2011 HP Symposium

May 14th, 2011: Historic Preservation Symposium
This year’s symposium was held at the Westminster City Park Recreation Center, 10455 Sheridan Blvd., beginning at 8:30 am. The agenda below provides a sample of Symposium activities; the program is developed in coordination with the host agency, and features local interest as well as topical discussions. Symposiums also include field trips to historic sites in the host area.

8:30– 9:00 am Registration: Coffee and Refreshments provided
9:00–9:15 am Welcome and Introductions:
Rose Lewis, Chair, Jefferson County Historical Commission
Bob Briggs, Councilman, City of Westminster
9:15- 10:00 am Toolbox: From Sign Post to Virtual Post: Upgrading Your Preservation Social Network
Julie Story and Allison Gerdes, Jefferson County Public Information Office
Vicky Bunsen, former City of Westminster Preservation Coordinator
10 – 10:25 am Speed Networking Session:
Led by Patrick Caldwell, Planner, City of Westminster
10:25- 10:35 am Break: Complimentary snacks and beverages
10:35– 11:25 am Roundtable Discussion:
As Baby Boomers mature, how do we promote the relevance of Historic Preservation?
11:25– 11:50 am Host Report – City of Westminster Presentation:
Westminster Historic Landmark Board
11:50– 12:00 noon Announcements:
Jefferson County Sesquicentennial Activities and Events
12:00– 1:15 pm Lunch Program:
Presentation of Jefferson County Historic Landmark Plaques
Colorado Preservation Inc. Presentation:

  • Patrick Eidman, CPI Endangered Places Program Manager
  • Nicole Moore, CPI Outreach Manager
1:15-3:30 pm “Choice of Optional Westminster Historic Site Tours”:
(Please provide own transportation)In Jefferson County

  • Semper Farm – 9215 Pierce Street
  • Shoenberg Farm – West 73rd Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard
  • Church Ranch – 10050 Wadsworth Blvd., Lower Church Lake open space with silo

In Adams County

  • Bowles House – 3924 West 72nd Avenue (Adams County)
  • Westminster University/Pillar of Fire Church – 3450 West 83rd Avenue
  • Westminster Grange Hall – 3935 West 73rd Avenue
  • The Rodeo Market – 3915 West 73 Avenue
3:30 pm After 3:30 pm join the Symposium attendees at the Rodeo Market for the Second Saturday Art Walk. (Beverages and light snacks available.)

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