Preservation Summer School

Conference Sessions

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Sessions are designed to enhance the knowledge of preservation professionals, as well as individuals actively involved in community preservation. The Pennsylvania Barn & Farm Symposium takes place on  Thursday, June 20.

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No Norm Dorm : Reusing Historic Buildings for Student Housing

This case study session will illustrate the many benefits of reusing vacant or underutilized buildings to provide housing for college students, highlighting improved town/gown relations with partnerships, increasing community pride and knowledge of local history. Hear perspectives from all sides of the project and learn about use of economic incentives.
Don Banzhof, Warfel Construction
Gina M. Douty, of Gina M. Douty, Historic Preservation Consulting, LLC
Harrisburg University Representative, Invited

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