Programming

Friday, March 3, 2017

Saving Places- A Preservation Celebration

Opening Reception
The Paxton, 14th & Farnam
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Join Restoration Exchange Omaha and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Omaha Chapter in celebrating 52 years of Preservation in our community.  The evening will be held at The Paxton-Omaha’s premiere historic Art Deco building.  The evening will include Cocktails and Heavy Hors D’oeuvres, Hand selected silent auction items for preservation lovers and a video awards ceremony.  Conclude the evening with desserts and conversation while enjoying some of the best views in Omaha.

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Restore Omaha Conference and Exhibition

Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus – 32nd and Sorensen Parkway
Institute for the Culinary Arts Building and the Mule Barn
8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

8:00 – 9:15 a.m. – Registration & Exhibits Open

9:15 – 9:45 a.m. – Welcome & Announcements

9:45 –  10:00 a.m. – Opening Session

       Your City is a Library- Sheila Ireland, Architect, HDR

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. – Breakout Sessions

Restoration of M’s Pub Building – Gary Bowen, FAIA Principal at BVH Architecture : 1 AIA CEU

What Style is this House- Brenda Nelson Intern Architect at Alley Poyner Macchietto Architects: 1 AIA CEU/ 1 NREC CEU

Insuring your Historic Home – Matt Dougherty, State Farm Insurance

Omaha Municipal Land Bank – Marty Barnhart, Executive Director Omaha Municipal Land Bank

Technical Sessions:

Maintaining Old Windows –Tim Christensen, Craftsman and Jess Benjamin, Artist and Homeowner : 1 AIA CEU

How to Patch and Repair Damaged Exterior Stucco – Dick Grace, Owner of Grace Plastering Inc. : 1 AIA CEU

11:15 – 12:00 p.m. – Lunch – Visit Booths & Network

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Keynote Speaker

Why Old Places Matter– Tom Mayes, Vice President & Senior Counsel, National Trust for Historic Preservation : 1 AIA CEU

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. – Breakout Sessions

Howard Street Flats Renovation – Martin Kluck, Alley Poyner Machietto Architects and Brandon Johnsen, NuStyle Develpoment : 1 AIA CEU

Home Inspections, what to expect with old homes – Matt Baker : 1 NREC CEU

Historic Tile- Bungalow and Victorian – Josh Blanc, Owner Clay Squared to Infinity LLC : 1 AIA CEU

Hardware in Older Homes – Problems, Solutions and Finding Replacements – Jay Grabow

Technical Sessions:

How to Patch and Repair  Damaged Interior Plaster – Dick Grace, Grace Plastering Inc. : 1 AIA CEU

Exterior Restoration – Steps and Strategies – David Lawerence and Steve Wilhelm of Lawrence Paint Company : 1 AIA CEU

2:15 – 2:45 p.m. – Visit Booths & Hands-On Technical Area

2:45 – 3:45 p.m. – Breakout Sessions

How to Buy and Sell Historic Homes – Tim Reeder and Aubrey Hess, Better Home and Garden Real Estate Vaughn Wiebusch and Anna Lemieux, Team Wiebusch Re/Max Results : 1 NREC CEU

House Flipping – Lessons Learned – Carrie Derrick, Urban Restorative

Historic Tile – Midcentury Modern –  Josh Blanc, Owner Clay Squared to Infinity LLC  : 1 AIA CEU

Historic Easments – Tom Mayes, Vice President & Senior Counsel, National Trust for Historic Preservation : 1 AIA CEU

Technical Sessions:

Interior Restoration – Tips and Tricks – David Lawrence and Steve Wilhelm, of Lawrence Paint Company : 1 AIA CEU

Maintaining Old Windows – Tim Christensen, Craftsman and Jess Benjamin, Artist and Homeowner : 1 AIA CEU

3:45 – 4:45 p.m. – Restoration JAM!

Five attendees share their current restoration projects in five minutes or less.