Albany receives grant to continue historic survey

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany city leaders want to get a better handle on how many historic buildings are in town.

Commissioners officially accepted a $16,000 grant from the Department of Natural Resources to continue a historic resource survey.

The goal is to inventory all the historic structures in the city.

"To determine what is historic in Albany, what is worth preserving from a community's perspective," said Paul Forgey, Planning and Development. "So we can figure out what's historic about Albany, what we have left and know whether or not it's worth preserving."

At least 700 structures that are at least 50-years old are being surveyed.

If you think your home should be included contact the Planning Department.

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