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.
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
April - Go Green in your Old Home
Do you live in or maintain a old home?
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 25, 2014
April 5, 2014
WHEN: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: The Brennan House Historic Home
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
What is Pizza and Preservation?
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?
EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in scheduling Pizza & Preservation in your neighborhood!
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