The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, the historic preservation non-profit organization in Franklin, is hosting its 2nd Annual Preservation Symposium: Practical Preservation, presented by Renasant Bank at the Williamson County Enrichment Center on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The symposium is part of an initiative by the Heritage Foundation to increase educational programming for local preservation advocates.
Keynote speaker Donovan D. Rypkema is a nationally renowned preservationist and principal of PlaceEconomics a Washington, D.C.-based real estate and economic development consulting firm.
The second keynote speaker, Patrice Frey, is president and CEO of the National Main Street Center, the facilitator of the Main Street program accreditation, of which the Heritage Foundation’s division the Downtown Franklin Association has been a member since 1984, and a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
In addition to the keynote presentations, there will be a panel discussion with state and local preservation professionals. Panelists include State Historic Preservation Officer and Executive Director of the Tennessee Historical Commission Patrick McIntyre; Preservation Planner for the City of Franklin Amanda Rose; developer, investor and preservationist J. Roderick Heller III.
Tickets for the event are $25 (discounted tickets available for Heritage Foundation and affiliated members), include a light breakfast and lunch and can be purchased online at WilliamsonHeritage.org/Symposium. Media sponsors include Your Williamson magazine and WLAC-AM Talk Radio.
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