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KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Examining the Impact and Identity of Urban Adaptive Reuse

Dan Kinkead AIA

Principal, Urban Design Practice Co-Director, SmithGroup, Detroit, MI

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We most often think of being “on the frontline” in terms of conflict. Preservationists understand this but don’t relish being adversarial. While we’re ready to act in the face of a challenge, we’d rather be proactively preserving important properties, networking and building knowledge and skills, and engaging new partners who recognize, as we do, that preservation is a common good with big local and state benefits. Read more...

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The Fortieth Annual Statewide Preservation Conference is underwritten though the generous support of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and State Historic Preservation Office

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Examining the Impact and Identity of Urban Adaptive Reuse September 22, 2020, 05:45 PM
Dan Kinkead AIA Principal, Urban Design Practice Co-Director, SmithGroup, Detroit, MI
TRACK 4: Tours - A Downtown Worth Exploring September 22, 2020, 07:15 PM
Sharon Ferraro & Andrew Haan Community Planning and Development, City of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI & Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership, Kalamazoo, MI
TRACK 1: Theme - The Promised Land That Wasn't: Documenting African American Civil Rights in 20th Century Detroit September 22, 2020, 07:15 PM
Amy L. Arnold, Saundra Little AIA, LEED AP & Ruth E. Mills MA, MS
TRACK 1: Theme - Main Street Turns 40, Michigan Main Street Celebrates! September 22, 2020, 03:00 PM
Lisa Croteau, Tricia Meyer, Jason Smith & Leigh Young


The conference presents four tracks for our Basic Program:

Track 1: Theme

Track 2: Information

Track 3: Applied Skills

Track 4: Tours