Ottawa awarded IDNR Historic Preservation Projects grant

Ottawa – Studstill Media Photo

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Office Friday announced the approval of more than $131,400 in funding for nine historic preservation projects through the National Park Service’s Historic Preservation Fund.  Ottawa was awarded $18,250 in Federal Historic Preservation Funds, with the City of Ottawa providing $6,750 to be put towards an update of downtown design guidelines for the city.

The SHPO is planning another round of CLG grants in the fall of 2021.  For information on how to apply for Certified Local Government grants, visit the IDNR website: