Programs and Workshops

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Assistance Programs


​​​Design Assistance Program

The Design Assistance Program (DAP) is a program designed to assist business and property owners in our Main Street Oakland County communities with the physical appearance of their property.  

As part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Main Street program embraces a strong preservation ethic and the program relies on the Secretary of the Interior Standards to guide its design and technical recommendations.

Services

  • Building specific historical research
  • Reference photographs
  • Field measurements
  • Scale drawings
  • Design and repair recommendations
  • Renderings of proposed design recommendations
  • Owner meetings​​

Historic Preservation Workshops


Basics

Oakland County, in partnership with Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN) brings you a basic training on historic preservation.​​​


​​​​Histori​​c Preservation Assistance

Historic Preservation Assistance is designed to assist property owners across Oakland County.  
The program relies on the Secretary of the Interior Standards to guide its design and technical recommendations. 

We also work with closely with the Environmental Stewardship program.


Services

  • Building specific historical research
  • Reference photographs
  • Field measurements
  • Scale drawings
  • Design and repair recommendations
  • Master planning and project phasing
  • Owner meetings​​


Advanced

​Oakland County, in partnership with Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN) brings you advanced training focused on the roles and responsibilities of Historic District Commissions.​​​​​​​​​

Speaker Programs


Looking for a speaker for your organization?  The following presentations have been developed and are available, free of charge to any Oakland County organization, school or local unit of government. All programs are tailored to the age, interest level and time constraints of the audience.​​​

​Contact us for more information about our Heritage Preservation Program and how we might help you in preserving your (our) heritage.​