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Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation

As a National Heritage Area, Wheeling Heritage is committed to protecting our city’s historic resources by supporting the preservation and development of historic districts and public spaces. Our work ensures that Wheeling’s historic integrity is preserved for generations to come. Be sure to watch our video for an in-depth explanation of our efforts in historic preservation.

Own an old building? Interested in buying one? Check out our preservation resources page for a list of programs available for current and prospective property owners interested in redeveloping their historic buildings.

Our Projects

Below are examples of how our organization works to revitalize our most important assets.

Friend of Heritage Award

Dating back to 2003, the Friend of Heritage Award was conceived as a way to acknowledge the efforts of local agencies, associations, and individuals who are enhancing the future of Wheeling while respecting our heritage. Click the link below to read about those who have been recognized over the years.

Heritage Award