Historic Preservation

Lexington has a rich and diverse heritage that has been recognized on both the local and national level.

Historic Preservation is responsible for activities related to the preservation of historic structures, districts and resources in Lexington.

Historic Preservation:

  • provides technical assistance to owners of historic properties;
  • is support staff to the Historic Preservation Commission;
  • reviews projects that utilize federal funds; and
  • works with other governmental agencies to preserve Lexington’s historic properties.


Bettie Kerr
(859) 258-3265

Amelia Armstrong
Historic Preservation Inspector
(859) 258-3265

Barry Dennis
Historic Preservation Specialist
(859) 258-3265