working Session
Sep
14
11:00 AM11:00

HHDC Working Session

  • Hammond Building Department Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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August Applications DUE
Aug
10
1:00 PM13:00

August Applications DUE

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 (historicdistrict@hammond.org) by 1:00 PM on Friday August 10th.

Retrieve your application HERE.

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Aug
8
to Aug 13

Historic District Office CLOSED

  • Hammond Historic District Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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 historicdistrict@hammond.org.  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!

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July Special Session
Jul
27
11:00 AM11:00

July Special Session

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

6.    ADJORNMENT

NEXT MEETING:  August 15th, 2018

 

CLICK HERE to retrieve a hyperlinked agenda.

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Jun
18
11:00 AM11:00

HHDC Working Session

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.)

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Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

June Special Session

  • 219 East Robert Street Hammond, LA, 70401 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

Agenda:  PDF

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May
23
11:00 AM11:00

May Special Session

The Hammond Historic District Commission will meet tomorrow, Wed. May 23, 2018, at 11:00 AM to review project adjustments on the exterior renovations at 113 N. Oak Street as well as an application for 400 W. Thomas (Euro Hospitality, LLC).

Hyperlinked Agenda:  PDF

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A Little Bit of History & All That Jazz
May
18
1:00 PM13:00

A Little Bit of History & All That Jazz

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

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Hammond Mid-Century Modern Home Tour 2018
Apr
21
10:00 AM10:00

Hammond Mid-Century Modern Home Tour 2018

  • St. Alberts Catholic Student Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

 

 

OTHER DETAILS:

 

Tickets

  • $25 pre-sale

  • $30 day-of

  • $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

 

Date/Time

  • Saturday April 21st, 2018

  • 10:00a - 4:00p

 

A huge thank you to our sponsors!

  • Holly/Smith Architects

  • 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.

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John Desmond:  Hammond's Mid Century Architect
Apr
11
5:30 PM17:30

John Desmond: Hammond's Mid Century Architect

  • First Christian Church - Sanctuary (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In preparation for the first Hammond Mid-Century Modern Home Tour (slated for April 21st, 2018), the Hammond Historic District Commission presents the second of a two-part lecture series about the architectural history of the United States and Hammond.

 

Date: Wednesday April 11, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm

Tickets:  Free and open to the public!

 

This second lecture by Howard C. Nichols - Regional Historian and Professor Emeritus at Southeastern Louisiana University - will explain the character defining details of the Mid-Century Modern architectural style as well as its proliferation in Hammond due in large part to local architect John Desmond.

 

Come to the First Christian Church (architect: John Desmond), which was recently listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a fine example of Mid-Century Modern architecture, and learn more about our local architectural history!

 

There will be time after the presentation for questions.

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Architectural History of the U.S.:  Setting the Stage for Hammond
Mar
29
5:30 PM17:30

Architectural History of the U.S.: Setting the Stage for Hammond

In preparation for the first Hammond Mid-Century Modern Home Tour (slated for April 21st, 2018), the Hammond Historic District Commission presents the first of a two-part lecture series about the architectural history of the United States.

 

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm

Tickets: Free and open to the public!

 

This first lecture by Laura Ewen Blokker - Principal for Southeast Preservation and Assistant Director of the Tulane University Master of Preservation Studies - will summarize the historical context and character defining details of architectural styles that shape our built environment today.

 

Come to the Hammond Regional Arts Center (HRAC) to learn more about our local architecture as it relates to historic trends!

 

There will be time after the presentation for questions.

CLICK HERE to view the Facebook Event

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Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

HHDC Hosts: The Commission Assistance & Mentoring Program

On Saturday March 10, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM the Hammond Historic District Commission will host the Commission Assistance and Mentoring Program  – an annual training opportunity for preservation commissions in the United States.

The all-day training is put on by the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions and the State Historic Preservation Office.  It will be held at the Hammond Chamber of Commerce, 400 NW Railroad Avenue. 

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