40th Annual Louisiana Preservation Conference
May 2 @ 10:00 am - May 3 @ 4:00 pm$25 – $125.00
Mark your calendar for the 40th Annual Louisiana Preservation Conference in Baton Rouge – May 2 & 3, 2019. We’ll have tours, workshops, demonstrations, awards and educational sessions.
A room block has been reserved for Thursday, May 2 at Hotel Indigo, Downtown Baton Rouge Riverfront – 200 Convention Street
Thursday, May 2
Historic Tax Credits Workshop and Tour 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Capitol Park Event Center – 702 River Road
Historic Tax Credits of Baton Rouge Tour and Q&A – 1 to 4:30 p.m.
Various Tours (time and topic T.B.D.)
Capitol Park Museum – 660 North 4th Street 6 to 9 p.m.
Friday, May 3
Connecting developers, investors and owners of historic buildings to facilitate more rehabilitation projects across the state.
Sponsored by the Louisiana Trust, Preserve Louisiana and Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans.
Registration – Rotunda – 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Welcome – 9:30 to 10:15 a.m.
First Concurrent Session – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Main Street Track – Main Street Managers meeting with Lt. Gov. Nungesser (invitation only)
Preservation Benefits – Michael Desmond, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, School of Architecture, Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Preservation Details – T.B.D.
Guest Speaker: Donovan Rypkema, Principal, Place Economics – Discussing Recent Report on Louisiana Main Street Communities
Second Concurrent Session – 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. – Old State Capitol
Main Street Track – Donovan Rypkema
Preservation Benefits – Danielle del Sol, Executive Director, Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans
Preservation Details – Panel Discussion
Third Concurrent Session – 3 to 4 p.m.
Main Street Track – Jessica Richardson, LA DOTD – When Your Mid-Century Modern Building is Now Historic
Preservation Benefits – Fallon Aidoo, Ph.D, UNO, Asst. Professor, Department of Planning and Urban Studies
Preservation Details – Dyke Nelson, DNA Workshop-Baton Rouge’s Electric Depot
We’re taking applications for student scholarships through March 30. More details may be found here.