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7.5 hrs Continuing Education: "Preservation 101"
posted 10/20/2016  
Landmark West!
New York, NY
12/07/2016 - 12/07/2016
Join LW! for a full day workshop: "Preservation 101" 
Ideal for Real Estate Professionals
(Approved for 7.5 hours of Real Estate Continuing Education Credit)
Need more Continuing Education credits before year's end? Have fun learning about historic New York buildings while you earn credits.  Plus-the more you know about historic buildings, the easier it is to sell them!
This seminar (back by popular demand!) is designed for brokers who buy and sell properties in historic districts. Expert speakers will discuss the history of development of the Upper West Side, working with the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission, and regulatory aspects of living in a landmark building and historic district.  
When:           Wednesday December 7, 2016, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Where:          Macaulay Honors College, 35 W 67 Street
Registration:  Register online or contact LW! to reserve a seat & pay by check
Cost:             $100 for LW! members; $125 for non-members
Participants will receive a New York State certification for 7.5 hours of study approved by the Secretary of State in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 868 of the Laws of 1977.
"Taking the Mystery out of the Landmarks Process"
Assist (and impress) your clients with answers to their top questions on:
  • Living in a Landmark or Historic District
  • The Nuts and Bolts of the Landmarks Permit Process
  • Permits: When Are They Needed and How Long Does the Process Take?
  • Technical Resources
  • How to Research a Building
"How Buildings Stand Up: The Anatomy of Buildings"
Get to the very heart of the buildings we love:
  • Pre-vs. Post-War Construction
  • Multi-family housing types on the Upper West Side
  • Common Historic Building Materials and Systems
"The Preservation Ethic, Conflicts, and the Law: A Short History
  • An overview of the origins of Preservation, including the NYC Landmarks Law--considered among the most influential in the nation  
  • How preserving the best of our citys past and adapting it for reuse in the 21st century greatly enhances the quality of life for all citizens
"From Farmlands to Fairway - Real Estate Development of the Upper West Side
Fascinating background on the UWS (that might just find its way into your property marketing materials):
  • Architectural Styles of the Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood Growth from the 1850s to the Present
  • The Development of Residential Architecture in NYC
Testimonials from May's Preservation 101: "This was a great class. The best I've had in 11 years of real estate."  "All of the presentations were excellent and relevant"  "Highly informative. Thank you!"


Mosette Broderick is the director of the Urban Design and Architecture Studies Program at New York University and the M.A. in Historical and Sustainable Architecture Program at New York University, London. 

Kevin Daly is a graduate of Columbia Universitys graduate program in Historic Preservation and works with Walter B. Melvin Architects, a New York-based preservation and restoration firm. He has lectured locally and nationally on restoration technologies and the way architectural conservation relates to general preservation practice.

Franny Eberhart has an M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia Universitys School of Architecture, Planning, and Historic Preservation. She has served as the Executive Director of the Historic Districts Council and is currently the President of Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts, Vice-Chair of the Historic House Trust, and Adjunct Instructor in New York Universitys Department of Art History, teaching Case Studies in Historic Preservation.

Blaire Walsh is a Program Coordinator at the New York Landmarks Conservancy. She primarily works for the Conservancy's revolving loan fund, the NYC Historic Properties Fund, providing project management for building restorations. Blaire has an M.A. from Columbia University, where she focused on preservation planning and architectural conservation.

Kate Wood is President of LANDMARK WEST!, leading efforts to protect the architectural heritage of Manhattan's Upper West Side neighborhood, home to over 3,500 designated landmarks. As an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (from which she holds a joint Master's degree in Historic Preservation and Urban Planning), Kate has taught courses ranging from Preservation Studio to Preservation Planning.


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