Michigan Historic Preservation Network

WORKSHOPS

Upcoming Workshops

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Nathan Johnson: Building Detroit

Kraemer Design Group (KDG) is writing an update to the National Register Nomination for the Second Baptist Church of Detroit which includes Nathan Johnson’s 1968 addition to the church. “Nathan Johnson: Building Detroit” will discuss Johnson’s work in Detroit and the surrounding area, in addition to the work of other mid-twentieth century Black architects and builders working in Detroit.

February 23, 2023
1:00 PM in Eastern Time
100 years of aquatics - Will there be more? Moore’s Park Pool

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the J.H. Moores Memorial Natatorium—known as the Moores Park Pool—is a national treasure. For the past ten decades, the pool has provided summer recreation, swim lessons and athletic competitions, social interaction and relaxation to Lansing residents and beyond. However, years of maintenance and budget challenges have resulted in the pool’s decline. Significant rehabilitation is needed to bring the pool into the 21st century, while maintaining its historic charm. Mary Toshach, President of Preservation Lansing, will go over a brief history of the oldest operable Wesley Bintz designed pool including a discussion about its proposed renovation and future use(s).

March 23, 2023
1:00 PM in Eastern Time

Practical Preservation Workshops

These workshops are designed to educate historic home owners and commercial building owners on the benefits of historic preservation. The participants will gain a profound understanding of restoration techniques and methods, at the same time, discovering invaluable ways to save money.

Workshop participants will gain the knowledge and skills they need to perform masterful restorations as well as a greater appreciation for the cost-effectiveness of historic preservation. 

Understanding Preservation Practices

Realtor Education Workshop

Join the Michigan Historic Preservation Network for this workshop to equip Realtors and real estate professionals with tools to help market and sell older homes. Learn how to communicate the value of owning a historic property to your clientele!

Continuing Education: The workshop offers two elective CE credit hours. 

For more information, please call us at 517.371.8080

or e-mail us at Info@mhpn.org