Saving Places Conference 2011

The 2011 Saving Places Conference, Exploring the Benefits of Preservation, will feature workshops, educational sessions, and special forums that will focus on the strength of historic preservation as a unique vehicle to positively impact communities, The goal for 2011 is 10 generate greater awareness about the multitude of benefits associated with historic preservation-the ripple effect! The sessions topics will include: Economic Benefits; Sustainability; Preservation Education; and Character, Culture, and Community. The conference program will also include the Basics of Historic Preservation (with lots of information for the historic home/building owner!)

AIA/CES learning unos &APA/AICP Certification Maintenance credits available to conference participants.

February 2-4, 2011 at the new Embassy Suites – Denver Convention Center

Featured Speakers

Donovan D. Rypkema, Principal, Place Economics
Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA, LEED AP, State Historic Preservation Officer,
Office of Historic Preservation, State of California: Chair, Advisory!y Council on Historic Preservation
Stephanie K, Meeks, President, National Trust for Historic Preservation

Scholarship and Volunteer Information



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JoAnna Chrisco or Susan Livingston at (303) 893·4260 wrth questions.

Hotel Information

The Embassy Suites has sold out for the dates of the conference however, we are pleased 10 announce a special offer from the Oxford Hotel of a $160 per night rate for conference attendees. The Oxford is located 08 mt from lhe Embassy but is easily accessible by the free 16th Street Mall Shuttle.

The Oxford Hotel is Denver’s oldest grand hotel and was originally constructed in 1891. Colorado’s leading architect, Frank E. Edbrooke, designed this flve-story brick structure the year befofe he designed the Brown Palace. Thus making The Oxford Hotel truly the most historic hotel in downtown Denver.

Visit their website for more information.

Contact Information

Nicole Moore, Conference Manager
Phone: 303-893-4260

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