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  • Downtown Design & Preservation


    Facade Improvement Grant Program

    The Façade Improvement Grant Program is intended to provide financial assistance to property or business owners to care for their historic buildings and to enhance the overall appeal of downtown Danville.



    Explore the Heart's preservation programs with these publications. 


  • Historic Preservation Tax Credit

    The Kentucky (and Federal) Historic Preservation Tax Credit program is intended as an incentive for private investment in historic buildings throughout the commonwealth. 


    Architectural Heritage Board

    The Danville Architectural Heritage Board was established to protect the City's historic areas and historic buildings from demolition and inappropriate alterations and to encourage the rehabilitation of buildings and appropriate new construction on land within the historic areas of the city. 


    African-American Business District

    In the midst of racial segregation, Second Street, now home to Constitution Square Park, served for many decades as the heart of African American economic, social, and religious activity.

  • Design Guidelines

    Design Guidelines provide guidance for maintenance and improvements to historic properties within the Downtown Danville Historic District Overlay.