Preservation Louisville hosts an educational series designed to give participants an in-depth look at various preservation issues and methods of maintaining and preserving historic buildings. Called Hands on History, Preservation Louisville is co-sponsoring this lecture series along with the Metro Louisville Historic Landmarks Commission and the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office. Hands on History programs are presented with support from The Brown-Forman Corporation. Throughout the series, participants will learn practical, hands-on techniques for working with original materials and finishes to maintain, restore and preserve historic elements such as plaster, woodwork, gutters, roofing and masonry. Adapting “green” concepts for historic structures and historically appropriate landscaping will also be explored.
Workshops are held on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 1-4 pm, September through April at The Brennan House Historic Home, 631 S. 5th St.. The registration fee is $20 for Preservation Louisville Members or $30 for non members.
2013-2014 Hands on History Workshops
September - Plaster
October - Windows 101
November - Plumbing
December - Researching your Old House
January - Wood Restoration
February - DIY Preservation
March - Tile Restoration
Do you live in or maintain a old home?
Do you have historic restoration projects in your future?
Do you know about the KY Historic Preservation tax credit?
Preservation Louisville, Inc. is co-sponsoring Historic Preservation Tax Credit Workshops. These workshops will be held quarterly and meant to help property owner learn how to utilize the historic preservation tax credit. Preservation Louisville along with the Kentucky Heritage Council will work with the workshop participants on how to properly finish the three part application for the historic preservation tax credit.
September 28, 2013
January 18, 2014
April 5, 2014
$20- for Preservation Louisville Members
$30- for Non-Members
WHEN: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Brennan House Historic Home
631 South Fifth Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
The Brennan House (1868) is a Victorian mansion in downtown Louisville that is filled with an entirely original family collection. It is listed on the National Register and is a local landmark. The building is the headquarters of Preservation Louisville, Inc. a 501 (C)(3) charitable non-profit organization.
WHY: The purpose of the workshops is to help property owners through the process associated with the historic preservation tax credit
SPONSORED BY: Preservation Louisville, Inc. and the Kentucky Heritage Council
Preservation Louisville is a membership-based, non-profit organization powered by grassroots participation and contributions from our generous supporters.
What is Pizza and Preservation?
Pizza and Preservation is a neighborhood outreach program that works in collaboration with neighborhood organizations to inform the public on issues related to historic preservation and the work of Preservation Louisville.
What will I experience at Pizza and Preservation?
+You can learn about what Preservation Louisville does in the community, including workshops and programs available.
+Learn how to preserve your personal artifacts such as photographs and textiles.
+Enjoy free pizza provided by Bearno’s By the Bridge and water from the Louisville Water Company.
What else should I know about Pizza and Preservation?
Preservation Louisville has many programs and workshops. From historic tax credit workshops to the Save Our Shotguns program, you can learn how to sign up for workshops and events at Pizza and Preservation. Be sure to come with your questions. Preservation Louisville wants to provide information about not only home maintenance but also preservation of physical artifacts such as photos and heirlooms. Preservation Louisville will answer your questions or direct you to an organization or individual that can. Preservation Louisville would like you to leave with an idea of what the organization does, but also what you can do to participate in historic preservation in your own neighborhood and community.
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Educational Group Tours
Preservation Louisville offers education group tours by appointment. Tours are $5.00 a person with a group of 10-12. Please contact our staff to talk about how we can plan a tour for your group.
Preservation Louisville offers several educational programs for children. For descriptions of our programs click here. Please contact our staff to talk about how we can plan a tour for your group.
Preservation Louisville offer a “in classroom” program called Preservation Education! This Program includes Pre/Post activities for the children around the 3rd grade level. The curriculum can be adapted for different age levels.
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or call 502.540.5146