The Commission works to educate the public concerning the goals and methods of historic preservation. Nine volunteer local commissioners, all local residents experienced in historic preservation, are appointed by the mayor. They are assisted by a staff member from the city Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development.

Historic Preservation Month 2014

Cake Contest 2014 Reprise:

Cake Contestants Do a 'Batter' Job This Year

Grand Prize winner Cheryl Munson, Danielle Bachant-Bell and Caroline Clay

Farmstead cake This cake depicts the smoke house at the Hinkle Garton Farmstead on East 10th Street.

Cake entry of Lily Bruce (age 14) depicting the African American "Colored" Church on Sinclair Street in West Baden

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Judges, Mark Dollase, Chef Jeff Taber and Yael Ksander in deep consultation during the third Annual Architectural Cake Contest May 17th.


Duncan Campbell explains the benefits of window repair and restoration.

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Information in Bloomington Historic Preservation Commission