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Florida Trust Conference in Tampa

Florida Trust Conference in Tampa

Florida Trust for Historic PreservationOnline registration is now open for the 2014 Florida Trust for Historic Preservation Annual Conference, “Minarets to Mid-Century Modern: Preservation in Tampa Bay.” The conference will be held May 15-17 in Tampa and will offer noted speakers and experts presenting a variety of tours, workshops and special events in the historical Tampa downtown, Ybor City, historical neighborhoods and sites.

Noted author, academic and PBS “History Detectives” television personality Gwen Wright will deliver the keynote address on Thursday, May 15, at the annual meeting luncheon. Winners of the 2014 Preservation Awards, along with the prestigious Evelyn Fortune Bartlett and Carl Weinhardt Awards, will be named in the Awards Ceremony on Friday evening.

To register today, please visit the Florida Trust Website www.floridatrust.org under the Conferences tab.  There you will find the registration form as well as a downloadable text guide which fully describe all workshops and activities.

The Hilton Tampa Downtown is the conference hotel, located right in the heart of downtown Tampa.  Make your room reservations today by calling 813-204-3000. Be sure to identify yourself with the FTHP Conference for our special room rates. The Trust website also has details on all room rates and configurations for the hotel.  Reservations must be made by 4/19/14.  Rooms are limited.

Olde School Historic Homes Workshop 2014

Olde School Historic Homes Workshop 2014

Olde School Historic Preservation Education presents their annual Historic Homes Workshop to connect homeowners to experts who will share their knowledge of historic home restoration. The theme for this year’s workshop is Commending the Craft.  Twelve sessions offer help on topics including Restoring Wood Windows, Plaster Walls and Ceiling Repair, and Garden Accessories related to theContinue Reading

Preservation Roundtable – April 2014

Preservation Roundtable – April 2014

The PRESERVATION ROUNDTABLE will meet – on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9th at 9:00 AM at the TPI/Ybor Museum Society offices. All are invited to attend. PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATE FOR THIS MEETING!

Relocated Ybor City Homes For Sale by the City of Tampa

Relocated Ybor City Homes For Sale by the City of Tampa

The City of Tampa (“City”) and the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa (collectively, the “City”) gives notice pursuant to Part III, Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, of the request for submission of proposals for the sale of two (2) historic buildings located in the East Tampa Community Redevelopment Area and Ybor City Local Historic District. The historicContinue Reading

Historic Preservation Board Openings

Historic Preservation Board Openings

City Council Seek Applications For Citizens Boards and Commissions The members of the City Council of the City of Tampa are seeking citizens to serve on several City of Tampa Boards, Commissions, and Advisory Councils/ Commissions, including the ARC and Historic Preservation Board. ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMISSION: Purpose: Authority to hear/grant variances in historic districts or landmark sitesContinue Reading

Old Seminole Heights Historic Homes Tour

Old Seminole Heights Historic Homes Tour

The Old Seminole Heights Neighborhood Association and Old Seminole Heights Preservation Consortium present nine showcase homes to the public from 11:30 am to 5 pm on Sunday, April 6, 2014. The tour provides an insider view of the magnificent restoration work that encapsulates the history and the architectural character of the community. Come experience theContinue Reading