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 05/9-05/10

The Recent Past: Strategies for Evaluation
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Prior registration and payment is required at npi.org/register.html

Location: Room 307, R.A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399
This seminar is presented by the National Preservation Institute (NPI), in cooperation with the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. This is a training for historic preservation professionals with a target audience of professional architectural historians; architects; planners; federal, state, and local agency cultural resource managers; preservation consultants.

Examine nationwide trends in mid-20th-century houses and neighborhoods, with an emphasis on the evaluation of large suburban developments, construction methods, and house types and plans. Review era-specific factors that help to identify and categorize these buildings. Evaluate survey methodologies and consider the impact of neighborhood zoning, subdivision design review, urban renewal, and owner associations. Discuss how to determine the significance and integrity of resources when evaluating eligibility for federal and state programs, such as the National Register and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.

An agenda and registration is available at npi.org/sem-20th.html. The advance registration rate is available up to 6 weeks prior to the seminar date.

Instructor. James C. Massey, Assoc. AIA, architectural historian and planner, former HABS chief, contributing editor to Old-House Journal, and historic preservation consultant with a particular interest in the mid-20th century

 Training Seminar
09/6- 09/7

Landscape Preservation: An Introduction
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Prior registration and payment is required at npi.org/register.html

Location: Room 307, R.A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399

This seminar is presented by the National Preservation Institute (NPI), in cooperation with the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. This is a training for historic preservation professionals with a target audience of professional landscape architects; architectural historians; architects; planners; federal, state, and local agency cultural resource managers; and preservation consultants.

In this introduction to the basics of cultural landscapes, learn about designed, vernacular, and ethnographic landscapes, and historic sites. Review applicable laws and regulations, and discuss how to identify and inventory character-defining features of a landscape. Explore the concepts of preservation planning and documentation, and the development of the cultural landscape report for use in managing historic and cultural landscapes. Case studies illustrate realistic approaches to effective landscape management and preservation.

An agenda and registration is available at http://npi.org/sem-ls.html.

The advance registration rate is available up to 6 weeks prior to the seminar date.

Instructor:
Lucinda A. Brockway, program director for cultural resources, The Trustees of Reservations; formerly principal and owner, Past Designs, a landscape preservation and design firm specializing in preservation and management of historic landscapes; author of two books and several articles on historic landscapes

OR
Nancy J. Brown, ASLA, historical landscape architect, experience with National Park Service, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, and University of Virginia; currently at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; specialist in cultural landscapes and Section 106.

This seminar is offered in conjunction with an additional day of training on Landscape Preservation: Advanced Tools for Managing Change, which requires additional registration and cost.

Training Seminar
09/8

Landscape Preservation: Advanced Tools for Managing Change
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Prior registration and payment is required at npi.org/register.html

Location: Room 307, R.A. Gray Building, 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399

This seminar is presented by the National Preservation Institute (NPI), in cooperation with the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. This is a training for historic preservation professionals with a target audience of professional landscape architects; architectural historians; architects; planners; federal, state, and local agency cultural resource managers; and preservation consultants.

In this advanced landscape preservation seminar, explore the sometimes conflicting issues that direct the process of change and decision making for challenging landscapes. Review the practice and discuss the implications of inventorying, evaluating, treating, and maintaining landscape resources. Identify tools and techniques for managing change when difficult issues affect the process. Understand the philosophical foundations for making sound, educated decisions about the preservation and long-term management of historic and cultural landscapes.

An agenda and registration is available at http://www.npi.org/sem-ls2.html. The advance registration rate is available up to 6 weeks prior to the seminar date.

Instructor:
Lucinda A. Brockway, program director for cultural resources, The Trustees of Reservations; formerly principal and owner, Past Designs, a landscape preservation and design firm specializing in preservation and management of historic landscapes; author of two books and several articles on historic landscapes

OR

Nancy J. Brown, ASLA, historical landscape architect, experience with National Park Service, Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation, and University of Virginia; currently at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; specialist in cultural landscapes and Section 106.

This seminar is offered in conjunction with a two day training on Landscape Preservation: An Introduction, which requires separate registration and cost.

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