May 20th Preservation Summit at the Capitol

May 20 2014

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Preservation Texas will be hosting the 2014 Preservation Summit on May 20th, 2014 at the Capitol Building in Austin from 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM. It is during this event that Preservation Texas will hold a press conference to announce the 2014 Texas’ Most Endangered Places List. We will also host several informative educational programs such as:
  • The New State Historic Preservation Tax Credit
    Sharon Fleming, Architecture Division Director, Texas Historical Commission
  • Historic Preservation Easements as Economic Development Tool
    John G. Williams III, Hoshide Wanzer Williams Architects, Seattle
  • Setting a Preservation Agenda in Texas
    Evan R. Thompson, Executive Director, Preservation Texas
  • Ethics in Historic Preservation
    Dwayne Jones, Executive Director, Galveston Historical Foundation
    Kitty Henderson, Executive Director, Historic Bridge Foundation
  • Effective Advocacy Techniques,
    Courtney Reed Hoffman, President-elect, Preservation Texas &
    Founder/Principal, CRH Capitol Communications

TO DOWNLOAD A COMPLETE SCHEDULE OF THE PRESERVATION SUMMIT EVENTS CLICK HERE.

Registration for current Preservation Texas members is $25.00; non-members $35.00.

  • For easy online registration select a PayPal option below:Preservation Summit Ticket: Preservation Texas Member:

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Preservation Texas
P.O. Box 12832
Austin, Tx 78711

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Preservation Summit Parking and Hotel Information:

Preservation Summit Parking Information:

Parking is available in the Capitol Visitors Parking Garage at 1201 San Jacinto located between Trinity and San Jacinto Streets at 12th and 13th streets. Parking is free for the first two hours and $1.00 for each half hour thereafter (maximum daily charge: $8.00).

Website: http://www.tspb.state.tx.us/SPB/Plan/Parking.htm

Hotels Near Capitol Building:

Preservation Texas does not endorse these hotels, but has complied a list of near by hotels to the Preservation Summit for your convenience.

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

Distance from Capitol Building: 0 .5 miles

701 East 11th St.
Austin, TX 78711
PH: (512) 478-1111
Website: http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=3079

Hampton Inn and Suites Austin-University Capitol

Distance from Capitol Building: 0.8

1701 Lavaca St.
Austin, TX 78701
PH: (512) 201-4265
Website: http://www.hamptoninnaustintx.com/

Double Tree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin

Distance from Capitol Building: 0.9

303 W. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701-1692
PH: (512) 478-7000
Website: http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/doubletree-suites-by-hilton-hotel-austin-AUSFLDT/index.html

Omni Austin Hotel Downtown

Distance from Capitol Building: 0.5

700 San Jacinto at 8th Street
Austin, TX 78701
PH: (512) 476-3700
Website: http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/austindowntown.aspx

 

 

If you have any questions about the 2014 Preservation Summit please feel free to contact us:

Phone: (512) 472-0102
Email: info@preservationtexas.org 

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