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WORKSHOP SERIES: Leading Locally - Preservation Management Strategies That Work

Join preservation professionals from Historic New England, the Massachusetts Historical Commission, and other organizations for a series of workshops on management issues related to local preservation. Each workshop will provide for audience discussion around current challenges. These workshops are co-sponsored with the Cape Cod Commission.

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Cost per workshop: $20, $15 Historic New England members. Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6644 for more information or register at HistoricNewEngland.org. Box lunch; beverages provided.

Introduction to Preservation Restrictions:
Establishing and Administering for Local Preservation

Friday, May 11, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Town Hall Annex Meeting Room, 261 George Ryder Road, Chatham, Mass.

Preservation restrictions are an important tool for municipalities, especially in communities that use Community Preservation Act funds. This workshop, the first of three Leading Locally workshops, covers the development and monitoring of preservation restrictions held at the local level. Hear case-study examples from towns using restrictions and learn about issues related to holding and enforcing preservation restrictions. Gain confidence by learning from professionals who have experience working with these restrictions.

Caring for Municipal, Museum, and other Non-Profit Historic Properties

Friday, May 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Friday
Sandwich Town Hall, 130 Main Street, Sandwich, Mass.

Explore funding mechanisms, building regulations that affect historic properties, and more. Learn from preservation professionals who manage historic sites and make preservation treatment decisions, including reviews of condition assessments, cyclical maintenance, disaster preparedness, and working with contractors.

Design Review Concepts, Cases and Issues

Friday, June 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Barnstable Town Hall, Hearing Room, 367 Main Street, Hyannis, Mass.

At this workshop, explore issues in design review and management of local historic districts. Using case-study examples and mock hearings, learn how to address challenging issues in historic districts. Case studies will draw from actual applications; attendees are encouraged to submit examples from their own districts for group discussion and feedback.

Thank you to the Chatham, Sandwich, and Barnstable Historical Commissions for hosting these workshops.

Item Last Updated April 9, 2018


Demo Delay Network: New listing @ 12 Ocean Bluff Lane, Truro

There is a new listing for the DEMOLITION DELAY NETWORK. The property is located at 12 Ocean Bluff Lane, Truro and expires March 30, 2018. The property is 271 Stage Harbor Road, Chatham remain active and is set to expire on May 30, 2018.

Item Last Updated February 6, 2018


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