Registration is open for Preserving Historic Places: Indiana's Statewide Preservation Conference. This year's program kicks-off with a talk by Sara Bronin, President Biden's nominee to chair the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Di Gao, Real Estate Specialist for the National Trust, joins a panel that explores ideas for preservation and affordable housing advocates to work together to achieve mutual goals.
A full agenda and registration information is available on the conference website.
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Indianapolis, IN 46202
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The City of Fort Smith, Arkansas is interested in obtaining the services of a professional preservation consultant to evaluate resources and prepare an architectural resource survey of the Belle Grove Historic District residential neighborhood, which includes approximately 125 properties. The survey must be completed by June 30, 2022. Work on the survey must begin by November 1, 2021. Qualifications should include experience with architectural resource surveys, capacity to perform the work, past record of performance, and familiarity with the area to be surveyed. Depending on experience, the consultant may need to obtain survey training from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program before the work commences.
A Letter of Interest and qualifications will be accepted by the City of Fort Smith, Planning Department, P.O. Box 1908, Fort Smith, AR 72902, until 5:00 p.m., September 13, 2021, or, by email at email@example.com. If additional information is needed, contact Megan Bailey at 479-784-2216.
SAH Membership Grants for Emerging ProfessionalsPurposeSAH Membership Grants provide emerging scholars with a one-year digital SAH Individual membership to bridge the gap between the Society's subsidized student memberships and the full-cost SAH memberships. These awards are intended for emerging scholars, regardless of age or employment status, who are new to the field of architectural history or its related disciplines. These grants are funded by the Society of Architectural Historians' Scott Opler Endowment for New Scholars.
AwardThe award consists of a one-year digital SAH Individual membership. SAH will recognize the award winners at the SAH 2022 Annual International Conference in Pittsburgh and in the SAH Newsletter.Criteria for ApplicationThese grants are intended to open membership in SAH to emerging scholars who are engaged in the study of architectural history and its related disciplines. An emerging scholar for these purposes is defined as a person, regardless of age or employment status, who is new to the field of architectural history or its related disciplines and has received a terminal master's degree or PhD within the past five years (January 1, 2016–July 31, 2021). Emerging scholars who are adjuncts or unemployed are encouraged to apply. The applicant may be either a new or renewing member of SAH. The intention of the award is to act as a bridge between SAH's current reduced-rate student memberships, which are subsidized by SAH, and the full cost of annual membership in SAH. Application DetailsTo apply, you will need to provide a current CV (2 pages max) and a brief statement explaining how the grant will help further your professional interests. The application deadline is September 30, 2021.https://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/sah-membership-grant-for-emerging-professionals
Buildings account for 75% of greenhouse gas emissions in Washington, DC. There is no path to a carbon-free future without rapidly and comprehensively transforming DC's building sector. DCPL will conduct a series of six public programs exploring how building sector stewardship can best contribute to meeting DC's climate commitments. Three programs will be conducted in the fall of 2021, three more in the spring of 2022. Each program will be organized as a symposium, engaging subject experts, community representatives, and stakeholders.
Program 1 will be held on Wednesday, September 29th from 9-noon: offers baseline information on the building sector and urban infrastructure and its specific relevance to DC's climate action strategies.
Featured speakers include: Lisa Benton-Short, Prof of Geography and Program Director for Sustainability at George Washington University; Gregory Squires, Professor of Sociology and Public Policy & Public Administration at George Washington University; Sarah Vonesh, Director of Preservation Planning at EHT Traceries, and GIS Specialist Brian Kraft.
Programs are free and open to the public and will be offered in-person and online via zoom.
2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20037
The Preservation Leadership Forum of the National Trust for Historic Preservation is a network of preservation leaders — professionals, students, volunteers, activists, experts — who share the latest ideas, information, and advice, and have access to in-depth preservation resources and training.
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