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Posted on Dec 28, 2014 in Home Page Blocks | Comments Off on Newsletters

Video on 25 years of preservation in Elgin David C. Cook, the man his business and his home GPA wins Image award for the Housewalk 180 S. Channing recently sold and the Saga of Grand View An Elgin Painted Lady revisited Recent unveilings in the neighborhood View Changes in the Historic District Courier article about the Painted Ladies contest An amazing honor for Elgin’s old houses There is an Egyptian hiding in Elgin Historic American Building Survey house in Elgin Ten Reasons to live in Elgin Another famous Elgin History of the Watch Factory Depot  ...

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Housewalk

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Click here to go to the Housewalk web site for more info on the 2020 tour.      

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Newsworthy

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Click here to view a video on You Tube of a Jerry Turnquist summer 2014 walking tour of the Holy Hill area of the Elgin Historic District. Click here to view a video of 25 years of preservation in Elgin. Click here to view a video on the history of the Elgin Watch Factory depot.

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Upcoming Events and Meetings

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There will not be a General Membership meeting until after the Corona Virus restrictions are lifted.  Future meetings will be held on the third Thursday of every month, at 360 Park Street,  second floor, at 7:00 pm.  General Membership meetings are open to the public. Non-members (and future members) are welcome!  Come to learn what’s happening in the neighborhood and build some community.    

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Become A Member

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Membership in GPA lets you tap into a large network of owners and renovators, a chance to salvage architectural elements for your own home, and a subscription to the GPA Gazette with articles, news and tips for working on your home – and a chance to meet, converse, volunteer, learn, educate and socialize with other old-house people.

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Welcome!

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The Gifford Park Association (GPA) is a not-for-profit organization that was founded in 1979. The goal of GPA is the revitalization, enhancement and  preservation of Elgin’s Historic homes and public buildings with a focus in the Elgin Historic District. The neighborhood is located in the oldest portions of the city of Elgin, Illinois, and is oddly shaped and roughly bound by Park Street on the north, Center Street/Villa Court on the west, Villa Street on the south, and Liberty Street on the east. Click here for a map of the neighborhood boundaries. GPA has made great strides in preserving...

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