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Preservation Powerhouses: Who, What, Why of Preservation and The Forces That Make It Happen
February 18, 2017 | 10:30 am - 2:00 pm |
Powerhouse Panel followed by lunch at the historic O’Donnell House.
Learn how leaders in preservation save important buildings and places, their roles in relationship to each other and how these organizations can help local preservation groups. Join Modernism Week in a moderated panel discussion, with an amazing representation of preservation organizations on our stage: National Trust for Historic Preservation – Chris Morris, Field Director Los Angeles Office; California Office of Historic Preservation – Julianne Polanco, State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO); Los Angeles Conservancy – Linda Dishman, President and CEO; California Preservation Foundation – Cindy Heitzman, Executive Director; National Parks Service – Elaine Jackson-Retondo, Ph.D, Historian and NHL Program Manager/Pacific West Regional Office; State Historic Resources Commission (SHRC) – Beth Edwards Harris, Ph.D, Architectural Historian, Writer, SHRC Commissioner; The Architect’s Newspaper – William Menking, Founder and Editor-in-Chief; Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board – William LaVoie, architect, City of Santa Barbara Historic Landmarks Commission; Moderated by Adrian Scott Fine, LA Conservancy, Director of Advocacy.
$40 includes panel discussion, question and answer period and lunch afterward at the first historic structure in Palm Springs to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The O’Donnell House (1925, William Charles Tanner, architect).
Event Restrictions | Special Instructions
The Lecture Hall is on the 3rd Floor of the Museum. You may use the Main Entrance facing Museum Drive or use the entrance to the Annenberg Theater, behind the Annenberg Box Office and then take the elevator or stairs to the 3rd Floor. Please have your ticket to enter Museum. Panel is from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm. followed by lunch until 2 p.m.