Reminder to RSVP for the April 16 Lecture

Don’t forget to RSVP for PHW’s second “lunch and learn” educational lecture “How to Repair and Restore Historic Brick and Mortar” Tuesday, April 16 at noon at the Lewis-Jones Knitting Mill, 126 N. Kent Street, Winchester, VA. The lecture will be held in the main floor conference room at the upper parking lot. Additional parking is available at the George Washington Autopark, 131 N. Kent Street.

The lecture is free to attend and open to the public. If you would like to order a boxed lunch from Panera Bread for the event, please send in your orders to PHW by Sunday, April 14. Boxed lunches can be purchased at www.phwi.org/lectures.php.

To RSVP your attendance without purchasing a lunch, you may call 540-667-3577 or email phwi@verizon.net.

We need your input to plan future lectures and make them relevant to your needs! You can take a quick (less than 5 minute) survey here even if you haven’t attended a lecture yet. If you have some ideas for future topics or if you want to volunteer as a speaker, drop us a line at (540) 667-3577 or phwi@verizon.net.

Help Us Plan Future Lectures With This Quick Survey!

Although we’ve only held one lecture in our spring series to date, we want to get some feedback from you to help us plan for the fall series and into 2014. You can take a quick (less than 5 minute) survey.

If you have some ideas for future topics that aren’t covered in the online survey or if you want to volunteer as a speaker, drop us a line at (540) 667-3577 or phwi@verizon.net. We want these lectures to be useful for you, so we need your guidance to let us know if we’re on the right track.

Reminder to RSVP for the March 14 Lecture

Don’t forget to RSVP for PHW’s first “lunch and learn” educational lecture “How to Stay Warm and Retain Historic Integrity with Modern Storm Windows” this Thursday, March 14 at noon at the Lewis-Jones Knitting Mill, 126 N. Kent Street, Winchester, VA. The lecture will be held in the main floor conference room at the upper parking lot. Additional parking is available at the George Washington Autopark, 131 N. Kent Street.

The lecture is free to attend and open to the public. If you would like to order a boxed lunch from Panera Bread for the event, please send in your orders to PHW by 5 PM on Tuesday, March 12. Boxed lunches can be purchased at www.phwi.org/lectures.php.

To RSVP your attendance without purchasing a lunch, you may call 540-667-3577 or email phwi@verizon.net.

PHW Announces Spring 2013 Lecture Series

PHW is pleased to announce it has launched a series of educational lectures for 2013. Bring your own lunch or buy a boxed lunch in advance through PHW and join us at noon for these free seminars.

All lectures will be held at the main floor conference room located off the upper parking lot at the Lewis-Jones Knitting Mill, 126 N. Kent Street, Winchester, VA unless otherwise noted. Additional parking is available at the George Washington Autopark, 131 N. Kent Street.

March 14th
“How to Stay Warm and Retain Historic Integrity with Modern Storm Windows”
Jay Reyher, President, Quanta Technologies (manufacturers)
This lecture is approved for 1.00 hours of LU and HSW credits through AIA.

April 16th
“How to Repair and Restore Historic Brick and Mortar”
Leroy Danforth, Architectural Outreach Manager, The Brick Industry Association
This lecture is approved for 1.00 hours of LU and HSW credits through AIA.

May 7th
“The Virginia Department of Historic Resources; Putting Virginia’s History to Work”
David Edwards and Joanie Evans, Virginia Department of Historic Resources

May 15th
“How to Utilize State and Federal Historic Tax Credits”
John Willingham, Developer and Winchester City Council President
To be held in the basement bar of the Knitting Mill, 126 N. Kent Street

Limestone, Sycamores, and Preservation Seminar

Join speaker Brian Carter Broadus, AIA, Charlottesville, for two lectures on May 19. The first, from 1-3 p.m., is ‘Historic Tax Credits‘; the second, from 3-5 p.m., is ‘Sustainability and Historic Buildings‘. The event will be held at the June E. Jeffrey Education Center, Lewis Jones Knitting Mill, 126 N. Kent St. The seminars are free and open to the public, so please join us!

Trees and Streetscape Forum Follow-Up

“At the Old Town Events Center Wednesday, city residents and members of the PHW who had gathered for ‘Limestone, Sycamores, and Preservation: Tree Forum’ quizzed officials about trees that have been removed for the project and plans to replace old sidewalks along the two streets.” Plans discussed during the forum about the future of sidewalks and their impact on trees and existing old brick sidewalks and limestone curbing as part of the City’s infrastructure project will appear before City Council on April 7, and citizens are encouraged to attend and make their concerns heard.
The rest of Eric Beidel’s article summarizing last night’s event can be found at The Winchester Star.

Limestone, Sycamores, and Preservation: Trees, Streetscapes, and the Historic District

Join Preservation of Historic Winchester on March 25th at 7 p.m. in the Old Town Event Center, 403 S. Loudoun St., for the next Limestone, Sycamores, and Preservation event on trees and streetscapes in the Historic District of Winchester. Four guests will speak on the programs and goals of their respective departments, followed by a question and answer section. This event is free and open to the public.

Speakers:

  • Patrick Farris, Chairman of the Tree Commission
  • Perry Eisenach, Public Services Director
  • Tom Hoy, Public Works Director
  • Tim Stern, City Arborist

Spread the word and bring a friend to this timely event on the role of trees in downtown Winchester!

Traditional Mortar Seminar Follow-Up

If you were unable to attend PHW’s first Limestone, Sycamores, and Preservation seminar in Traditional Mortar, not to worry. Jeff Price of Virginia Lime Works has uploaded his lecture on Youtube.com:

The rest of the lecture may be found by clicking the following links:
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four
Part Five
Part Six
Part Seven
Part Eight
Part Nine

Visit Virginia Lime Works online at www.virginialimeworks.com.

Limestone, Sycamores, and Preservation Seminar

PHW launches a new, free seminar series in compatible building materials, Limestone, Sycamores, and Preservation. The first seminar focuses on traditional mortars in restoration and repair, with guest speaker Jeff Price of Virginia Lime Works. The event will be held at 2 PM in the Old Town Event Center at 403 S. Loudoun St. and is expected to run approximately two hours. Light refreshments will be provided afterward. RSVP by March 3 to the PHW office by calling 667-3577 or e-mailing phwi@verizon.net.

Click here for the postcard.