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Houston’s Historic Preservation Fair

CitizensNet.JPGSaturday, May 18, 2013
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Houston Permitting Center
1002 Washington Avenue
Houston 77002
Registration deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

From the city of Houston:

The City of Houston Planning and Development Department (P&D) is sponsoring a Historic Preservation Fair. This free, half day event is designed to bring historic neighborhoods together to allow residents and professionals the opportunity to interact and discuss challenges related to caring for older homes. The fair will include workshops, educational tools and resources for the care and restoration of your historic property.

If you own or renovate historic houses, you won’t want to miss this event. Workshops are free and open to the public. Topics to be covered include:

  • Alterations and additions to historic properties
  • Historic district and landmark designation process and introduce various resources available to assist owners in the stewardship of historic properties
  • Repairing historic windows

Deadline to register is noon, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Register online at http://www.tfaforms.com/278440.

For more information about the event, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/planning/HistoricPres/hist_pres.html or call 713.837.7963. To learn about P&D, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/planning/.

This information was received via CitizensNet.

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