Tue, Oct 17|
Historic Preservation Workshop
We are very excited to announce that Wayland Main Street is bringing Jessica Flores from Preservation Forward in for a Historic Preservation workshop.
Time & Location
Oct 17, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Wayland, 103 S Main St, Wayland, MI 49348, USA
About the event
We are very excited to announce that Wayland Main Street is bringing Jessica Flores from Preservation Forward in for a Historic Preservation workshop. The workshop will cover the basics of Historic Preservation and what this means to Wayland and your business, tax credits, and more! The workshop will be held at Wayland City Hall chambers followed by a walking tour of Wayland pointing out unique architectural and historic features.
This event is free and open to everyone. If you are interested in joining, please let me know so I have a head count.
Preservation Basics Educational Session Wayland Main Street / City of Wayland Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 9am-11am
Agenda • Introductions/ Welcome • Discussion Starter: What does historic preservation mean to you? • What is historic preservation anyways? • The theory and practical application of historic preservation • Placekeeping and its relationship with historic preservation • Historic preservation designations: The advantages and misunderstandings • Contributing and Non-Contributing properties • Local Historic District Ordinances • National Register Districts • Historic preservation: Where the rubber meets the road! • Preservation as a targeted economic development strategy • Vacant storefronts, obsolete properties, absentee building owners, and CAVE people • Energy Connector: What is the preservation ethos in the City of Wayland? • Financial incentives for historic preservation • Opportunities for adaptive reuse • Tax credits, grants, and easements • Syndication and investor/equity partnerships • Preservation Basics: Considering the past when planning for the future in the City of Wayland • We’ve got old buildings, now what?! • How to market and promote your historic downtown to potential buyers, realtors, • community members, and visitors • Walking Tour