National Historic Preservation Month

National Historic Preservation Month
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"The State of the City: San Antonio Preservation 2022"

A Live Celebration of National Preservation Month.

Saturday, May 14, 2022
10:00 am

Speaker: Vincent L. Michael, PhD
Executive Director, The Conservation Society of San Antonio

509 King William, San Antonio, Texas 78204
(River House behind the Edward Steves Homestead)

The State of Preservation in San Antonio will present a snapshot at the issues and challenges facing the conservation of our cultural, natural and architectural heritage.  In addition to longstanding issues of demolition and infill in and around historic districts, today San Antonians are looking closer at issues like living heritage, the loss of historic neighborhoods like Laredito, the development of our World Heritage Missions, and new city programs like deconstruction and trades training. Professor Michael will also discuss the recent successes at Alamo Plaza and the ongoing efforts to recover underrepresented narratives of local history and culture.

Click Here to Register for the 2022 Historic Preservation Month Seminar & Reception.

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 9, 2022 (Members $20 – Non-Members $25)

National Historic Preservation Month: The National Trust for Historic Preservation created National Historic Preservation Month in 1973 to highlight local preservation efforts. Preservation Month is observed each year in May and celebrates community culture and the historic structures that have shaped a local sense of place.

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