Historic Preservation Commission

The City of Edwardsville Historic Preservation Commission was established in 1977 as a continuation of the city's long tradition of taking proactive steps to preserve the historic character of Edwardsville. The Commission is comprised of between eight and 11 City of Edwardsville residents who are appointed by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council. The Commissioners serve for a maximum of three three-year terms on a staggered basis.  The Commission is governed by the Historic Preservation Ordinance.

The Commission is responsible for carrying on tradition in Edwardsville by preserving historic buildings, gardens, and streetscapes as well as the overall historic character of the community. The Commission reviews projects that are inside the boundaries of the city's Historic Districts and projects that affect individual Landmark properties located throughout the City. The Commission reviews proposals for complete and partial demolitions, for new construction and requests for building variances. The Commission is also responsible for reviewing and evaluating the design and compatibility of additions and alterations. Utilize the links below to learn more about the Historic Preservation Commission or download an application.

To determine if your upcoming project requires review by the Historic Preservation Commission, please contact the City of Edwardsville at 618-692-7535 or email HPC@cityofedwardsville.com

The Historic Preservation Commission meets regularly on the second Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chamber of City Hall, 118 Hillsboro Avenue.  Meeting dates are subject to change from the approved schedule (below). 

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Committee Members:

  • Jennifer Wilkins, Chair
  • Ryan Downey, Vice-Chair
  • Joe Hutton
  • Reggie Resper

Staff:  Eric Williams, David Sirko

  • Bob Nickrent
  • Brandon Adair, Secretary
  • Ivan Saylor
  • Stephanie Lantz

2022 Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Schedule
118 Hillsboro Avenue, Edwardsville, IL 62025
(Submittal deadline is 3:30 p.m. by day specified in parentheses)

January 12
(Submittal Deadline: January 5)

February 9
(Submittal Deadline: February 2)

March 9
(Submittal Deadline: March 2)

April 13
(Submittal Deadline: April 6)

May 11
(Submittal Deadline: May 4)

June 8
(Submittal Deadline: June 1)

July 13
(Submittal Deadline: July 6)

August 10
(Submittal Deadline: August 3)

September 7
(Submittal Deadline: September 14)

October 12
(Submittal Deadline: October 5)

November 9
(Submittal Deadline: November 2)

December 14
(Submittal Deadline: December 7)