Building and Preserving South County
The 31st Annual Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference
April 30, 2:00 – 3:15 pm

Keeping History Above Water: A Report from Newport

Teresa Crean, AICP, Coastal Community Planner, Coastal Resources Center/ R.I. Sea Grant at URI
Lisa Howe, Director, BCA New England
Pieter Roos, RIHPHC Commissioner and Executive Director, Newport Restoration Foundation
Douglas Kallfelz, AIA, Principal, Union Studio

This session will recap and share fresh insights from Keeping History Above Water. Learn what preservationists, engineers, city planners, legislators, insurers, historic home owners, and other decision makers need to know about climate change and what can be done to protect historic buildings, landscapes, and neighborhoods from the increasing threat of inundation.

Preview the full conference schedule here.