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Preservation in Practice: A Primer for Historic Preservation Commissions

March 3, 2012 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


In partnership with the American Planning Association – NJ Chapter and the NJ Historic Preservation Office, this one-day workshop is open to all preservationists, but specifically geared toward those serving on a local commission. This program is designed to benefit both new and experienced commission members as well as being relevant for planning and zoning board members and elected officials. The course provides an in-depth examination of current topics and issues relevant to integrating preservation into community planning and zoning. Focus will be on legal parameters for implementing a commission, what to include in a good municipal preservation ordinance, conducting an effective public meeting, and developing good guidelines to support decision making. Instructors: Dorothy Guzzo and Guest Speakers; Date: Saturday, March 3; Time: 9 am– 4 pm; Cost: $75

Drew University’s Certificate in Historic Preservation Program invites community members to explore preservation in New Jersey by participating in courses being offered this winter and spring! This program is designed to appeal to anyone interested in learning about preservation including owners of historic buildings, town planners, architects, real estate professionals, developers and many more. Various ten-week courses and one day workshops are offered throughout the year and are designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the field of historic preservation. Students may register for courses individually or may work towards a certificate. Spring term classes begin the week of March 27, 2012 and meet on Drew University’s campus.

Space is limited so register now to avoid disappointment! Call Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Study at 973/408-3118 for a brochure and registration information or visit our web site  by clicking here.  


March 3, 2012
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Drew University
36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940 United States


Drew University – Historic Preservation Certificate Program
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