To the 50s and Beyond: Historic Preservation Planning Symposium

Join us for the second annual Historic Preservation Planning Symposium. All events take place in 115 W. Sibley Hall unless otherwise noted.


9:50 a.m.
Welcome and introduction
Associate Professor Jeffrey Chusid

10 a.m.
Putting History on a Stone Foundation: Toward Legal Rights for Historic Property
Nathaniel Guest (B.A. '98, M.A. HPP '12)

10:45 a.m.
Preserving the Salt City: Historic Preservation in Syracuse, New York
Kate Auwaerter (M.A. HPP '92) and Katelyn Wright (M.R.P. '10)

12:20 p.m.
CRP Colloquium: Thailand's Neglected Heritage
Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium, Milstein Hall
Dr. Worrasit Tantinipankul (Ph.D. '07)

2:30 p.m.
Focus on the 50s
James Glass (M.A. HAUD '84, Ph.D. HAUD '87) and Professor Michael Tomlan (Ph.D. '83)

3:30 p.m.
The View from the Left Coast
Trudi Sandmeier (M.A. HPP '00)

4:45 p.m.
Tea and conversation with speakers
Miller-Heller House, 122 Eddy Street
Emily Goldman (M.A. HPP '07), Ashima Krishna (M.A. HPP '09), Katelin Olson (M.A. HPP '09)

Speaker Information

Kate Auwaerter has 20-years experience working in historic preservation and planning-related fields in the private, non-profit, and public sectors, at the Ohio Historic Preservation Office, the New York Main Street Alliance, the Downtown Committee of Syracuse and the SUNY-ESF Center for Community Design Research. As preservation planner for the City of Syracuse, Auwaerter oversees and advocates for the implementation of the city's preservation program; advises other city departments on historic preservation-related matters; provides professional staff assistance to the Syracuse Landmark Preservation Board and administers the city's Certified Local Government program.

Dr. James A. Glass (M.A. HAUD '84, Ph.D. HAUD '87) is director of the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology and the Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer. He has also served as director of the Graduate Historic Preservation Program and founding director of the Center for Historic Preservation at Ball State University.

Nathaniel C. Guest (B.A. '98, M.A. HPP '12) is an attorney, preservationist, and board member of Preservation Pennsylvania and the Schuylkill River National Heritage Area. Founder of the Keystone Marker Trust, Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance, and Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust, he is active in redevelopment projects across the state.

Trudi Sandmeier (M.A. HPP '00), a native Los Angeleno, is a lecturer in and director of the Historic Preservation Program in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California. Previously, she spent nearly 11 years with the Los Angeles Conservancy, most recently as director of education. Sandmeier is also a cofounder of the nonprofit Will Rogers Ranch Foundation.

Dr. Worrasit Tantinipankul (Ph.D. '07) is an architect, landscape architect, and planner. He is associate dean for Foreign Affairs at King Mongkut's University of Technology, Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand where he lectures in the School of Architecture and Design. 'Pong' is also a coordinator of the Cornell-KMUTT Smart Workshop.

Professor Michael A. Tomlan (Ph.D. '83) directs Cornell University's Graduate Program in Historic Preservation Planning and the Clarence S. Stein Institute for Urban and Landscape Studies. He also serves as the Project Director of the National Council for Preservation Education, President of Historic Urban Plans, Inc., and Treasurer of Heritage Watch International.

Katelyn Wright (M.R.P. '10) is a land use planner for the City of Syracuse and responsible for the city's first comprehensive land use plan, its revised policy on court-ordered demolitions, and developing a broader approach to managing vacant buildings.

The symposium is made possible by generous support from HPP Alumni, Inc., the Preservation Studies Student Organization, James Glass, and Michael Tomlan.

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