Rockville’s Historic District Commission on Jan. 18 voted unanimously that the Art Deco Farmers Bank meets multiple criteria for historic designation. MPI congratulates our member organization Peerless Rockville for shepherding this process and recommending that the HDC move on to consider other Recent Past sites. Find out more at http://www.peerlessrockville.org. View MPI’s letter of support.
The Bethesda Historical Society, a MPI member organization, formed the nonprofit Bethesda Meeting House Foundation to purchase and restore the “church that named Bethesda” for community use. Read more about the sale, a brief history of the property, and how you can help at bethesdahistoricalsociety.org.