Historic Resources Committee

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  • Hi All, A wonderful blog by Andrew Potts about the importance of the next few weeks. Although the two big marches will be in DC, there are satellite events in 500 cities. http://blog.ucsusa.org/guest-commentary/im-marching-for-the-same-reason-preservationists-have-always-marched-to-save-places-and-the-communities-they-anchor ...

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  • Thank you so much for this! ------Original Message------ The Providence Historic District Commission, on which I serve, has developed design guidelines for solar panels. Here's the link: https://www.providenceri.com/efile/6934/. Cornelis J. de ...

  • Wisconsin state law prevents a municipal government from denying a home owner a permit to install solar panels. I do not agree with that interpretation, but that is how it plays out. The Madison Landmarks Commission had a municipal ordinance that did ...

  • Please join APT DC for a tour and hands-on demonstration at Cathedral Stone Products, Inc. on  New Cleaning & Stripping Technologies. Cathedral Stone Products will show the latest technology in safe and effective building cleaning and stripping. ...

  • APT Washington Chapter is pleased to announce the following upcoming event: Symposium 2017- "Energy Efficiency of Historic Sites" Symposium 2017's theme is Energy Efficiency of Historic Sites, focusing on methods for increasing the efficiency ...

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  • For me, our annual convention is always a time where I am reinvigorated about our profession and what we do as architects. This year’s convention in Philadelphia was no exception. This newsletter contains ...

  • Does anyone know of replacement shingles for this kind of roofing? I noticed a lot of them on the ground in New Orleans after Katrina so the National Park Service is not the only entity needing to find an appropriate substitute. Victoria Jacobso ...

  • If you have not noticed, the Symposium presentations are summarized in an article in the most recent issue of Preservation Architect and copies of all the presentations are linked to this article. Here is the list of presentations: ...

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  • The AIA Historic Resources Committee is the oldest standing committee of the AIA. It was organized in 1890 as the Committee on the Conservation of Public Architecture. The history of the Committee and the AIA’s involvement in preservation is recorded ...

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