Association for Preservation Technology
Delaware Valley Chapter

Upcoming events

    • 26 Jul 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Eastern State Penitentiary
    • 4

    APT-DVC is sponsoring a half-day workshop at Eastern State Penitentiary on Thursday July 26 (rain date July 27) from 8:30am to 1 pm. This event is being held near the end of a two-week long training program being held for the HOPE Crew. The National Trust for Historic Preservation launched an initiative to train more young people in preservation crafts while helping to protect historic cultural sites on public lands. Named “HOPE Crew” for “Hands-OPreservation Experience;” the program links preservation projects to the national youth corps movement. It brings the potential for thousands of crew members to work on hundreds of sites, learning preservation craft skills while rehabilitating historic places.  At Eastern State, the HOPE Crew is comprised of members from PowerCorps PHL and led by David Gibney. 

    The program will begin with an hour-long presentation on the methods and materials for repointing historic masonry structures. Afterwards, participants will have the opportunity to work side-by-side with the HOPE Crew to repoint a wall section near the baseball diamond dating to 1879. An optional audio site tour will be provided to interested registrants from 1pm to 2pm. 

    Instruction will be provided by the International Masonry Institute and Pullman SST. This program counts towards 2 AIA Continuing Education Hours and lunch will be provided. Space is limited to 15 participants.

