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WORKSHOP: Caring for Municipal, Museum, and other Non-Profit Historic Properties, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 05/25/2018

 

POSTED: May 17, 2018, 12:22 PM

Historic New England

Leading Locally: Preservation Management Strategies That Work

Sandwich Town Hall
130 Main Street, Sandwich, Massachusetts
Friday, May 25, 2018
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

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

Workshop Agenda

1. 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. – Introductions to Preservation Treatment Standards
Gretchen Shuler, Independent Preservation Consultant and Ben Haavik, Historic New England
The United States Secretary of the Interior Standards and Guidelines for the Treatment of Historic Properties will be reviewed, followed by a discussion of the preservation philosophy of Historic New England

2. 10:15 – 10:30 a.m. BREAK

3. 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. – Building Regulations that Affect Historic Properties
Patrick Guthrie, AIA (American Institute of Architects), Design Associates and Lara Kritzer, JM Goldson Community Planning and Preservation
Panelists will review issues relating to compliance with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Building Code Compliance including life safety, universal access and energy conservation, and will also discuss town zoning regulations that impact historic properties
 
4. 11:15 -12:00 – Management Tools for Historic Buildings
Ben Haavik, Historic New England
Panelist will review the benefits of having Historic Structures Reports and Conditions Assessments to guide cyclical maintenance of Non-Profit Historic Properties

5. 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – LUNCH BREAK

6. 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. – Management Tools for Historic Buildings (continued)
Ben Haavik, Historic New England
Panelist will discuss how to develop a Disaster Preparedness Plan as well as tips on project management, hiring and working with contractors
 
7. 1:45 – 2:30 p.m. – Funding Mechanisms for Historic Properties
Lara Kritzer, JM Goldson Community Planning and Preservation
Panelist will discuss different sources of funds for work on Historic Properties, including the Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund, the Community Preservation Act, grants from private foundations, and property leasing for special events

8. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Challenges and Opportunities - Panelists will answer attendees’ questions for discussion

To register for the workshop, please call (617) 994-6644 for more information or register at HistoricNewEngland.org.

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