[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-03-28

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Wed Mar 28 08:43:30 PDT 2012

In this Issue:
1. National Presearvation Seminars Set for May 1 – 3 in Portland
2. Events Sought for Preservation Month Calendar
3. PNW History Conference 2012 Proposal Deadline Approaching
The National Preservation Institute, in cooperation with the Oregon
Department of Transportation and the Oregon State Historic Preservation
Office, presents “The Recent Past: A Review of Mid-20th-Century
Resources” May 1 – 2, and “Preservation Planning and Policy Development
for Historic Roads” on May 3 in Portland.  The seminars will run from 9
a.m. – 5 p.m. all three days.
In “The Recent Past: A Review of Mid-20th-Century Resources”,
instructors James C. Massey and Shirley Maxwell will review nationwide
trends in post-World War II houses and commercial structures up to 1970,
with an emphasis on the evolution of suburban development patterns,
construction methods, and building types. They will also examine
era-specific factors that help to identify and evaluate these buildings
in terms of their significance for eligibility for listing in the
National Register and consideration of Section 106, Section 110, and
Section 4(f) regulatory issues. 
“Preservation Planning and Policy Development for Historic Roads” will
explore the current tools and techniques used for the identification,
preservation, and management of historic roads. As an emerging area of
historic preservation, planning and policy for historic roads presents
new challenges for the historic preservation professional. Instructor
Dan Marriot will teach how to apply transportation policies to historic
roads, balance safety and function with historic preservation
objectives, and build awareness and new constituencies for the legacy of
highway design in the United States.
These seminars meet the criteria for programs in the American Institute
of Architects (AIA) and the American Society of Landscape Architects
(ASLA) Continuing Education System.  AIA and ASLA members will receive 6
learning units each day. 
To review seminar agendas or to register, visit www.npi.org . For
questions, email info at npi.org or call (703) 765-0100.
Heritage Programs will place your local Historic Preservation Month
event on its calendar.  Historic Preservation Month, which highlights
the importance of preserving places, artifacts and archives, will take
place in May.
Send the place, date and time of the event, along with a two-sentence
description of it to heritage.info at state.or.us . Please also include the
name of the sponsoring organization, and a website, phone number or
email address where people can get more information about the event.
The calendar is located at
The Washington State Historical Society invites proposals with the
theme “From Civil War to Civil Rights” for the 64th Pacific Northwest
History Conference, October 19-20, 2012 at the Washington State History
Museum in Tacoma, Washington. The proposal deadline is 5 p.m., April 6.
Session, panel and workshop proposals can cover the broad theme of the
Civil War and Civil Rights in the Pacific Northwest. 
To apply, email proposals to Shanna Stevenson at Stevenson at wshs.wa.gov
. For further information, visit
www.washingtonhistory.org/heritageServices/conferences.aspx .

Visit www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/OHC/Conference.shtml to learn more about
the joint Oregon Heritage Conference / Northwest Archivists Annual
Meeting April 26-28. 

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Oregon Heritage News is a service of the Oregon Heritage Commission.
Contact us by emailing heritage.info at state.or.us .
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