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April 13, 2019 Preservation Workshop

April 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

Learn about how to research, maintain and conserve your historic home.

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The DLNHS invites you to join us for this workshop led by two experts in the field of historic preservation.

Have you ever wondered about who built your house, who has lived there before you, what it looked like when it was first built?  Our first speaker is Gregory Dietrich who has been working in the field of historic preservation for over sixteen years in both the public and private sectors. He will lead the first workshop session on how to research historic buildings.

Are you unsure how to maintain or improve your older home that was built with much different building materials? Our second speaker is Dan Allen, a Principal at CTA Architects, PC. His workshop session will teach you how to identify the different types of materials used in our older homes and provide advice on how to maintain and conserve them.

RSVP’s are requested for this free workshop. Either click on the link above, or email rsvp@dlnhs.org.

Gregory Dietrich, Gregory Dietrich Preservation Consulting 
Historic Buildings Research
This session will help you research your historic house, or any historic building in the community.

Dan Allen, Principal, CTA Architects P.C. 
Building Materials – Identification and Care
This session will provide an overview of common building materials used in the houses of Douglaston and Little Neck.  The speaker will explain how these materials are employed, how to identify them, and “scratch the surface” on their maintenance and conservation.

DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION

Want to learn more about the presenters, read their BIOs:

Gregory Dietrich Bio    Dan J Allen Bio 2018

Details

Date:
April 13, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm