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Preservation Conference 2016

10th Annual Utah Preservation Conference:

Preservation Works
March 31-April 1 and April 30, 2016

* Please note that the Historic Homes Tour (April 30) is no longer the same weekend as the Preservation Conference (March 31-April 1).

Thank you to our supporters, without whom we could not present this event.

For Sponsorship Information click here to download a PDF

For a 2016 Preservation Works Conference Brochure click here to download a PDF

For the Conference Schedule-At-A-Glance click here to download a PDF

The Preservation Works Conference will provide you with the tools and inspiration you need to move you to action. Whether it's rehabbing your own property or passing a new ordinance, the Utah Preservation Conference is your local resource for training, education, and networking with professionals in historic preservation from across the state and region.

Registration is now closed for the Utah Preservation Conference, the Historic Homes Tour, Heritage Awards Dinner and the Windows Workshop. Early-bird pricing ends March 24th. To purchase tickets over the phone, call Liz at (801) 588-0858 ext. 107

ATTN: Salt Lake City employees or CLG scholarship users to register for the Windows Workshop please call or email Liz at (801)533-0858 x107, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Historic Window Rehab Workshop with Bob Yapp

Thursday, March 31st
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Memorial House in Memory Grove Park
$50 per person

Click here to download the agenda.

Download Bob Yapp's packet in PDF format.

Salt Lake City employees and CLG scholarship users please call or email Liz to register: (801)533-0858 x107, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Come learn from Bob, he is nationally recognized as one of the top experts in window restoration and has restored over 6,000 windows in his 37-year career. Bob Yapp has dedicated his entire career to community planning, historic preservation, central city revitalization, teaching and woodworking.


Heritage Awards Dinner

Thursday, March 31st
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
**PLEASE NOTE: due to a high number of ticket sales, this event will now take place at The Falls in Trolley Square.**

Please call (801) 533-0858 ext. 107 to purchase tickets.


The evening will include dinner and a presentation of this year’s Heritage Award winners. These awards are given only to building owners, companies and individuals who have shown the highest standard of preservation in their projects. If you haven’t been to the ceremony before, it’s a wonderful show that will leave you feeling inspired and motivated by the display of commitment to historic restoration and preservation.

Keynote Speaker

Fallingwater – Cementing its Legacy

John Lambert pic

Friday, April 1st
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Officer's Club, Fort Douglas, University of Utah
Free - No ticket or registration required

As owner of Abstract Masonry Restoration, John Lambert is a well-known contractor and consultant in Utah, both for his knowledge of masonry conservation and reputable business practices. In 2007, he received Utah Heritage Foundation’s highest honor in preservation, the Lucybeth Rampton Lifetime Achievement Award.

Education Sessions

Friday, April 1st
(Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)
8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Officer's Club, Fort Douglas, University of Utah
$15 per session