Preservation Summer School

Conference Sessions

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Sessions are designed to enhance the knowledge of preservation professionals, as well as individuals actively involved in community preservation. The Pennsylvania Barn & Farm Symposium takes place on  Thursday, June 20.

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Saving the Virgil Cantini Mosaics

Since 1964, pedestrians using an underground tunnel in Pittsburgh enjoyed a gallery-like experience walking past 28 sections of colorful abstract mosaics by noted artist and educator Virgil Cantini. When demolition of the tunnel was proposed, an unusual Section 106 consultation led to a complex mitigation effort involving relocation and restoration of the complete collection of panels.
Bill Callahan PA SHPO-Moderator
Brittany Reilly, Design Nation and Preservation Pittsburgh & YPA Board of Directors
Melissa E. Marinaro, ltalian American Program, Senator John Heinz History Center
Laura Ricketts, Markosky Engineering Group, Inc.

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Gina M. Douty
Landmarks SGA LLC