A Grapevine Historic District or Landmark is a distinctive area or place of singular historical character in the City of Grapevine. Districts and landmarks are also a legacy, linking present and future generations with their heritage and providing a diversity of lifestyles vital for our City's future quality of life.
The Grapevine Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) serves the public both as a steward for these districts and as a facilitator to property owners of historic landmarks or in historic districts. It provides assistance, at no charge, to owners by helping them plan modifications they may be considering and guides owners through the application process necessary to implement those changes.
Yes, you can still make changes to your property. However, prior to any exterior alterations, demolition or new construction, a Certificate of Appropriateness must be approved. This is to ensure that proposed modifications be in keeping with the architectural character of the district or landmark and would include the following alterations: new exterior paint colors; changing doors and windows
signs; adding / removing siding; light fixtures; landscaping; demolition; and new construction.