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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Shaw House

Land rezoning for shopping center

The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted for two ordinance changes during its regular meeting Tuesday with one allowing for the rezoning of property off Highway 7 for a new shopping center and the other granting all citizens the right to apply for an appeal of a decision of the city’s historic preservation commissions. (April 16, 2014, Page 1, 7)

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    Aldermen deny Shaw appeal

    The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to deny hearing an appeal of the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission’s decision to deny the demolition of a barn on the historic Shaw house property. (April 2, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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      Shaw project back before city

      Developers will ask the Board of Aldermen Tuesday to overturn a decision by the Historic Preservation Commission to deny a Certificate of Appropriateness to demolish a barn on the Shaw property. (March 31, 2014, Page 1, 3)

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        Aldermen reverse demo decision

        The Oxford Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to overturn a decision by the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission to allow the demolition of four outstructures on the historic Shaw property. (March 19, 2014, Page 1, 2)

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          Attorneys file Shaw project appeal

          Local attorneys are asking the Board of Aldermen to reverse a decision by the Oxford Historic Preservation Commission last week to allow a developer to demolish four outstructures on the historic property. (March 17, 2014, Page 12)

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            4 Shaw structures to be demolished

            The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission has allowed a developer to demolish four out of five outbuildings on the property of the historic Shaw house to be demolished, leaving the old barn. (March 12, 2014, Page 1)

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              Planning Commission nixes Shaw project

              The Oxford Planning Commission denied a request from a developer to build a maximum of 14 homes on the historic Shaw property Monday night, while approving, for the second time, a rezoning request from developers who want to build a shopping center off Highway 7. (March 11, 2014, Page 1,2)

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                Shaw project hits a snag

                The Historic Preservation Commission tabled a request to demolish five structures on the same property as the Shaw house until the Mississippi Department of Archives and History can review the project. They approved repairs to the front porch of the historic home to keep it from falling down. (February 21, 2014, Page 1A, 9A)

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                  Mixed reviews for Shaw house project

                  Plans to renovate the historic Shaw home on East Jackson Avenue, and the 5 acres surrounding it, will be up for review next week by two city commissions. (February 6, 2014, Page 1, 11)

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                    Landmark status sought for Shaw House

                    The Oxford Historic Preservation Commission will be contacting the owners of the 165-year-old Shaw house  on Jackson Avenue East in hopes they will agree to allowing the city to pursue getting the house listed on the National Register of Historic Homes. (May 15, 2013, Page 1)

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