The Virginia Historic Resources Committee is a knowledge community of the AIA Virginia, comprised of people with an interest in historic architecture, adaptive reuse of existing buildings, and other history-related topics.

To identify, understand, and preserve architectural heritage within the Commonwealth of Virginia. VHRC is engaged in promoting the role of historic preservation, rehabilitation, and adaptive use within the profession through the development of information and knowledge among members, allied professional organizations, and the public.

2024 Calendar of Events (some dates TBD):

February3rd: HRC Retreat in Staunton, VA
June26th: Slate Roofing Webinar
AugustTour: Fort Monroe Construction Site (Coastal Virginia Chapter Region)
SeptemberTBD: Webinar: Historic Tax Credits
14: Tour – Blackburn Inn, Staunton, VA (Central Virginia Chapter Region)
October19: Tour – Poplar Forest (Blue Ridge Chapter Region)
November6: Craftsperson’s Crawl at AIA Virginia 2024 Architecture Exchange East Conference
DecemberHRC Online Trivia Event
*Looking for volunteers! Please email if interested.

Virginia HRC’s activities are developed and sponsored by a leadership group of AIA Virginia members from across the state. If you are interested in participating in HRC leadership or activities, contact us at

HRC 2024 Retreat in Staunton, VA

Virginia HRC kicked off 2024 with a great retreat at Frazier Associates in Staunton, VA and a BIG thank you to Kathy Frazier for hosting. A few pictures below show the fun all around”

Watch Virginia HRC Educational Programming

Making the Case for Historic Window Restoration (video and resources)

Fundamentals of Historic Brick and Mortar (video and resources)