The City of Annapolis is offering a free training workshop for commissioners and the public on September 28, 2013. All MAHDC members are invited to attend. Please see the details in the event announcement below.

Rehab Right: Maintaining and Restoring Buildings in Maryland’s Historic Districts
A workshop scheduled for September 28, Annapolis MDUnderstanding the means, methods and materials necessary for the rehabilitation of historic properties is key to any successful historic preservation project in Maryland’s Historic Districts.  Whether you own a historic property, serve on a Historic Preservation Commission or make your livelihood through designing for or restoring historic properties, this training is for you.  Please join historic restoration experts from around the region for a FREE half-day primer on the right way to maintain, repair and restore your buildings historic materials.   Our speakers include:
  • J. Gregg Borchelt, President and CEO of the Brick Industry Association
  • Mimi Giguere, Director of Preservation Services at Kann Partners, and award winning historic preservation architectural firm
  • Carey Howlett, Chief conservator for F. Carey Howlett & Associates specializing in preventive conservation, evaluation and treatment of historic furniture, wooden objects and architecture
  • Ryan Nagel, Principal with Ruff Roofers, a 70-year old roofing firm with expertise in historic roofing materials
  • Staff from the Annapolis Historic Preservation Commission and the Maryland Historical Trust will also be on hand to answer questions.
There is no-cost to attend this workshop and a box-lunch will be available for purchase for $10 for members of the public.  Property owners are encouraged to come with questions and information about their own historic rehabilitation projects.  This is a training co-sponsored by the Maryland Historical Trust so HPC Commission members and staff are provided a complimentary lunch.The workshop is scheduled for September 28, 2013 from 9:30 to 1 pm at Annapolis City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, MD.  Parking is available in the adjacent City garage.  Please RSVP to Karen Brown ( or 410/263-7961 by 9/26 with your name, email, and if you are a commissioner or staff to commission, your commission name.  Please indicate your preference (i.e. vegetarian / non-vegetarian) for lunch.  For any additional questions about the workshop, please call Lisa Craig, Chief of Historic Preservation at 410/263-7961 x7790.