Preservation Month is here!
Monday April 16, 2012
Here's the 2012 New Albany Preservation Month schedule to date. All activities are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Be sure to check back for more details.
Sunday, May 6 - Floyd County Historical Society Brunch/Padgett Museum 175th birthday celebration
Join the Floyd County Historical Society for its annual fundraising brunch, which will include a celebration of the 175th anniversary of the construction of the William Young House.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Padgett Museum, 509 West Market Street
Thursday, May 10 - 'Preservation, Revitalization & Economic Sustainability'
Bill Weyland, AIA, CityVision Associates
Architect/developer Bill Weyland has been involved with many of Louisville’s most notable preservation projects, including Glassworks, the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, and the Henry Clay Building. Using that experience, he will discuss preservation as a tool for economic growth, the role of public-private partnerships in downtown revitalization, and much more.
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Second Baptist Church, 300 East Main Street
Tuesday, May 15 - 'Pizza and Preservation' - Unlock the History of Your Historic Home
County Historian Dave Barksdale, Floyd County Recorder Lois Endris, and staff of the Indiana Room
6:00 to 8:30 PM
New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 West Spring Street
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED - call 812/284-4354 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, May 16 - New Albany Historic Preservation Commission's Facelift Awards
Join the NAHPC for a reception and presentation of the annual Facelift Awards, recognizing outstanding preservation and rehabilitation projects within the city. Regular meeting of the NAHPC follows and is open to the public.
Third floor Assembly Room, City-County Building, 311 Hauss Square
Sunday, May 20 - Midtown Walking Tour
Celebrate the completion of third in the series of walking tour brochures, with a tour of the Midtown/East Spring Street neighborhood.
Led by County Historian Dave Barksdale and Indiana Landmarks' Greg Sekula
3:00 - 5:00 PM
meet in front of the Vintage Fire Museum, 411 East Spring Street
Tuesday, May 22 - 'Georgetown National Register Historic District'
Learn about the recent nomination of Floyd County's oldest community to the National Register of Historic Places.
Candace Hudziak, H & H Resources, LLC
Straussweg Auditorium, New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 West Spring Street
Thursday, May 24 - 'Pizza and Preservation' - Hands-on window repair workshop
Learn the basics of window repair and reglazing, and get a chance to practice your skills. Also see a demonstration of a paint stripping box.
Jack Patchin, Ol' House Experts
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Vintage Fire Museum, 411 East Spring Street
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED - call 812/284-4534 or e-mail email@example.com
Saturday, May 26 - Scribner House Tours
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Scribner House, SE corner State and Main streets
Saturday, May 26 - Mansion Row walking tour
Dave Condra, Mansion Row historian
1:00 - 3:00 PM
meet in front of the Scribner House, SE corner State and Main streets