Tuesday, May 4, 2010

May is Historic Preservation Month!

Old is the New Green

The first lecture in our weekly lecture series will be presented this Thursday, May 6th, at Rhodes Hall by Section Chief and Deputy SHPO Richard Cloues.

Please join us for a fascinating and fun presentation on the split-level house. You won’t want to miss this interesting follow-up presentation to last year’s very popular Ranch House lecture presented by Richard!

Visit our website for more information and to RSVP for the event: Preservation Month Events. All lecture events are free and open to the public.

Richard Cloues

Section Chief and Deputy SHPO of HPD/DNR

...and the first runner up is ... the Split-Level House

5:45 p.m., Rhodes Hall, 1516 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta,GA 30309

Since 1978, Richard has worked with Georgia’s survey, National Register, environmental review, and tax incentives programs. He is now the Historic Resources Section chief and serves as a Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer. Throughout his career, he has helped broaden the states perspective on its historic resources. Currently he is updating Georgia’s Living Places to include ranch houses and split levels. Richard has a Ph.D. in architectural history and historic preservation from Cornell University.

This Event is Sponsored by

DOCOMOMO US, Georgia Chapter, Inc. is a regional society promoting research, scholarship, and education concerning the Modern Movement, and the conservation of the buildings, landscape, and built environment of the Modern Movement. The society provides a venue for the interchange of ideas among architectural historians, architects, preservationists, and others interested in the Modern built environment and its preservation. To further this purpose, local meetings, exhibitions, publications, and advocacy are encouraged. Consistent with this Purpose, cooperation is encouraged between DOCOMOMO US, GEORGIA CHAPTER and both DOCOMOMO-US and DOCOMOMO-International, as well as with other organizations in the region with mutually reinforcing goals.

The Historic Preservation Month lecture series is presented jointly by The Georgia Trust and the Historic Preservation Division of the Department of Natural Resources. Contact Kate Ryan at The Georgia Trust or Leigh Burns at Historic Preservation Division for more information.

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