(August 12, 2011) - Oklahoma City’s first Historic Preservation EXPO opens from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. August 19-20 in Exhibit Hall 1 at the Cox Convention Center.
The event brings product suppliers and manufacturers, preservation consultants, contractors, skilled trades and architects together to share restoration and adaptive reuse information with owners of historic homes and commercial buildings.
Seminars and demonstrations will be presented in specially designated areas located in the EXPO Hall.
Seminar and demonstration schedule
Friday, August 19
|9:00||Economic of Sustainable Preservation|
|9:30 a.m.*||Constructive Conversations with Contractors: It’s in the Details|
|10 a.m.||Energy Efficiency for Old Houses and Buildings|
|10:30 a.m.*||Maintaining and Restoration of Historic Masonry|
|10:30 a.m.*||How to Hire and Work with a Contractor|
|11:30 a.m.*||The Green Factor in Countertops|
|1 p.m.||Oklahoma City Going Green in 2012: Preservation Guidelines|
|1:30 p.m.*||How to Restore and Revive A Wood Window|
|2 p.m.||Rescuing Our Heritage with Preservation Tax Credits|
|2:30 p.m.*||Historic Preservation & Economics Roundtable|
|3 p.m.||The National Trust for Historic Preservation and Preservation Tax Credits|
|3:30 p.m.*||OG&E Energy Programs – Helping You Save Energy and Money|
|4 p.m.||Tax Credit Project Examples|
|4:30 p.m.*||Paint it Right!|
Saturday, August 20
|9 a.m.||Oklahoma City Going Green in 2012: Preservation Guidelines|
|9:30 a.m.*||Greening Your Landscape and Garden: Whole System Site Design|
|10 a.m.||Preserving a Jewel on the Prairie: OSU’s Old Central|
|10:30 a.m.*||Masonry Cleaning and Brick Repair/Re-pointing|
|11 a.m.||Energy Efficiency for Old Houses and Buildings|
|11:30 a.m.*||Repairing Historic Plaster and Stucco|
|12:30 p.m.*||Old Windows Aren’t a Pane – They’re a Gold Mine|
|1 p.m.||Creating and Maintaining Neighborhood Parks and Medians|
|1:30 p.m.*||Landscape Design|
|2 p.m.||Oklahoma City Going Green in 2012: Preservation Guidelines|
|2:30 p.m.*||Managing Lead Based Paint and Other Hazardous Materials|
|3 p.m.||Design Review Boards: Making Decisions on Historic Properties|
|3:30 p.m.*||Passive Wood Floor Restoration|
|4:30 p.m.||Archi-Treasure Scavenger Hunt Grand Prize Award|
|4:35 p.m.||Sustainable Preservation Design Presentations|
*The asterisks denote demonstrations. Some seminars and demonstrations run concurrently
Tickets are $7 per person and can be purchased at the door.
The EXPO is hosted by the City of Oklahoma City. Log on to www.preservationexpo.com.
Contact: Catherine Montgomery, 297-3084
Kristy Yager, 297-2550