Michigan Historic Preservation Network


Upcoming Workshops

Identifying and Celebrating Agricultural Sites and Landscapes in Michigan

Join this webinar to learn about places and buildings connected to agriculture and the transitions in farming that occurred in Michigan during the late 1800s to early 1900s, including the Detroit Central Market and dairy factories. We will end the webinar with a discussion on agricultural landscapes found throughout the state.

June 11, 2020
01:00 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. 

  • Don’t pass up the opportunity to learn the valuable trades of:
  • Building Assessment 101
  • General Maintenance for Historic Buildings
  • Masonry Maintenance and Repair
  • Plaster and Stucco Repair
  • Porch Repair
  • Weatherization
  • Window Restoration and Repair

Understanding Preservation Practices

  • Historic Preservation can be confusing.
  • What do designations mean?
  • How do I research my historic property?
  • Are there incentives to rehab and preserve?
  • Understanding Historic Designations
  • Researching Your Historic Building
  • Preservation Incentives For Nonprofits and Communities

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. 

  • Topics include:
  • Different Types of Historic Designation
  • Historic Districts and Property Values
  • Current Market Trends
  • Identifying Historic Architectural Styles
  • Researching Historic Information
  • Marketing Historic Buildings

For more information, please call us at 517.371.8080

or e-mail MHPN Field Representative Mallory Bower at Mbower@mhpn.org