When: Fri., May 30 and Sat., May 31 2014
An opportunity for preservationists of all backgrounds to come together to network with colleagues from across the region, brainstorm the challenges they face in their communities, and celebrate the successes of preservation efforts in Central North Carolina. The first day of the symposium will be held at the Carolina Inn. Sessions include the NC Preservation Plan, contemporary design in historic districts, legal considerations for preservation commissions, working with the local nonprofit, and preservation leadership, stewardship, and partnership for the 21st century. Hillsborough will host the second day of the symposium at the Historic Orange County Courthouse. The day will feature presentation on midcentury Modern architecture, archaeology as a preservation tool, preservation of Rosenwald schools, transportation corridors, and preservation of Native American sites.