Past events

09 Jun 2018 Lehigh Valley Cement Manufacturing Tours
27 Apr 2018 Masonry Restoration Workshop at Eastern State Penitentiary
20 Apr 2018 APT DC/APTI Masonry Cleaning Workshop
18 Apr 2018 Spring Happy Hour with YFPA + APT Delaware Valley
09 Feb 2018 The Concrete Surface: Symposium and Workshop
25 Jan 2018 2018 Annual Membership Meeting
04 Nov 2017 Monuments of the Centennial Landscape, Fall 2017 Walking Tour
28 Oct 2017 Coplay Cement Kiln Tour
28 Sep 2017 Secrets of the Schuylkill, Fall 2017 Riverboat Tour
14 Sep 2017 Longwood Gardens: Main Fountain Garden Revitalization Project Tour
10 Jun 2017 Coplay Cement Kilns Tour
20 May 2017 Walking Tour & Stone Carving Workshop
20 May 2017 Architectural Tours of Bryn Athyn
15 Feb 2017 Holzman Iron Studio Tour
19 Jan 2017 2017 Annual Membership Meeting
15 Oct 2016 Secrets of the Schuylkill, Fall Riverboat Tour
28 Jul 2016 Schuylkill Summer Riverboat Tour: POSTPONED
11 Jun 2016 Behind the Scenes of Fonthill Castle
05 May 2016 Longwood Gardens: Main Fountain Gardens Restoration Project – Shop Tour
11 Mar 2016 APT-DVC 2016 Symposium - Documentation Data
28 Jan 2016 2016 Annual Membership Meeting
12 Nov 2015 Philadelphia 30th Street Station: Behind the Scenes
10 Oct 2015 Construction Tour: Conservation of the John Bartram House
17 Sep 2015 Secrets of the Schuylkill Fall Riverboat Tour
04 Aug 2015 Chillin' with Tiffany: Conservation of a Tiffany Rose Window
21 May 2015 Feats of Clay: Philadelphia Brick & Terra Cotta, Reception & Curator's Talk
12 Mar 2015 The Woodlands Cryptoporticus Assessment & Preservation
29 Jan 2015 Annual Membership Meeting
04 Nov 2014 2014 ICRI Delaware Valley Masonry Strengthening Symposium
24 Sep 2014 IMI-APT/DVC Masonry Cleaning Program
11 Sep 2014 Andalusia Big House Preservation Planning
02 Aug 2014 SS United States tour
30 Jun 2014 Call for Candidates for the 26th Richard Morris Hunt Fellow 2015 Fellowship Application
10 May 2014 New York Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS) Spring Meeting
07 May 2014 Protective Coatings for Concrete
30 Apr 2014 Call for Papers/Presentations for 2014 APT DC Chapter Symposium The Challenges of Preserving Modern Materials & Assemblies
26 Mar 2014 The Acropolis of Athens: Recent Analysis and Conservation
20 Feb 2014 Talk20
23 Jan 2014 Annual Membership Meeting
16 Nov 2013 Successful Collaboration Efforts of Conservators, Preservationists and Fine Arts Handlers
11 Oct 2013 APTI Conference: Preserving the Metropolis
30 Sep 2013 Conserving a Time Capsule: The Wagner Free Institute of Science
24 Sep 2013 Masonry Restoration Day
12 Sep 2013 "Something Old, Something New"
12 Jun 2013 The Alhambra: History, Construction, and Preservation
05 Jun 2013 Second National Covered Bridge Conference
08 May 2013 Unearthing a Masterpiece; The “Lod Mosaic” at the Penn Museum
05 Apr 2013 Restoring a Double Architectural Icon: Notre Dame de Paris
18 Mar 2013 'The Meadows Neighborhood in Southwest Philadelphia: Recovering a Lost Landscape'
28 Feb 2013 Conservation of Independence Hall Weathervane
20 Feb 2013 The Divine Lorraine and the Architecture of the Peace Mission Movement
25 Jan 2013 Architecture and Energy: The Influence of Climate and Region
24 Jan 2013 Annual Membership Meeting
14 Jan 2013 The Philadelphia Facade Ordinance and Design Professionals: Risk versus Reward
11 Dec 2012 Fellows Reception Association Preservation Technology International
27 Nov 2012 Philadelphia Chapter Society of Architectural Historians CONSERVATION OF FRANK FURNESS' 1876 CENTENNIAL ARCH
20 Oct 2012 Landscape Restoration at Philadelphia's Fairmount Water Works
06 Oct 2012 DOCOMOMO Tour of Modernist Buildings at the University of Pennsylvania
20 Sep 2012 UNCOMMON MODERN:Commercial Vernacular Architecture in Greater Philadelphia, 1937-1970
13 Sep 2012 Recent Restoration Projects at the Woodlands Mansion
20 Apr 2012 Aerial Boom & Scissor Lift Training
16 Apr 2012 Phoenix from the Ashes: New Life for Coventry Cathedral
17 Mar 2012 Epoxy in Structural Timbers APT/DVC Symposium 2012
26 Jan 2012 Annual Membership Meeting
30 Dec 2011 Memorial Service, Henry Jonas Magaziner 1911-2011
08 Nov 2011 Board Meeting
18 Oct 2011 Structural Stabilization, Restoration, Life Safety and Accessibility Improvements at Merion Meetinghouse
13 Sep 2011 Board Meeting
12 Jul 2011 Board Meeting
28 Jun 2011 Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Beth Sholom Synagogue, Elkins Park, PA.
19 May 2011 A Tour of the recently restored Louis Kahn Bath House and Day Camp, in Ewing, NJ
10 May 2011 Board Meeting
06 Apr 2011 A presentation on the Metal Restoration at Philadelphia City Hall, Philadelphia, PA
24 Mar 2011 Climate Management in Historic Buildings: The Old, the Cold, and the Mold
08 Mar 2011 Board Meeting
04 Mar 2011 Delaware Valley ICRI Facade Symposium
08 Feb 2011 Board Meeting
20 Jan 2011 Annual Membership Meeting
09 Nov 2010 Board Meeting
03 Nov 2010 Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile-A Book Talk and Signing with Author John Ochsendorf
25 Sep 2010 Nemours Mansion and Gardens Tour
14 Sep 2010 Board Meeting
13 Jul 2010 Board Meeting
20 May 2010 Construction History Society Second Biennial Meeting
11 May 2010 St. John the Evangelist Church - Stabilization and New Construction
11 May 2010 Board Meeting
09 Mar 2010 Board Meeting
05 Mar 2010 Architectural Cast Stone- Presentation & Facility Tour
16 Feb 2010 Structure, Architecture and Conservation of The Guggenheim, NYC.
19 Jan 2010 Board Meeting
14 Jan 2010 APT/DVC Annual Meeting
04 Apr 2009 APT/DVC Symposium 2009
10 Feb 2009 Saint Francis De Sales, Investigation Study and Tour
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