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Truman Heritage District Design Guidelines

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Note - In 2011, the City of Independence updated its Historic Preservation Design Guideline. Copies are available on request at City Hall. An electronic version is available here


Table of Contents/Introduction
Informational Guide
History of the Truman Neighborhood
Architectural Styles
Requirements for Designated Properties
Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation
Elements of Design
Rehabilitation Guidelines
New Construction

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