Arch Street Friends Meeting interpretive planning
We are delighted to be working with the Arch Street Friends Meeting House at 320 Arch Street in the historic district of Philadelphia as part of the consulting team for a Pew Charitable Trusts Discovery Grant. The grant will help the Arch Street Meeting House Preservation Trust (responsible for fundraising and interpretation) to create a new interpretive approach, through a dialogue between stakeholders and the consultant team, to develop innovative and interpretive audience engagement...
2015 spring summer speaking engagements
We speak regularly at statewide preservation and Main Street conferences as well as at the National Main Street Center confereces. Here is a list of our presentations in spring, summer and early fall 2015
Destination Downtown Conference, Arkansas Main Street, Little Rock, AK: “Better Recruitment=Better Boards” and “Diversify Your Revenue Sources!”
Illinois Main Street Conference, Carbondale, IL: “Assessing the Heritage Tourism Potential of Your...
Each summer we hire several graduate school interns to help us with client work. The goal of the internship is to expose students to historic preservation and community revitalization projects by undertaking real work for clients with our guidance and supervision. This year we welcome Audrey von Ahrens, Jennifer Carr Robinson and Eryn Boyce to our practice. View their LinkedIn profiles by clicking on their names.
Assessing the Heritage Tourism Potential of Glover Fulling Mill Park Haddon Heights NJ
This fall we are working with the Borough of Haddon Heights, NJ on an Assessment of the Heritage Tourism Potential of Glover Fulling Mill Park, funded by the New Jersey Historic Trust. This new park surrounds an important archeological site (the fulling mill) where cloth was prepared during Revolutionary War times. Our report will help the Borough to incorporate heritage tourism visitor needs into the planning for the newly created one-acre park, and identify appropriate programming and/or...
Historic Annapolis City Dock Forums
We are excited to be working with Historic Annapolis this fall for their “What’s Your View?” Preserving Annapolis’ Historic City Dock public engagement project. Through a series of three forums that we are facilitating, this longstanding and well regarded preservation organization, will analyze the redevelopment of the City’s Historic Dock area in order to guide city officials and decision makers about the protection and preservation of this important...