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HIGHLIGHTS FROM LAST YEAR’S MISSOURI PRESERVATION CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 24-26, 2012 – CENTER OF CREATIVE ARTS (COCA) IN UNIVERSITY CITY

Hundreds of historic preservationists from around the state and guests from around the country convened in University City (St. Louis County) for this year’s Statewide Preservation Conference, held October 24-26, 2012. The conference began with a full-day workshop on historic building development which included several panel discussions and presentations by accountants, legal experts, historic preservation professionals and representatives of the State’s Department of Economic Development. ┬áThe keynote speaker was Christine Madrid French, who has

Christine Madrid French Delivers the Keynote Address, “Saving the Modern Century: The Next Fifty Years in Historic Preservation”

written and presented extensively on the historic resources of our recent past. During the three days of the conference, over twenty-one educational sessions, workshops and tours were conducted covering a vast array of preservation issues. Receptions and tours of local preservation success stories rounded out the offerings. The Wednesday October 24 reception was held at the Regional Arts Commission after tours were given of the Wabash Railway Station and the headquarters of Saint Louis Design Alliance in a former A&P Grocery Store on Delmar Boulevard. The Thursday October 25 reception was held at the beautiful and historic University City Hall. On Friday October 26, local University City residents and projects were recognized in an awards luncheon ceremony in the historic Tivoli Theater. The awards were named for local preservation leader, Esley Hamilton.

Shannon Jaax (Kansas City Public Schools) speaking about Strategy for Kansas City Historic School Re-Use

Left to Right – Chris Johnston and Thom Kuntzman visit with Conference Chair, Bradley Wolf

Bob McCarty of Painted Effects instructs a session on Wood Graining Techniques

Joplin Friends (left to right) Paula Callihan, Matthew Wright and Nancy Morton

Left to right, Patty Maher, Kristen Ottesen, Chris French and Michael Allen enjoy some camaraderie at the 2012 Missouri Preservation Conference

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2013 MISSOURI PRESERVATION CONFERENCE

BOONVILLE, MISSOURI – SEPTEMBER 18-20

Elizabeth Rosin, Emcee of the Local Preservation Awards

2012 CONFERENCE PROMOTIONAL & SPECIAL EVENT SPONSORS:

BKD CPAs AND ADVISORS

ENHANCED HISTORIC CREDIT PARTNERS

KIKU OBATA

JAMES G. STAAT TUCKPOINTING & WATERPROOFING

STARK WILSON DUNCAN ARCHITECTS

US BANK

2012 PROMOTIONAL SPONSORS:

SUSAN RICHARDS JOHNSON ARCHITECTS

PARIC CORPORATION

RAMING WINDOWS AND DOORS

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES

TREANOR ARCHITECTS

2012 ACTIVITY SPONSORS:

Brown Smith Wallace, LLC
Karen Bode Baxter, Preservation Specialist
Marsh & Company, P.A., Certified Public Accountants
Old Orchard Consulting, Inc.
Pishny Restoration Services
R.G. Ross Construction Company, Inc.
Rosin Preservation, LLC
Saint Louis Design Alliance, Inc., Architects
St. Louis Chaper, Society of Architectural Historians

2012 SESSION SPONSORS:

Commerce Bank
Deb Sheals, Historic Preservation Consultant
Melman, Alton & Co.
Rubin Brown, LLP
Trivers Associates, Architects
Wollenberg Building Conservation, LLC

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