Please plan to join the Housing Committee as we, along with the AIA’s Historic Preservation Committee, host our Third Annual Housing Event, “Contemporary Living in a Historic Environment: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Housing in Philadelphia.”
This forum will investigate the challenges and opportunities of rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of historic properties to residential use. Paul Steinke, Executive Director of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, will moderate our discussion. Joining Paul will be:
– David Waxman, Developer, MMPartners, LLC;
– Robert Thomas, Architect, Campbell Thomas & Co.;
– Brad Copeland, Executive Director, Mt. Airy USA
Topics to be covered include:
– Rehabilitation of Abandoned Structures
– Steps to Transformation
– Historic Tax Credits & Facade Easements
– Aging Envelopes
– Vision for the Futgure
The event will be followed by a reception and continued discussion.
AIA members will receive 1.5 AIA CES LUs (HSW) Continuing Education Credits.
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Registration & Light Refreshments
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Presentations & Panel Discussion
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Reception