Preservation Festival

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PRESERVATION FESTIVAL 2014:
RAISE THE ROOF

This year’s theme, “Raise the Roof,” has a celebratory flavor and features three days of
education, outreach and inspiration. Savannah is set to host the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual conference in November of 2014, making this year’s Savannah Preservation Festival particularly timely and relevant.

If you’re interested in attending all of the Preservation Festival events this year, consider purchasing an An All-Access Pass, which includes admission to all events as well as a discounted HSF Preserver Membership.

Students, get your 2014 Preservation Festival tickets at a 20% discount by purchasing your tickets HERE and using a .edu email address.

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Donovan D. Rypkema – The Economic Impacts of Preservation

Lecture, Preservation Panel Discussion and Reception
Panelists: Ben Carter, Developer and Becky Wade, City of Knoxville

Thursday, May 8
6 p.m.
Arnold Hall, 1810 Bull Street
Free
Donovan D. Rypkema, principal of the Washington, D.C.-based real estate and economic development consulting firm PlaceEconomics, will discuss the economic impact of historic preservation in Savannah. In 2012, Donovan Rypkema was awarded the Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s highest honor, for his significant contributions to historic preservation and economics. Click here to watch the 2012 awards video and read the special lecture he presented. A panel discussion of timely preservation issues and a reception will follow Rypkema’s lecture.

 

SCAD Adaptive Reuse Tour

Friday, May 9
10 a.m. – noon
Departing from the Clarence Thomas Center, 439 E. Broad St.
$35 per person    CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Since its founding in 1978, the Savannah College of Art and Design has demonstrated its deep
commitment to historic preservation by giving new life to many of Savannah’s most significant
landmarks. Today, former educational, industrial, commercial and religious buildings serve as
vibrant classrooms, studios, galleries, and lecture halls. Tour some of SCAD’s signature
buildings, located throughout downtown Savannah.

 

Preservation Wine Tour

Friday, May 9
6 – 9 p.m.
Locations throughout Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District
$75 per person    CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Tour five of Savannah’s finest private homes, including HSF Preservation Award-winning
properties, and hear the preservation stories behind these architectural jewels. Sample fine wines
paired with gourmet appetizers during this informative walking tour in the heart of in Savannah’s
Landmark District.

 

HSF Revolving Fund Presentation and Trolley Tour

Saturday, May 10
10 a.m. – noon
Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton St.
$35 per person    CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
See preservation in action in one of America’s most beautiful cities! This informative
presentation and exclusive tour provides a narrated overview of some of Savannah’s most
impressive preservation success stories, including new projects like the P.J. O’Connor House and
the Major John Berrien House. All of the properties on the tour have been part of HSF’s
Revolving Fund, which has helped save nearly 360 architecturally-significant structures
throughout the city.

 

Raise the Roof Party

Saturday, May 10
7-10 p.m.
Ships of the Sea Museum, 41 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
$75 per person    CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Celebrate Savannah’s remarkable legacy of preservation at the Raise the Roof Party. Sample cuisine by some of the city’s finest chefs, enjoy live music by Jeremy Davis and the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra and toast the power of preservation. Bid on fantastic pieces created by local artists in our silent art auction curated by CAS Fine Art. Don’t miss this high-energy soiree, which celebrates the spirit of community.

 

 

 

For more information, please contact preservationfest@myHSF.org or call 912.233.7787.

 

 
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