Seminar: National Preservation Institute, Ann Arbor

Seminar: National Preservation Institute, Ann Arbor

The National Preservation Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 1980, educates those involved in the management, preservation, and stewardship of our cultural heritage. The 2011-2012 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is available online at

Advance registration rate available through August 1, 2011

This year’s seminar: Identification and Evaluation of Mid-20th-Century Buildings
Place: Ann Arbor, MI
Date: September 12-13, 2011
in cooperation with the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office

Discuss how post-World War II structures fit into today’s and tomorrow’s historic preservation patterns. With an emphasis on the 1950’s and 1960’s, examine era-specific factors that help to identify and evaluate post-war buildings in terms of their significance for listing on the National Register of Historic Places, with consideration of Section 106, Section 110, and Section 4(f) issues. An agenda is available online at

Instructors. James C. Massey, architectural historian and planner, former HABS chief, contributing editor to Old-House Journal, and historic preservation consultant with a particular interest in the mid-20th century and Shirley Maxwell, historian, historic preservation consultant, contributing editor to Old-House Journal, and co-author of House Styles in America and other publications

AIA/CES. This seminar meets the criteria for programs in the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and AIA members will receive 6 learning units each day.

Registration. A registration form is available online at The advance registration rate is available through August 1 for $450 (2 days). The regular registration rate after that date is $500.

Questions? Please contact us. Thank you.

Jere Gibber
Executive Director
National Preservation Institute
P.O. Box 1702, Alexandria, VA 22313
703/765-0100; 703/768-9350 fax;