15 Ways to Maintain Your Home with a Historic Macon Facade Loan

1. Paint the exterior of your home

 532 Arlington Place was once an abandoned building but with the help of facade loan, it now houses Mercer students and young professionals.

532 Arlington Place was once an abandoned building but with the help of facade loan, it now houses Mercer students and young professionals.

2. Repair and/or replace porch columsn

3. Repair stains, newel posts, and railings

4. Update decorative finishes

5. Repair porches and railings

6. Execute roof repairs, or....

7. ...Install a new roof

8. Repair historic windows

9. Replaced rotted exterior siding

10. Install, replace, or repair fences

11. Install permanent landscaping features (especially shade trees)

12. Repair exterior masonry

13. Apply to permitting fees of Certificate of Appropriateness and building permist from the City of Macon

14. Pay for professional design services by licensed landscape designers and architects

15. Pay for tax credit consulting for substantial rehabilitation projects

Historic Macon Foundation’s Façade Improvement Loan Program exists to enhance the exterior appearance of buildings within the College Hill Corridor. The program directly fulfills Historic Macon Foundation’s mission, “to revitalize our community by preserving architecture and sharing history.” These loans are possible with generous support from Knight Foundation. For more information contact Lauren Mauldin, Loan Fund Manager, at (478) 742-5084.