Morris (Marty) Hylton III

Morris (Marty) Hylton III


Morris (Marty) Hylton III is Director of the University of Florida Historic Preservation Program and the Center for World Heritage Research and Stewardship. A faculty member of the College of Design, Construction and Planning, he also oversees the nation’s oldest, applied learning program for historic preservation – the Preservation Institute Nantucket (PIN) and, its sister program, the Preservation Institute St. Augustine (PISA). Marty’s research and work addresses multifaceted strategies for documenting, advocating, and preserving endangered heritage sites, particularly architectural and cultural resources associated with the mid-twentieth century, particularly underrepresented communities and those impacted by climate change. As part of research and teaching, he created the Envision Heritage initiative to explore how new and emerging digital technologies like terrestrial laser scanning can be used to document and study historic places with an increasing emphasis on coastal communities and sites impacted by sea level rise. Prior to his appointment at University of Florida, Marty held the position of Initiatives Manager for World Monuments Fund—a New York City-based, non-profit dedicated to conserving endangered heritage sites globally. At the World Monuments Fund, Marty developed and implemented institutional initiatives that confronted the challenges of saving specific types of heritage, including the Traditional Building Arts Initiative, which focuses on training in heritage trades in the United States. Marty is a member of the Friends of Florida History Board of Directors and a former Trustee of the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation.

All sessions by Morris (Marty) Hylton III


9:00 am-12:00 pm
Ringhaver Student Center, 50 Sevilla Street, Classroom 213