2018 Historic Preservation Symposium Videos

To watch the lectures from this year's Historic Preservation Symposium, please visit the College of Design Facebook page.

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Alan Ricks Lecture on March 30

Alan Ricks, co-founder of MASS Design Group, will give a talk titled "Justice is Beauty" on Friday, March 30 at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

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2018 Historic Preservation Symposium

The 2018 Historic Preservation Symposium will be held Friday, March 30.

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Pope Villa Seminar with Darwin Stapleton | March 22

Darwin Stapleton, a historian of technology, science and medicine, will speak on the Benjamin H. Latrobe-designed Pope Villa and early 19th-century scientific inquiry. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 22 at the Thomas Hunt-Morgan House.

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Pope Villa Seminar | Feb. 15

Join the UK College of Design and Blue Grass Trust on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. for a Pope Villa Seminar featuring School of Architecture alum Haviland Argo and School of Architecture Director Jeffrey Johnson for their seminar, "Now: Preservation & Architecture" at the Dr. Thomas H. Morgan House, 210 N. Broadway, in downtown Lexington.

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HP Spring 2018 Lecture Series

Make plans to attend the Historic Preservation Spring 2018 Lecture Series, with events on Feb. 19, March 5, March 26 and April 9 in the Community Room at the Louisville Free Public Library.

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Preservation Chair Dan Vivian Interviewed on Confederate Statues

Confederate statues and monuments have made local and national headlines as the country decides how to respond to the memorialization of confederate soldiers.

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Fencing in Appalachia

For 13 years now, students from the Department of Historic Preservation have attended the annual dry stone masonry workshop at Pine Mountain Settlement School in Eastern Kentucky.

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Professor Appler Publishes Book on Urban Archaeology

Historic Preservation Professor Douglas Appler has recently co-authored the book, “Urban Archaeology, Municipal Government and Local Planning.”

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Nation’s First Hybrid Historic Preservation Field School Abloom With Data on Gardenside

Students at the University of Kentucky are currently wrapping up some of the first research collected on a mid-century neighborhood as part of the nation's first hybrid field school in historic preservation.

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HP Symposium Earns KY Heritage Council Award

Congratulations go out to the Department of Historic Preservation in the College of Design

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New Fellowships Announced for 2017 Kentucky Field School

Additional partial tuition and housing fellowships available for the 2017 Kentucky Field School.

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New Kentucky Field School Earns Orlando Ridout V Fieldwork Fellowship

The new Kentucky Field School – a part of the Department of Historic Preservation in the College of Design – was recently awarded the Orlando Ridout V Fieldwork Fellowship.

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Professor Doug Appler Featured on WUKY for HP Symposium

Should we as a society work to preserve historic sites notorious for their connection to violence and conflict? That’s the essential question that will be discussed at a special conference this Friday at the University of Kentucky.

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The Kentucky Field School

The University of Kentucky College of Design, Department of Historic Preservation is proud to offer the country’s first hybrid field school – HP 676 Field Methods in Heritage Conservation.

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