Winter Downtown Update 2017

See what we are doing for our downtown clients in our Winter Downtown Update click here.

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Winter Preservation Update 2017

Read all about what we are doing for our preservation clients in our 2017 Winter Preservation Update, click here,

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Women in Preservation gatherings

For the last two years, we have been a co-leader for regular gatherings of Women in Preservation, an informal networking group of women in the tri-state region.  We have hosted four gatherings since then, most often at an historic site, alternating between NJ and the greater Philadelphia region, to have a tour, meet and mingle, and enjoy a cocktail. Our list of invitees is now at 220, but we are always interested in having names of others to include in our invitations. The next meeting...

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Nakashima Woodworking Complex Organizational Assitance

George Nakashima’s Woodworking Complex in New Hope, PA is  located in a peaceful and lush hillside setting and dotted with 15 Nakashima designed buildings, some of which display the master woodworker’s furniture. The hillside site of 8.8 acres is where his iconic tables and chairs are still made today by craftsmen dedicated to his world-renowned aesthetic. The family is considering how to retain the peaceful character of the site while planning preservation of the Nakashima...

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Best Practices for Board Service Book Chapter

Since the 2007 publication of our book New Solutions for House Museums: Ensuring the Long Term Preservation of America's Historic Houses, we have been consulting with a wide variety of historic sites to facilitate meetings, conduct board training, assist in development of interpretive plans, and complete heritage tourism assessments. At the heart of every historic house museum is the all-important Board of Directors, the volunteers who provide guidance and often do the work of the...

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