Review the core planning tools used for the preservation of historic properties and for quality project management. Accurate knowledge about the building is an essential first step. Explore the historic structures report—the principal tool used to document a building’s history, condition, and maintenance. Discuss the use of maintenance plans for scheduling daily, monthly, and annual activities.
This seminar is offered in conjunction with Historic Property Management.
Alfonso A. Narvaez, principal, Aeon Preservation Services LLC, with experience on technical preservation projects nationwide; formerly principal architectural conservator with John Milner Associates, Inc. and historical architect with the National Park Service
"[I learned] that an HSR is a process; not a document."
"The seminar set out in detail the players and process of preparing an HSR."
"The instructor is extremely knowledgeable. He was able to address the issues in a logical sequence and provide examples to clarify and illustrate."
"[I gained] understanding/learning HSR as a key tool for managing facility repair/renovations, especially for the Section 106 process."
"[The seminar] provided me with information needed for contracting a consultant to provide an HSR and the different ways by which an HSR would be effective tool and basis for reaching decisions concerning the treatment of historic structures."
Managers of historic properties, facilities, and house museums; maintenance supervisors; preservation architects, engineers, and project managers.
Location and Dates
- In-person seminars will resume in 2021; please check back for updates. Click here or go to About NPI for an update on training during COVID-19.
- Montpelier, VT
May 5, 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19; to be rescheduled in 2021
offered in conjunction with
Historic Property Management
in cooperation with the
Vermont Division for Historic Preservation
Seminar Location, Hours, and Hotels
Confirmation of registration is sent out to registered participants one month prior to the seminar date. The confirmation includes the seminar location, hours, and a list of conveniently located hotels. Seminars generally are held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is recommended at least 6 weeks prior to the seminar to secure a place and to avoid cancellations due to low enrollment.
Cost (see Register for more information)
$300 (6-week advance registration); $350 (regular registration)
Discounted rates are available for multiple seminars taken during the same week.
NPI also offers this seminar as customized on-site training to meet specific organizational needs. Seminars can be tailored to create single- or multiple-day workshops at a location and time convenient to the sponsor. Contact NPI at 703.765.0100 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.