Learn Historic Preservation in the NKY River Cities
Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:59 RCN Newsdesk
Explore architectural styles, landmarking and preservation in Historic Preservation in the River Cities, a five-session introduction to the field of historic preservation, presented by Northern Kentucky University and Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center.
The course, held 9-11 a.m. Saturdays from Oct. 4-Nov. 1, will begin with an introduction to historic architectural styles and explore what it means if your building is landmarked.
It includes two walking tours of historic districts in and around downtown Cincinnati and Covington.
Participants will learn about the history of the historic preservation movement in the United States and the types of landmarked properties, including the National Register of Historic places, historic districts and locally designated landmarks.
Guest speakers will present issues of preservation planning and activism.
Instructor is Anne Delano Steinert. A Cincinnati native, Steinert has worked for the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and the Cincinnati Preservation Association.
Cost is $95 and includes the course textbook. The sessions will be held at the Baker Hunt, 620 Greenup St., Covington. For more information call NKU Community Connections at 859-572-5600 or e-mail [email protected].
Register at NKU Community Connections.
-Jackie Demaline, RCN Arts