Historic Preservation

Contact: (215) 898-3169 or pennhspv@design.upenn.edu

Over the past decade historic preservation has come center stage in the discourse on place, cultural identity, and ownership of the past.

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Cemetery Conservation at Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia

Grouting - Montana Conservation Praxis Course, 2013

Class photograph from Montana Conservation Praxis, 2013

Petrography with John Walsh, 2012

Student repointing, Montana Conservation Praxis, 2013

Summer Praxis at Western Clay Manufacturing, Montana 2013

Metals Seminar, Bryn Athyn Blacksmithing 2012

Metals Seminar, Bryn Athyn Blacksmithing 2012

Surveying Holly Tower at Hovenweep National Monument

Architectural Surface Finishes Seminar

Microscopy Training, Architectural Conservation Lab

Conservation Praxis at Western Clay Manufacturing, Montana

Kiln shed documentation, Western Clay Manufacturing, Montana

Kiln shed documentation, Western Clay Manufacturing, Montana

Summer Praxis 2012, Timber Restoration Workshop

Summer Praxis 2012, Timber Restoration Workshop

Research Studio at Gordion, Turkey

Research Studio at Gordion, Turkey

Summer Praxis at Western Clay Manufacturing, Montana

Summer Praxis at Western Clay Manufacturing, Montana

Kotor Montenegro Summer Course

Kotor Montenegro Summer Course

Introduction to Conservation Science

Summer Praxis 2012, Masonry Workshop

Summer Praxis 2012, Masonry Workshop

Heritage Conservation Praxis, summer 2012

Bar BC Grand Tetons, Timber Workshop

Bar BC Grand Tetons, Timber Workshop

Salt poulticing, Western Clay Manufacturing, Montana

Salt poulticing, Western Clay Manufacturing, Montana

Grand Tetons, Cabin Restoration Workshop

Grand Tetons, Cabin Restoration Workshop

Kiln 7 documentation, Western Clay Manufacturing, Summer Praxis 2012

Kiln 7 documentation, Western Clay Manufacturing, Summer Praxis 2012

Dubrovnik Summer Conservation

Dubrovnik Summer Conservation

Documenting kilns, Summer Praxis 2012

Documenting kilns, Summer Praxis 2012

Fire Temple, Mesa Verde Summer Internship

Fire Temple, Mesa Verde Summer Internship

Internship in Peru

Internship in Peru

Summer Internship, Mesa Verde National Park

Summer Internship, Mesa Verde National Park

Summer Internship, Mesa Verde National Park

Summer Internship, Mesa Verde National Park

European Conservation, Mount Edgcumbe, England

European Conservation, Mount Edgcumbe, England

Grand Canyon National Park, Summer Internship

Grand Canyon National Park, Summer Internship

European Conservation, Mount Edgcumbe, England

European Conservation, Mount Edgcumbe, England

Mesa Verde Summer Internship

Mesa Verde Summer Internship

Western Clay Manufacturing, Summer Praxis

Western Clay Manufacturing, Summer Praxis

Conservation of the Great Hall Plaster Ceiling, Drayton Hall, Charleston

Conservation of the Great Hall Plaster Ceiling, Drayton Hall, Charleston

Mesa Verde Summer Internship

Mesa Verde Summer Internship

Site Conservation, Gordion, Turkey

Site Conservation, Gordion, Turkey

Studio in Shanghai, China

Studio in Shanghai, China

Paint analysis, Mount Edgcumbe, England

Paint analysis, Mount Edgcumbe, England

Studio in Shanghai, China

Studio in Shanghai, China

Studio in Shanghai, China

Studio in Shanghai, China

European Conservation, Mount Edgcumbe, England

European Conservation, Mount Edgcumbe, England

Internship in Peru

Internship in Peru

Overview

Historic preservation addresses change responsive to the historic environment.

Prospectus

Publication showcasing the academic program, student work, and current research.

Course Offerings

Courses in Historic Preservation

Research

Architectural Conservation Lab (ACL) and Center for Research on Preservation and Society

Student Work

View work from preservation studios and internships.

Change Over Time

An International Journal of Conservation and the Built Environment