FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2020
 
HOOKSETT HERITAGE COMMISSION
 
Contact: Kathie Northrup,
669-8926,
 
PUBLIC INPUT – DEMOLITION PETITION
1253 HOOKSETT ROAD, THE STONE HOUSE
 
The Hooksett Heritage Commission will be holding a public hearing on Thursday, July 16,  2020, starting at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers at the Municipal Building, 16 Main Street, Hooksett, NH.  Proper social distancing protocols will be observed.
 
Its purpose is to hear concerns or alternatives offered by members of the public or the commission regarding the proposed demolition of the circa 1930 home at 1253 Hooksett Road.  An architectural historian has inventoried the property and found it eligible for listing on both the State and National Registers of Historic Places.
 
Unless an alternative to the current plan is found, the developer proposes to demolish this architecturally prominent home to make way for another storage facility.
 
The Heritage Commission seeks the public’s help in urging RCA Holdings, LLC, to reconsider destroying this one-of-a-kind structure.  If you are unable to attend the hearing, comments via email to [email protected] will be accepted and included in the record of the hearing.  You may also express your wish to protect this architecturally significant building by signing the petition Save the Stone House, Hooksett, NH, from Demolition at www.change.org.   
 
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